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Metro To Add Longer Buses To Two Busy D.C. Routes

Metrobus riders on two routes traveling along 16th Street and Georgia Avenue NW often complain of overcrowding, and now the transit agency has responded by announcing that it will run longer buses on those routes.
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Ward 8 To Get First Bike Lanes This Summer

The District has more than 70 miles of bike lanes, but none in Ward 8. That will change this summer.
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Man Visiting D.C. Says He Was Kidnapped By Uber Driver

The man says the Uber driver ran red lights and nearly mowed down pedestrians in his panicked flight from Washington.
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At 50, Federal Transit Administration Credited With Growing Public Transit

Today is the 50th anniversary of the Federal Transit Administration, the government agency tasked with promoting and expanding public transit options like buses, trains, ferries, and subways.
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DDOT Goes On Defensive On Potholes And Street Conditions

After a brutal winter, the District Department of Transportation said it filled more than 50,000 potholes. Still, many local roads are crumbling.
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Heat Causes Delays In Trains On Maryland And Virginia

Some MARC and VRE customers can expect delays this afternoon because of high heat.
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Air, Space & Rail? Silver Line To Link Museum Facilities In D.C. And Virginia

When Metro's new Silver Line opens later this month, it will provide the first public transportation link between the National Air and Space Museum's locations in D.C. and Northern Virginia.
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DDOT Abandons 'Zebras' On Pennsylvania Avenue Bike Lane

Bicyclists say the striped bumpers, installed last fall, simply didn't do what they were intended to do.
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Old Railcars Slow Down Metro Progress

Metro’s fleet of aging railcars — scheduled for replacement over the next several years — continues to bedevil commuters, risking Metro’s message that things actually are getting better halfway through a six-year, $5 billion rebuilding effort.
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Metro Running On Saturday Schedule For Independence Day

Metro is running on a Saturday schedule for the Fourth of July holiday, but will add trains in the afternoon and evening to help accommodate crowds going to see the fireworks.

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