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Another Weekend, Another Round Of Metro Track Work

Metro trains will be running slower than normal across all five lines this weekend, as the transit agency's rebuilding program continues.

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Chris Zimmerman Takes Smart Growth Ideas from Arlington to National Stage

One of the region's biggest boosters of transit-oriented development is heading for a fresh start this month.

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Frigid Temperatures Freeze Morning Commute On Metro

As the D.C. region tries to get back to work after a wintery blast this week, the Metro system has been beset with mechanical problems linked to the cold.

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Canadian Company Behind Capital Bikeshare Files For Bankruptcy

Bixi, which is behind Capital Bikeshare and other bike-sharing systems, is buried under debt that will have to be restructured in the coming weeks.

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Winter Snow Storm Plays Havoc On Transportation Around D.C.

Drivers are urged to stay off the roads in the midst of this snowy winter storm, and those heading out of area airports may be in for quite the wait.

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Alexandria Seeking State Funds To Help Build Potomac Yard Metro Station

Alexandria officials are asking for $58 million in state funds over the next decade to help finance the construction of the Potomac Yard Metro station.
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Local Hotels Oppose Proposed Fee Increases On Free Airport Shuttles

The hospitality industry in Northern Virginia is protesting a slew of proposed fees affecting airport shuttle buses.
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With Population Growing, Transportation Planners Say They Need To Keep Up

A plan adopted by the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board says that the region has to both maintain and expand transportation options — cars, public transit, cycling, walking — to cope with expected population growth.
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Contractor Nears Completion On Silver Line, Handoff To Metro Soon

A series of snags delayed the planned January opening of the Silver Line, but as contractors come closer to completing their testing, an open in spring is looking more likely.

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D.C. Taxi Drivers Left In The Lurch After Gleike Pulls Out

After the French payment service provider Gleike ceased operations in the District this week, hundreds of D.C. cab drivers have been left holding the bag.

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