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Metro Holds Public Hearing On Spending Improvement Funds

For all the criticism Metro has received over rail and even escalator safety lately, just two people showed up to speak at a public hearing at Metro headquarters Monday.

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D.C. Council Scrutinizes 'Fully-Loaded' SUVs

Lawmakers in the District continue to scrutinize how the city leases vehicles for government use.

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Loudoun May Withdraw Funding From Dulles Metrorail

Cost estimates continue to rise for the second phase of the Dulles Metrorail project -- from Herndon to Dulles Airport and beyond. And now Loudoun County may withdraw its share of the funding for the project.

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One-Quarter Of Those Arrested On Metro Are Younger Than 20

Metro Transit Police Chief Michael Taborn says there's been a spike in crime committed by youth on Metrorail and Metrobuses; last year they made up a little more than 500 of the approximately 2,000 arrests.

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Maryland Delegation Urged To Fight Cuts, Get Money For Roads

Money for mass transit projects like the Purple Line in suburban D.C. topped Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's wish list when he traveled to Capitol Hill.

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Airports Authority Receives More Scrutiny

Local politicians in Northern Virginia are disturbed by reports of mismanagement at the Washington Airports Authority.

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DMV Ticket Database Says DPW Vehicles Owe Nearly 30K In Fines

Vehicles registered to the city's Department of Public Works, the agency in charge of writing parking tickets, have racked up nearly $30,000 in outstanding parking fines and fees –- that's according to online records with the DMV.

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