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Taxi Commission Chief Wants To 'Speed Up' Modernization Plans

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray is gung-ho for taxi modernization, but there are still a number of hurdles to clear before the plan is fully implemented. 

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McDonnell Still Needs Convincing On Silver Line Funding

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is still not sold on providing more state funding for the Silver Line rail project to Dulles Airport, citing a need for more improvements at the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority board.

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McDonnell Offers Few Details On Transportation Funding Proposal

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is staying mum on his administration's long-term transportation funding proposal — at least for now.

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Alexandria Neighborhood: VDOT Ramp Will 'Ruin' Quality Of Life

Residents who live near the planned end of the I-95 Express Lanes in Fairfax County are asking that county's board to support their effort to stop construction on an off-ramp through their neighborhood.

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Uber Prevails As D.C. Council Passes New Vehicles-For-Hire Law

Sedan car service Uber and the D.C. government have finally settled their differences; the D.C. Council passed a law Tuesday that will allow Uber to operate its digitally-dispatched car service legally in the District.

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Eyes On Virginia For Additional Silver Line Funding

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is looking to Virginia lawmakers to help supplement funds for Phase 2 of the Silver Line rail project.

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D.C. Area's Transportation Future: Crowding, Crowding And More Crowding

The D.C. region's council of governments has released its newest long-term transportation forecast, and it doesn't look pleasant — but some local lawmakers say those projections could shift with the right policies.

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Mayor Restricts U-turns To Increase Bike Safety On Penn. Ave.

D.C. mayor Vincent Gray clarified the law about U-turns on Pennsylvania Avenue NW, after an outcry from cyclists citing the danger of the practice to those biking in the center median bike lanes. 

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Planners Tackle Traffic Congestion To Fort Meade

The commutes for the more than 56,000 Fort Meade workers promises to keep Maryland highways clogged for years to come, unless transportation planners can find ways to change peoples' commutes

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Potomac River Crossings The Object Of VDOT Study

The Virginia Department of Transportation is pursuing a study looking at how traffic patterns crossing the Potomac. There are already critics of the study, who say focus should remain on improving existing infrastructure.