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Metro Hikes Not Keeping People From Riding During Peak Hours

Riders may not like paying an extra 20 cents to take Metrorail during peak hours, but Metro says last year's price bump is not stopping people from riding during the height of rush hours.

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Wisconsin Ave Reopens After Closure

D.C. police have reopened the southbound lanes of Wisconsin Avenue NW, after the road was shut for almost two hours Tuesday morning.

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Year-long Constitution Ave. Construction Begins

Road crews are preparing to begin a major construction project that will rehabilitate Constitution Avenue. The road work will mean lane closures and traffic delays for drivers for the next year.

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Woman Struck By Metro Train

A woman is suffering serious, but non-life threatening injuries after being struck by a Metro train at the Bethesda station Monday morning.

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Ashburn Man Pleads Guilty In Al-Qaida Bomb Plot

A man from Northern Virginia has pleaded guilty to joining what he thought was an al-Qaida plot to bomb the Washington region's Metrorail system.

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D.C. Roads Will Be Hit Hard By Government Shutdown

A federal government shutdown could have a major impact on local roads — especially in the District of Columbia. The National Park Service operates dozens of roads here in the D.C. region and if the federal government shuts down, many of them could be closed.

For WAMU's full coverage of the potential government shutdown, click here.

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Old Plans, Current Debate: Would A Second Beltway Work Today?

The idea of another circular highway in Maryland and Virginia -- a second Beltway -- may seem far-fetched. But some local transportation activists say it's just what our congested highway system needs.

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