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Some Blue Line Riders Stand To Lose With Start Of Silver Line Service

Metro says just 11 percent of all existing riders will experience longer wait times thanks to the start of the Silver Line, but that is small consolation for those on the Blue Line, who will feel most of the pain.

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Virginia Man Cited For Attempting To Board Flight With Loaded Gun

A spokesperson with the TSA says officers detected the handgun with five rounds of ammunition in the man's carry-on bag.
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Metro Sets Official Start Date For Silver Line: July 26

The Silver Line finally has a firm opening date: July 26. This comes after months of delays and contractor problems set back Phase I of the Metro line into Northern Virginia.

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"Hazard Above": Drones and Public Safety

Unmanned aerial drones have transformed the way America wages war and collects intelligence abroad. Beginning next year, commercial drones are expected to expand rapidly within the United States. But what happens when a drone falls from...

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D.C. Taxicab Drivers Organize Against Ridesharing Services

Local labor groups are focusing on pressuring the D.C. Council to help cabbies stave off competition from the unregulated, on-demand “ridesharing” services UberX, Lyft, and Sidecar.
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Silver Line Opening Date Expected To Be Announced Monday

After a series of delays, Metro's general manager is expected to announce the opening date of the Silver Line at the top of the week.
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McAuliffe Comments Give Bi-County Parkway Boosters Hope

A controversial highway plan in Northern Virginia may have gotten a boost from Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
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From A To B: Big Questions Remain About Parking At Metro's Silver Line Stops

We'll discuss the ongoing questions over parking at Metro's new Silver Line stops in our monthly look at D.C. transportation.

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Funding For Improvements To Virginia Roadways Approved

The Commonwealth Transportation Board has approved funding for improvements to many area roadways, including I-66 and I-495.

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Arlington Streetcars Won't Go To Referendum. Now What?

A 3-2 majority on the county board decided to keep the controversial Arlington streetcar projects from being decided by voters, and both opponents and supporters are having their say.