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Tolls Are Biggest Silver Line Issue, Not Unions, Residents Say

While funding for Silver Line construction continues to hinge on whether contractors using union labor will get preferential treatment, residents of nearby Reston, Va. are objecting to the threat of dramatic toll hikes.

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Gray Confident In D.C. Streetcar Plans

After reaching a deal with Oregon Iron Works, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says he's confident the H Street and Benning Road Streetcar line will open on time next year.

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From A To B: New Potomac River Bridge Talks Continue

There's renewed talk of the need for another bridge across the Potomac River, but history suggests those talks rarely bear fruit.

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From A To B: Inside An Epic Road Trip

Two bikes, an open road and more than two months of travel... We go inside an epic cross-country adventure.

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D.C. Brings Back Potholepalooza

The District is launching its annual Potholepalooza this Tuesday, and is seeking help from the public.

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Program Offers Low-Income Families Car Loans

A new program is helping low-income families buy or repair used cars.
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Dulles Rail Funding Up For Vote In Fairfax County

Fairfax County supervisors will vote today on continued funding for the Dulles Rail project, and Fairfax Board chair Sharon Bulova says they hope to keep costs down, especially those funded by increasing tolls on the Dulles Toll Road.

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April Named 'Distracted Driving' Month In Virginia

Virginia governor Bob McDonnell is callig April "Distracted Driving month," to raise awareness about the dangers of operating an automobile with one's attention averted.

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D.C. Leaders Ponder A Plan To Modernize Taxicabs

District leaders are weighing a plan that would modernize the city's taxis at a cost to passengers.
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Dynamic Tolling Coming To Virginia Express Lanes

Virginia's 495 Express Lanes will implement a relatively new dynamic tolling system set to open late this year.

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