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Metro riders: Prepare to take a hike

Metro riders are being asked to pay more to help close a budget gap -- but just how much more?

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 02:48pm EDT

Tags: Tom Downs, Metro, sprawl & crawl, fare hike

Nats fans expected to pack Metro trains

Metro will run eight-car trains to handle the crowds expected for opening day.

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 04:35am EDT

Tags: Nationals, Metro, wmata

Quicker commutes will take their toll, literally

Want a faster commute? It's going to cost. More and more transportation leaders are putting stock in tolls as the way to keep traffic-choked areas moving.

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 04:31am EDT

Tags: beltway, toll, transportation, Intercounty Connector, Sean Connaughton

Sen. Cardin pushes for needed Metro maintenance

Maryland Democratic Senator Ben Cardin headlined a news conference at a Metro facility in Hyattsville Tuesday, saying that if Congress does not pass a long term transportation bill -- which would provide federal funding for highway and public transit programs -- key maintenance projects on Metro will be put on hold.

Tuesday - 04/10/2012, 02:56pm EDT

Tags: Metro maintenance, Metro, Sen. Ben Cardin, transportation bill

Community caught off guard by BRAC

All Department of Defense military medical health care operations will be on a single campus in the Falls Church area, and the move of more than 3,000 employees is something area residents didn't anticipate.

Friday - 03/30/2012, 07:51am EDT

Tags: BRAC, Jim Moran, Laura Miller, Fairview Park, Falls Church

Loudoun Co. backing out could derail Dulles Rail project

At the conference in Reston, Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Chairman Scott York was asked what happens if Loudoun County decides to walk away from the project.

Wednesday - 03/28/2012, 06:01pm EDT

Tags: Dulles rail project, Loudoun County, rail, Dulles Toll Road


Fairfax County Parkway will get a makeover

The Virginia Department of Transportation says 24 miles of the 32-mile road will soon be repaved.

Wednesday - 03/28/2012, 04:02am EDT

Tags: vdot, Fairfax County Parkway, sprawl & crawl

Md. court of appeals to hear speed camera lawsuit

For every $40 speed camera fine collected in Montgomery County, except in the Village of Chevy Chase, the contractor of the cameras, ACS Inc., gets a $16.25 cut of that fine.

Monday - 03/26/2012, 02:40pm EDT

Tags: sprawl and crawl, speeding ticket, ACS Inc.

Safety compelled roads to close during funeral procession

WTOP listeners raised questions about why a military funeral during the morning commute forced the shutdown of area roads.

Thursday - 03/22/2012, 06:06am EDT

Tags: sprawl & crawl, military funerals

Loudoun County undecided on Dulles Rail

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority board members said Wednesday that the county has requested an additional 30 days to review the scope of the project to make a decision.

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 02:50pm EDT

Tags: Metro, MWAA, Dulles rail project

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