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Memorial Day Travelers Expected In Greater Numbers

With the start of the Memorial Day weekend just days away, travel experts predict an uptick in the number of people expected to travel to Ocean City and the Eastern Shore.

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Gas Prices Dip Slightly In D.C. Region

Some regional gas prices appear to be falling just one week before the Memorial Day travel weekend.

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With Seat Belt Campaign, Virginia Steps Up Enforcement

Police around the region and the country are urging drivers to buckle up as part of a national Click It or Ticket campaign.

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BRAC Preprations: Alexandria Restricts Parking Near Mark Center

Members of the Alexandria City Council are creating a new daytime parking district to deal with overflow parking expected at Mark Center.

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Purple Line Sharing Roadway Will Pose Safety Challenges

Cost estimates for the Purple Line project, a light rail line in Maryland that would go from Bethesda to New Carrollton, are rising. But the project's planners say that's not the biggest challenge they face.

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Commuters Take To Two-Wheelers For 'Bike To Work Day'

The weather couldn't have turned out nicer for the D.C. area's 2011 Bike to Work Day today, and expert and novice cyclists alike filled the city streets and "pit stops" to mark the occasion.