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Weeks After Latest Delay, Still No Word On Silver Line Opening

The Silver Line was supposed to open in January, but disagreements between MWAA and a contractor over construction problems may push the transportation project as far late summer.

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States Spend Too Much On New Roads, Neglecting Maintenance, Report Says

Repairing and maintaining existing transportation infrastructure doesn't garner headlines, but a new report from Taxpayers for Common Sense and Smart Growth America say it needs to take priority over building and expanding roads.

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Alexandria Officials Want To Push Cyclists To Royal Street

After the approval of bike lanes on a stretch of King Street in Alexandria, city officials are now turning their attention to nudging cyclists from Union Street to Royal Street to ease congestion.

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Potholepalooza In The District

Across the area, the consensus seems to be winter weather has worn out its welcome. And it's taking a toll on more than people's patience. Roads across the region are showing lots of wear and tear from storms and efforts to clean up after them.

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King Street Bike Lanes Approved

Bike lanes are coming to a stretch of King Street after the Alexandria City Council unanimously approved the measure over the objections of some residents.

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DDOT To End Traffic Calming Project On Wisconsin

After an abortive attempt to put in center turn lanes on Wisconsin Ave. NW, the District Department of Transportation is turning the traffic pattern back to six lanes.

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Metro Opens Early Saturday For Rock 'N' Roll Marathon

It's a wacky weekend on Metro, with an early opening on Saturday, a station closing, and delays at the ends of two lines.
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Metro Fares Going Up, But By How Much?

Metro officials are still trying to figure how just how much more to charge for Metrobus, Metrorail and MetroAccess when fares are expected to increase this July.

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Should Alexandria Residents Make Room For Bike Lanes On King Street?

A new proposal under consideration in Alexandria would put bike lanes along King Street in Old Town, at the expense of parking spots currently being used by residents.

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Laurel Traffic Jam Exacerbated By Driver Misbehavior

Drivers, please stop behaving badly on Route 198.

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