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Biden To Spotlight Federal Transportation Spending In Norfolk

Vice President Joe Biden will stand alongside Virginia lawmakers on Wednesday to tout federal funding for transportation projects in Norfolk, Virginia.

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Metro Moving Closer To Restoring Smoother, Computer-Operated Service

Metro's top engineer will brief the transit agency's board today on plans to return trains to computer control — something not seen since the fatal Red Line crash in 2009.

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Arlington County Approves Funding For Columbia Pike Streetcar Design

The Arlington County Board gave the go-ahead on Wednesday for a contractor to begin the preliminary engineering and design work on a 7.4 mile streetcar system in Arlington and Fairfax Counties.

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DDOT Proposes Big Expansion For D.C. Circulator

The District Department of Transportation wants to expand four of the five existing Circulator lines and add six more.
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Montgomery County Grounds Drones Before They Take Off

The county government has purchased four drones for use by its fire department and innovation office, but bureaucracy is keeping them grounded for now.

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For Some D.C. Residents, Every Day Is Car-Free Day

Monday marked the international event Car-Free Day. But in the D.C. area, plenty of residents are going without a vehicle, and the number of car-free residents is likely to grow.
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D.C. Cab Companies Blame Steep Declines In Revenue On Ridesharing

Taxicab companies in the District say unregulated "ridesharing" services like UberX are eating into their bottom line by taking street hails, and they want that to change.

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D.C. Police Crack Down On Bicycling Violations

The MPD is in the process of enforcing bicycling laws, writing tickets for all kinds of violations.
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Death Of Land Deal Means Smaller Purple Line Station In Bethesda

The western-most stop on the planned Purple Line light rail system in Montgomery County may not be as nice as planners wanted, as a deal to redevelop a key piece of land has fallen through.
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Environmental Design Change Won't Bust Silver Line Budget, Says MWAA

The cost of complying with regulations on stormwater runoff in Virginia will not put Silver Line Phase II to Dulles Airport over-budget, according to an MWAA official.

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