During his campaign for Virginia governor, Terry McAuliffe refused to take a position on the controversial Bi-County Parkway. But now that he occupies the top office in Richmond, the roadway's fate rests with him.
Since the 2009 Red Line crash that killed nine people near Fort Totten, Metro has been operating its trains manually. But now the transit agency is preparing to start testing the system to return operation of the trains to a computer.
Ray LaHood, the Illinois Republican who served seven terms in the U.S. House before becoming the nation’s transportation chief in 2009, repeated his call for Congress and the president to agree to raise the federal gas tax, last increased in 1993.
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