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D.C. Has Relatively Safe Streets, But Still Needs Improvements, Report Finds

A new report concludes that D.C. has some of the safest roads in the nation, but bicyclist and pedestrian fatalities are still rising.
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With Work Still Left To Be Done, Silver Line Director Leaves Post

Silver Line project director Pat Nowakowski is leaving for another transit agency, though he didn't say which one.
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D.C. Considering Toll Lanes On 14th Street Bridge

Though years away, the proposal would start with carpool lanes and expand to include toll lanes on one of the busiest bridges crossing the Potomac.
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Metro's CFO Resigns In Wake Of Damning Federal Audit

Metro's CFO Carol Kissal is resigning to take a job in the private sector, according to a memo Metro General Manager Richard Sarles distributed to agency staff today.
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Capital Bikeshare Supplier Bought, Reopening Door To Expansion

Bixi, the company that supplies bicycles and bike stations to the Capital Bikeshare program, has been rescued from bankruptcy. But does that mean the bike sharing will resume expansion in our area?

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16th Street Heights Residents Petition For A Safer Arkansas Avenue

Residents of the Northwest neighborhood say a stretch of the avenue is unsafe for pedestrians after another dramatic accident last weekend.
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Arlington County Keeps Count Of Cyclists

Arlington County is installing bike-counting machines that help determine how many people ride to and from work, information that helps with planning.
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Slew Of Transportation Changes Passed In Maryland Legislative Session

From fines for traffic camera operators to new regulations for scooters, Maryland lawmakers were busy tweaking the way things work on state roadways this legislative session.

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Obama Administration Faces Tough Sell On Transportation Spending

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is planning a national bus tour to raise the profile of a plan to raise more funds for the sagging transportation infrastructure across the country.

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Second Time's The Charm? Contractor To Submit Silver Line For Approval

Contractor Bechtel says they will submit the Silver Line to MWAA for the third time as soon as today, triggering another 15-day review process.

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