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Purple Line would cut time, but funds still lacking

It is still more than a decade away, but the Purple Line could change the way people travel between Montgomery and Prince George's counties.

Saturday - 01/19/2013, 06:53am EST

Tags: ari ashe, Purple Line,

Planners ID neighborhoods for targeted development

Dozens of neighborhoods and communities throughout the Washington region are being targeted by planners to serve as hubs of work, housing, transit and entertainment centers.

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 05:56am EST

Tags: Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, development, sprawl & crawl, growth, dick uliano, Mary Hynes, Albert Dobbins,

Days may be numbered for Frederick Douglass Bridge

Standing on a narrow, suspended metal walkway below the surface of the Frederick Douglass Bridge, D.C. Department of Transportation Chief Engineer Ronaldo Nicholson explains the structure is both "functionally obsolete and structurally obsolete."

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 03:35am EST

Tags: frederick douglass bridge, D.C., john aaron

Fairfax Co. names best workplaces for commuters

Find out what these Fairfax County businesses are doing to make the grinding commute easier on their employees.

Thursday - 12/06/2012, 08:41am EST

Tags: Hank Silverberg, best places to work, Best Workplaces for Commuters

Andrews calls for Md. to cut ICC tolls in half

Calling the tolls "outrageously high," Montgomery County Councilmember Phil Andrews wants to see the cost of using the the Inter-County Connector slashed in half to encourage more drivers to use it.

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 10:48am EST

Tags: ICC, Phil Andrews,

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Transportation, housing can eat up incomes

Buying a cheaper house in Washington's outer suburbs may no longer be the economic bargain it used to be for families making between $44,531 and $89,063 a year.

Wednesday - 11/28/2012, 08:18am EST

Tags: Hank Silverberg, housing costs, real estate

30 Metro bus routes change Sunday

Metro is planning changes affecting 30 routes in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

Sunday - 09/30/2012, 02:03pm EDT

Tags: Metro, bus routes

Metro GM to update board on computer crashes

Metro's leader is expected to give an update on a recent computer meltdown that literally froze some trains in place.

Thursday - 07/26/2012, 06:21am EDT

Tags: Adam Tuss, Metro

Who has the right of way in a traffic circle?

Transportation experts spell out the rules for tricky roundabouts and traffic circles.

Tuesday - 07/24/2012, 01:19pm EDT

Tags: Adam Tuss, roundabout, traffic circles

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Montgomery Co. commuters get a smoother ride to work

Montgomery County just wrapped up an extensive series of repaving projects, covering 43 miles. Stimulus funds -- nearly $7 million -- paid for all of it.

Tuesday - 07/24/2012, 05:59am EDT

Tags: Adam Tuss, Department of Transportation

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