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Region's motorists reverse trend, drive less

Despite a population boost, Washington area drivers are getting in their cars less and logging fewer miles.

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 03:41pm EDT

Tags: traffic, mileage, Washington Metropolitan Council of Governments, transportation, Hank Silverberg

Moving people quickly in emergency impossible

A constant concern in the D.C. region is being able to move people in the event of a major emergency. But a top transportation leader admits it's impossible to move everyone at the same time.

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 07:47am EDT

Tags: rob kirby, evacuation, sprawl and crawl, Adam Tuss

No long term planning for transportation money

Tolls, naming rights and fare increases are all proposed as a way of feeding new money into local transportation. But in the long run, it may be just pocket change.

Sunday - 01/22/2012, 03:13pm EST

Tags: money, transportation, Ron Kirby, Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act