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Instead, DOT said its plan would focus on reforms to strengthen state oversight of the subway system.

A first-time visitor to Washington -- a tourist from Boston or New York, let's say, where subway riders pay a flat fare -- might be confused by Metro's varied prices based on travel distance. But a Metro board member?

Metro might have a temporary solution for power-related slowdowns on the Orange, Silver and Blue lines.



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D.C. Water’s new technology, the first of its kind in North America, turns people’s waste into electricity.

All northbound lanes were closed.

Because fares account for a major portion of Metro’s annual operating revenue, budget managers could include fare increases in their proposed spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1. The plan is scheduled to be submitted to the board next month.

Pilots are reporting close encounters with drones, and Congress wants stricter regulations.

Three subway stations are now accepting only plastic SmarTrip cards; by January, paper cards will no longer be sold anywhere on Metrorail.

Travelers are testing Silver Spring Transit Center and new traffic management system on I-66.

Disabled Red Line train unloaded at Cleveland Park.

The tech giant initially rejected Charles Yeh's app. A week later, following a Post report, Yeh received a notice from Apple that it had been approved.

Several streets will be closed from 4 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

In an unusually candid report, transit managers cite the possible financial consequences of daily rail problems.

New plan seeks to grow bikesharing in high-use areas and low-income communities.

A track problem forced single-tracking between the National Airport and Braddock Road stations. Trips are expected to take 30 to 45 minutes longer than usual, with trains holding at stations.

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