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Prince George's Stands Behind Purple Line, Despite Cost

The estimated cost of Maryland's Purple Line light rail project is going up again, and local support remains strong.

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Gray To Name New DDOT Director

After months of waiting, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray is expected to announce his choice for a new leader for the city's Department of Transportation today.

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Checking Out An Aerobatic Pilot's Bag Of Tricks

One of the country's top aerobatic pilots will be loop-de-looping through the skies at this weekend's Andrews Air Force Base air show, and one WAMU reporter got an early glimpse of what's in store.

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Dulles Metro Project Faces More Loudoun County Resistance

In Virginia, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors is continuing its opposition of a plan to build an underground Metrorail station at Dulles Airport.

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New D.C. Transportation Chief Selected By Mayor Gray

A new director will be leading D.C.'s Department of Transportation moving forward. Mayor Vincent Gray chose to promote from within by nominating Terry Bellamy, who's currently serving as an interim director.

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D.C.-To-NYC Buses May Get More Expensive With New Regulations

In D.C.'s Chinatown neighborhood, buses leave to or arrive from New York City at almost any hour. These buses have grown in popularity, thanks in large part to their low prices. But starting this summer, D.C. can charge companies for using curbside space.

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Metro Proposes Increasing Train Wait Times

As Metro works to close a $66 million budget gap, riders could face longer Metrorail delays on weekends and the elimination of some bus routes.

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