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Metro Budget Hearings: What A Difference A Year Makes

This week, Metro will be hashing out its budget for the coming year at six public hearings. The gap this year is less than one-third of last year's.

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Metro Partners With Google To Share Transit Info

Google has announced a new partnership with Metro to add the transit agency's rail and bus schedules to Google Maps.

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D.C.'s Accessible Cab Drivers Matter As Much As Cabs Themselves

People in D.C. living with disabilities are celebrating the arrival of new wheelchair-accessible taxis -- the specially trained taxi drivers that come with them may be more important.

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Montgomery Co. Officer Turns Tragedy To Teen Driver Awarneness

The car crash last week in Germantown, Md., which took the life of a Northwest high school graduate has refocused attention on the potential dangers faced by young drivers. With the start of prom season, one Montgomery County officer is transforming a personal tragedy into a message of safety behind the wheel.

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Bay Bridge Tolls And Others In Md. Could Rise For First Time In Decades

The Maryland Transportation Authority is developing a plan that would raise tolls dramatically. The proposed tolls are part of a four-year package of $210 million in increases.

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D.C. Transportation Officials Are Resigning

Mayor Vincent Gray's administration has yet to nominate a permanent leader for D.C.'s Department of Transportation, and now WAMU has learned two of its senior staffers are resigning.

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