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In Virginia, Highways Grow Wider And Come With Tolls

Virginia's top transportation planners foresee a 70-mile network of express toll lanes that will offer motorists the option of paying for a reliable commute, carpooling free or hopping an express bus to reach their jobs.
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Private Sector Could Help Relieve Virginia's Congestion Woes

Building new lanes and charging commuters to use them could be a smart strategy for the commonwealth, says a transportation expert.
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With Transitway, Alexandria And Arlington Not On The Same Track

Elected officials from Alexandria and Arlington gather today to break ground on a new transitway, but the neighboring jurisdictions are moving in different directions.
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Virginia Proposes Adding Express Lanes To I-66

Transportation officials hope to transform a heavily congested stretch of Interstate 66 in northern Virginia by adding express lanes, a rapid bus system and a park-and-ride network.
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Metroway Promises Smooth Ride From Crystal City To Braddock Road

Next month Northern Virginia will see the first traffic lanes dedicated to bus lanes when the Metroway opens between Crystal City and Braddock Road.

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Following Collision, Pedestrian Safety Measures Added To Maryland Avenue

A librarian was struck last month in an intersection along Maryland Avenue in Northeast D.C., prompting DDOT to respond with a number of temporary fixes aimed at pedestrian safety.

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Short-Term Fix: House Approves $11B In Transportation Funding

The federal Highway Trust Fund got a short-term reprieve by the House on Tuesday, as lawmakers passed a $11 billion plan to keep the account from running dry.

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The Next Battlefield Of The Great Uber Wars: Annapolis, Md.

The city of Annapolis wants ridesharing company Uber to stop operating in Maryland's capital until it registers as a cab service.
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DDOT Best-Case Scenario Targets November Opening For D.C. Streetcar

The opening date for the new D.C. streetcar system on H Street Northeast has long been a source of anticipation, and the latest best-case projections have the system opening later this year.

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Gray Makes Pitch For D.C. Streetcar Ahead Of Budget Vote Monday

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray vetoed the District's spending plan last week and is now making his pitch for compromise on the budget ahead of D.C. Council's override vote on Monday.

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