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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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Maryland Police Prepare For A Weekend Of Drunk Drivers

Police in Maryland are gearing up for a busy holiday weekend of getting drunk drivers off the road.
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Dedicated Bus Lane From Crystal City To Potomac Yard To Open Next Month

The D.C. area will see it's first dedicated bus lane next month in "Metroway" — a line running from Crystal City through Braddock Road in Northern Virginia.

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