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On The ICC, Residents, Commuters Mull A Highway's Pros And Cons

The Intercounty Connector in Maryland is a dream for some commuters, and a nightmare for others who live near the near highway.
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Prince George's County Cracks Down On Illegal Drag Racing

Four years after a deadly drag-racing crash, Prince George's County officials say new rules have been slowing down aggressive drivers.
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From A to B: Metro Launches Ambitious Rebuilding Program

Metro is trying to revitalize an aging public transit system with its largest rebuilding program yet.

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Budget Uncertainty Hampers Maryland Transportation Planning

Lawmakers in states like Maryland would like to undertake long-term transportation projects, but Congress' reticence to pass budget legislation has many such projects on hold.

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From A To B: Political Games Continue Over Dulles Rail

A dispute over unionized labor on the Dulles Metro Rail project could end with higher fees for drivers who use the Dulles Toll Road.

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Lawmakers Dig In Over Dulles Metro Rail Funding

Virginia's General Assembly continues to apply pressure to the MWAA, threatening to withhold funding for the Dulles Metro Rail Project if they don't amend a plan they said unfairly benefits union labor.

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Opponents Of Metro Fare Hikes Say Increases Are Too Much

Metro customers turned out to oppose fare hikes at a Metro board public hearing Thursday. Speakers said the increases could be prohibitive for those on fixed incomes.

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Stress On Local Roads And Bridges

Every day, our local roads and bridges take a pounding -- and engineers are using increasingly high-tech methods to determine how much stress we're putting on our infrastructure.

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Electric Bicycles Ride Into D.C.

A growing number of D.C. commuters are scooting around town on electric bikes, which combine your own power with an electric motor.

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Prince William Residents Turn Wary Eye To HOT Lanes

As a deal to build High Occupancy Toll lanes on I-95 in Virginia is nearly finalized, local lawmakers and residents aren't convinced that the project is a good idea.

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