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D.C. Taxicab Commission Making Strides On New Payment Systems

D.C.'s fleet of taxis is well on its way to installing new, modern payment systems that will allow riders to use their smartphone or credit cards to pay fares.

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Majority Of Riders Give Metro Positive Ratings, Poll Finds

Metro often draws the ire of riders with frequent delays, breakdowns, and fare hikes, but a new poll shows that a majority of customers still hold a favorable view of the transit system.

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VDOT Fields Ideas To Relieve Congestion On I-66

The traffic on Interstate 66 has long been the target of the Virginia Department of Transportation, which is now turning to the private sector for answers.

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Capital Bikeshare Encourages New Trips, Saves Users Money On Travel

Users of the region's popular bike-sharing system say they're making trips they otherwise wouldn't, have changed the way they get around town and are feeling healthier as a result.

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Metro Survey Highlights Progress In Promoting Culture Of Safety

There's still plenty of work to do to make Metro safer, but a recent survey shows progress in employees' willingness to report safety issues on the transit system.

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Construction Of M Street Bike Lane Beginning In August

D.C. officials sketched out the route of a new M Street bicycle lane on Monday, which would feature many improvements over existing designs, including a greater buffer against automobile traffic.

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Metro Urges Patience After Rider Forces Doors On Green Line

Green Line riders faced significant delays this morning, which Metro said was made worse when a rider opened emergency doors

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'Outer Beltway' Meets Opposition From Residents, Lawmakers

A third battle of Manassas is underway in Northern Virginia. This fight does not concern the fate of the nation — it's about a highway.

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Plans Move Forward For New North-South Highway West Of Dulles

Eager to serve the "corridor of significance" between Prince William and Loudoun Counties, planners have released a new study on a proposed highway in Northern Virginia.

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Addressing Metro Safety After The Boston Marathon Bombing

Security has been increased in Washington D.C. following the explosions in Boston this week, but security experts say the odds of being injured by a terrorist attack are still infinitesimal.

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