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Transportation Secretary Says He'll Deny Loan Request For Dulles Metrorail

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is telling the planners behind the Dulles Metrotrail project that he won’t grant them the federal loan they were requesting, and that could have a big impact on local toll road users.

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Traffic Safety: Have You Checked Your Tire Pressure Lately?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is joining with rubber manufacturers to talk about proper tire care.

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Alexandria Considers Bikeshare Pilot Program

In Virginia, Capital Bikeshare could be expanding into Alexandria, where the city manager is considering a pilot program that would expand the system already in place in Arlington and the District.

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Transportation Safety Board Investigates Va. Bus Crash

Virginia State Police say driver fatigue was one of the factors that led to a tour bus flipping over and killing four of its passengers on I-95 in Virginia Tuesday. But it may be a while before we know what really caused the fatal crash.

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Questions About Bus Safety Follow Fatal Bus Crash

It's a booming industry, where every day, low-price buses head north from D.C. to New York, Philadelphia and Boston, and south to North Carolina and elsewhere. But exhausted drivers and a lack of seat belts have led to calls for more regulation.

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Federal Officials Intervene In Dulles Metrorail Clash

The Obama administration is staging an intervention of sorts for the Dulles Metrorail project to get the rail extension back on track.

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