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Community Battles Back Against VDOT Construction In Their Backyard

Residents in the Overlook neighborhood in Alexandria have said for months that a new highway ramp near their homes poses a health hazard, and their arguments are starting to gain traction with city leaders.

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Compromise Would Lower Virginia Gas Tax, Raises Sales Tax

The transportation deal brokered in Richmond on Wednesday strikes a balance between proposals on both sides of the aisle, but still faces a number of hurdles for passage before the Saturday deadline.

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'Close Call' Reporting System In Works For WMATA

A new system in the works would enable Metro workers to anonymously report problems about the transit system without fear of retribution.

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Clock Is Ticking On Virginia Transportation Funding Compromise

Lawmakers in Richmond have until Saturday to find middle ground on a plan to fund the transportation system of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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Gas Prices In D.C. Area Continue To Rise

Commuters in the D.C. Metro area are feeling the effects of higher prices at the pump, but some experts say the worst this year is yet to come.

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Metro Delays Abound Over President's Day Weekend

Federal employees can enjoy some extra time off this President's Day Weekend, but with station closings around the Metro system, don't expect to get anywhere too quickly.

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Metro Pegs Green Line Fiasco On Miscommunications

Metro released their version massive delays on the Green Line in late January, citing miscommunication as the cause of a chaotic commute, where an estimated 200 riders abandoned a stranded train.

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New Details On Political Wrangling At Airports Authority

A former member of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority board says the agency's leaders were actively involved in the political manuevering that led to the removal of two pro-labor colleagues.

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MWAA Board Targeted Pro-Labor Members In Silver Line Struggle

A former member of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority board says the agency's leaders were actively involved in the political manuevering that led to the removal of two pro-labor colleagues.

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Transportation Priorities Trump Funding, McDonnell Critics Say

While the diminishing prospects for a compromise on transportation funding in Virginia has captured headlines, smart growth advocates say funding alternatives to highways should be the real priority.

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