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The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority released a proposed set of toll increases Wednesday that would put the cost of a trip through the mainline toll plaza and one off-ramp at $2.75 for next year, $3.50 in 2014 and $4.50 in 2015.
Slowly, deliberately and delicately, the final 380 ton aerial piece of the Silver Line puzzle fit into place Tuesday. It's a major milestone for the Dulles Rail project.
It will cost between $1.70 and $3.50 to ride Metro in the off-peak hours and $2.10 to $5.75 during the peak hours.
Rush+ runs between 6:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. and between 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Metro says a recent accident that left a mechanic fighting for his life was caused by a "temporary loss of situational awareness."
This month, Metro launches a new rush-hour service known as "Rush Plus" on some lines.
The longest escalators in the Western Hemisphere are frequently out of service. At 230 feet each, the three escalators in the Wheaton Metro station stand still 33 percent of the time.
At least 17 people were taken to hospital following the serious accident involving a bus and at least one other car on 8th Street Southeast at Pennsylvania Avenue at roughly 9:30 a.m.
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