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Michigan drivers will test 3,000 smart cars, buses and trucks that can talk to one another as part of a yearlong study to gauge whether the technology reduces injuries and fatalities.
About a third of workers in the D.C. region can get to a job in 90 minutes or less when they use public transportation. This puts the area at 23rd in the nation for "labor access," when compared to places like Boston or Seattle.
Traffic congestion in Fairfax County is costing the average family hundreds of dollars a year, and it's only going to get worse.
There's another power struggle in Virginia over how tax dollars are being spent on mass transit.
If the region has outgrown its roads, and there really is no room for expansion -- as Virginia Transportation Secretary Sean Connaughton says, then what's the solution?
District of Columbia transportation officials will be providing residents with an update on the new streetcar that's expected to begin operating next summer.
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.
Much of the of the focus on transportation in the capital over the last few years has been on toll roads like the HOT lanes or the ICC, but there is a long term vision that would include much more.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is a guest on WTOP's "Ask the Governor" program.
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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.