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We’re patching a system built for 20th-century travelers, but what choice do we have?
The DDOT action plan calls for bridge improvements, new bike lanes and sidewalks, and studies of key needs.
The run will have a big effect on drivers in D.C. and Northern Virginia and on Metro users.
Besides debating the cost of a Purple Line, the candidates offer few ideas for Washington-area traffic relief.
Loudoun County officials are asking the public to weigh in on names for two Silver Line stations set to open in 2018.
Travelers will head for fall foliage in the mountains, but they won’t have to go that far to encounter traffic.
The revised plan dramatically scales back the 20-mile-plus network that officials had envisoned completing within the next decade.
Dana Hedgpeth and Lori Aratani
An inspector general’s report noted egregious handling of the search for an 83-year-old Maryland woman.
Lowering tolls might get voters’ attention, but it’s unlikely to happen.
The course through Arlington County and the District makes driving and parking difficult. Some Metro stations will be crowded.
DDOT is beginning work to replace the 16th Street bridge over Military Road in northwest. During the work lanes will be reduces to one in each direction.
Another problem on Metro’s busy line. Trains are sharing a track between Friendship Heights and Van Ness.
Ashley Halsey III and Lori Aratani
State and local authorities will track airline passengers’ daily temperatures and any symptoms.
The city says the inaugural line will operate by year’s end, but issues remain to be settled in the meantime.
Northern Virginia lawmakers urge state transportation chief to disregard anti-streetcar faction.
At least four have died when inflator mechanisms ruptured, spraying passengers with metal fragments.
Driverless cars are just one innovation confronting today’s traffic planners
Five transit and highway programs highlight revised regional plan.
Dana Hedgpeth and Julie Zauzmer
Woman whose voice says “doors closing” on Metro hasn’t been on trains in seven years.
Earlier crash causes four mile delays on Beltway
Crews will close part of Canal Road in NW D.C. to fix the heavily-traveled road. The road will be closed in non-peak hours.
Delays are due to an earlier train malfunction. Impact is on three rail lines.
.C. Police officers are issuing tickets to drivers who fail to stop at stop signs, use a cell phone while driving, or drive without insurance.
Ashley Halsey III
There are plenty of visions of the future, but few firm answers, at a conference in the District.
Hospitals near the airport say they have not received anyone with Ebola symptoms.
Cab drivers griped about competition, regulation and newcomers to the business -- in 1890
Security camera images show men suspected of lewd behavior in the subway system
Nine stations will stay open late to handle massive crowd expected for a free concert featuring a roster of music superstars.
Council member Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) wants to ban bikes and Segways from sidewalks in places where there are bike lanes.
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Robert is Dr. Gridlock, the Post’s commuting columnist and an authority on all things roads and rails.
Ashley covers transportation, including roads and aviation. He is an avid cyclist and triathlete.
Paul covers Metrorail, Metrobus and other transit news. Follow him on Twitter: @dugganwapo
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