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Taxi drivers chafe at credit-card deadline

All D.C. taxis must allow passengers to pay with a credit card before the end of September, but some feel D.C. Taxicab Commissioner Ron Linton is rushing them.

Saturday - 08/10/2013, 11:13am EDT

Tags: taxi, credit card, Ari Ashe

Cab drivers want extension to sign up for credit cards

D.C. taxicabs are required to have credit card machines installed by Aug. 31, unless they receive a one-month extension.

Friday - 08/09/2013, 07:54am EDT

Tags: dc cabs, Ari Ashe, credit cards

Midcounty Highway extension could ease congestion

If completed, a Midcounty Highway extension would be an alternative to Md. 355 and I-270, and provide another route to the Shady Grove Metro station.

Wednesday - 08/07/2013, 08:20am EDT

Tags: Route 355, mid-county highway, sprawl & crawl, Ari Ashe, Clarksburg, Midcounty Highway, Md. 355

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Purple Line among O'Malley announcements Monday

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will make a major transportation announcement in Bethesda on Monday reporting a big step forward on the Purple Line and announcing funding for several road and rail projects for Montgomery County.

Monday - 08/05/2013, 08:04am EDT

Tags: Purple Line, Federal Transit Administration, Coalition for Smarter Growth, Kelly Blynn, Maryland Transportation Secretary Jim Smith, Intercounty Connector, Maryland Transportation Authority, Bruce Gartner, Erin Henson, Maryland Gov. Martin O, Ari Ashe

WTOP Exclusive: Victim of indicted Prince George's ticket writer talks with WTOP

In June, Prince George's County ticket writer Antoine Budd was indicted on 41 counts of fraud, perjury and misconduct. Now one alleged victim tells WTOP she still cannot believe what happened to her.

Friday - 08/02/2013, 08:41am EDT

Tags: antoine budd, nina porter, ticket buster, ticketbuster, Prince George, Ari Ashe

Busy D.C. speed cam to get an upgrade

The speed cameras on I-295 near the Blue Plains Water Treatment Plant will be replaced with better cameras.

Thursday - 08/01/2013, 06:01pm EDT

Tags: speed cameras, I-295, Ari Ashe

Mass transit could improve Route 7 traffic

Route 7 between Alexandria and Tysons in Virginia is a heavily congested corridor with about 62,000 vehicles on a typical workday.

Sunday - 07/28/2013, 06:53am EDT

Tags: Route 7, Transit Alternatives Study, Mariela Garcia-Colberg, Ari Ashe, Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, Va. 7, bus-rapid transit, light rail, streetcars

New taxes could alleviate VRE, Metro commutes

Heavy traffic pushes many commuters to Virginia Railway Express and Metro. Both railways are over capacity, but new transportation funding could make the experience much smoother.

Friday - 07/26/2013, 07:48am EDT

Tags: VRE, Metro, commute, Ari Ashe, Virginia Railway Express, Northern Virginia Transportation Authority

Prince George's ticket writer had issues before ticket scandal

A Prince George's County Revenue Authority employee is charged with writing fraudulent tickets and now WTOP is learning more about why it happened and the employee's past legal problems.

Wednesday - 07/24/2013, 07:04am EDT

Tags: antoine budd, tickets, ticketbuster, ticket buster, Ari Ashe

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