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New York Ave Construction Could Mean $50 In Metro Fares For Commuters

Major road construction is about to begin on New York Avenue in Northeast D.C. and the District is offering inconvenienced commuters some compensation for their troubles.

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BRAC Funding Will Help With Va. Traffic, But Not Soon Enough

In Virginia, the Department of Defense Base realignment and Closure -- or BRAC -- program could bring a huge economic boost to the Route 1 corridor in the form of 4000 new employees coming to work at Fort Belvoir. But new traffic problems could offset the benefits.

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AAA: High Gas Prices Leading To More Stranded Drivers

The high cost of hitting the gas pump these days has some drivers putting it off as long as possible. In D.C., AAA Mid-Atlantic says the number of roadside calls from drivers running out of fuel has increased 40 percent in April, compared to the same period in 2010.

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Moran Urges Northern Va. To Sue Pentagon Over BRAC

Northern Virginia Congressman Jim Moran (D) wants a lawsuit brought against the Pentagon to stop it from moving thousands of its workers to Alexandria and creating crippling traffic tie ups. And a report released Wednesday by the Pentagon's Inspector General might provide just the opening he's looking for.

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Looking Forward To Final Portion Of The ICC

In Maryland, the second portion of the Intercounty Connector has yet to open, but state and Prince George's County officials are already looking forward to opening the third part of the road.

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In D.C, Get Ready To Pay For Parking Via Smartphone App

You'll soon be able to pay for parking at all 17,000 of the District's street metered parking spaces by phone.

Drivers that frequently park in Foggy Bottom or near Nationals ballpark probably already know there's an app for that. Now, the pilot program is being extended city-wide.

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Biden Entourage Blocks Commuters From Boarding Trains

Some Maryland commuters were miffed Tuesday when they were blocked from boarding MARC trains early in the evening rush. Some of them took to Twitter to say they knew what was up: Vice President Joe Biden was planning to ride the train. Here's what they had to say:

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Airports Authority Stands Ground On Dulles Station

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is resisting calls against building a costly underground Metro station at Dulles International Airport.