Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has handed off safety oversight of the Metro to Federal Transit Administration, but the federal agency will need to bring on more inspectors to keep up with the workload.
More than 700,000 hobbyists plan to buy a drone this year, up 63 percent from last year. Now the FAA will require registration of the small aircraft. What does it mean for the safety of the national airspace?
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser promised in September that passenger service on the city's long-delayed streetcar line would start later this year. But her top transportation official isn't making any promises.
Given his expertise in transportation, we asked former D.C. Department of Transportation head Gabe Klein what he would like to see D.C. do — if cost was no issue — to improve how residents and visitors move around the nation's capital.
Gabe Klein, the former head of the DDOT, has never been afraid of ruffling feathers to get things done. In his new book, he writes about how going against the tide — and developing unexpected partners — can lead to revolutionary change in urban areas.
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