The original vision for the D.C. Streetcar system was a 22-miles of track to connect disparate parts of the District. But a changing budget climate has led to pared down plans that could diminish the streetcar's value.
Neither Metro nor the four major wireless carriers can say whether they will complete long-delayed work to provide cellphone coverage in Metro rail tunnels as a Sept. 30 deadline looms, three years after the original deadline passed.
Maryland's governor wants to give private companies a five-month extension on Purple Line bids in hopes that they can lower the costs, but supporters of the project say that push back the timeline and potentially compromise federal funds.
Construction of the Purple Line in Montgomery and Prince George's counties is supposed to start by the end of the year, but another delay has supporters questioning the light rail system's future in Maryland.
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