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Uber One Step Closer To Having Easier Access To Hails At Dulles And DCA

Uber and other ride-hailing services may soon have their own waiting areas at two D.C.-area airports — but they'd have to pay for access to the curbs.
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Transit-Oriented Community Along I-66 Is Struck With Highway Realities

They wanted to be close to the Dunn Loring Metro Station so they could commute on the Orange Line and their kids could walk to a nearby elementary school. The expansion of I-66 could upend that lifestyle.

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Tax Clash Adds Tension To Debate Over Potomac Yard

As Alexandria settles on a financing plan for the new Metro station at Potomac Yard, residents in the area are questioning whether a proposed tax increase on their homes is a wise decision.

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On Infrastructure Spending, Congress Kicks The Can Down The Road Again

A long-term federal transportation plan remains forthcoming as the House today voted for the twelfth short-term funding patch in just six years.

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Searching For Transit In I-66 Expansion Plans; Public Funds Give Virginia Options

Virginia is going to study plans to keep future tolls on I-66 under state control, and state officials say doing so could produce hundreds of millions of dollars to pay for additional road and transit projects.
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DDOT Installs U-Turn Barriers Along Pennsylvania Avenue Cycle Track

Cyclists have been complaining for years about cars pulling U-turns over the cycle track on Pennsylvania Avenue, and DDOT is hoping newly-installed Park-Its will ameliorate the problem.

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Who Will Pony Up For The Purple Line? County Leaders Meet Hogan Thursday

Supporters of the Purple Line project in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties say they still believe they can convince Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to get behind the project — despite signals the governor may cancel it.
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Capitol Hill Residents Plead With DDOT For Faster Action To Slow Down Traffic

A vocal group of residents in the Capitol Hill neighborhood say efforts to slow down cars and give more space for bikes and pedestrians isn't moving quickly enough.

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Better Bicycling Information May Be On The Way From D.C. DMV

Drivers in D.C. may soon be getting a little more in the mail from the DMV: The agency is planning to work with cycling organizations to get out information about bike safety.
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Safety On The Rails Faces Funding And Technical Hurdles After Amtrak Disaster

In the wake of the Amtrak derailment that killed 8 and injured hundreds, debate rages over what — if anything — could have been done to prevent it.