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Board Recommends Names For Sliver Line Metro Stations

In Virginia, there are now proposed names for some of the Metrorail stations that will eventually open on the new Silver Line.

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Taxis In D.C. Add $1 Surcharge

Beginning Monday, you'll have to shell out an extra dollar for a cab ride in the District.

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FAA Changes Protocol After Air Traffic Controller Fell Asleep On Duty

Federal safety officials are taking steps to avoid a repeat of the incident on Wednesday morning when an air traffic controller fell asleep in the tower at Reagan National Airport, leaving two passenger planes to land without assistance.

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MetroAccess Contract Extension Tabled After Lobbying Reports

Metro is delaying the extension of a nearly $500 million contract after reports that the contractor may have hired one of Metro's former top executives to lobby on its behalf.

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Air Traffic Controller Fell Asleep While On Duty

UPDATE: The nation's top aviation official says he's suspended a control tower supervisor while investigating why no controller was available to aid two planes that landed at Washington's Reagan airport earlier this week, according to The Associated Press.

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