Residents in one Northeast D.C. neighborhood asked the police to put up a speed camera to slow down commuters who use a four-lane avenue like a highway — but the speed camera doesn't seem to be working.
With regulation for ride-hailing apps passed in D.C., Virginia and now Maryland, the National Capital region is among the most favorable in the country for the likes of Uber. But why here and not elsewhere?
The federal fund that pays for road and transit projects is scheduled to run out of money in July — two months later than expected — and the Obama administration's top transportation official is once again calling on Congress to find a long-term solution.
The deadly smoke incident in a tunnel at L'Enfant Plaza earlier this year prompted Metro to improve the reliability of radios for first responders — but it will be years before a project to up the reliability to 99 percent is complete.
The development of dense urban development around Metro stations in the D.C. region is bolstering Metro ridership forecasts in the coming years and may weigh in on how the transit agency deals with strained rail capacity.
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