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Michael Laris

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Should the first autonomous cars have a steering wheel and pedals, or not?

  • Aug 24, 2016

Car and tech companies see a vast business opportunity, but they’re starting small.

  • Aug 18, 2016

A $1 million counterterrorism contract was awarded to a “close personal friend” of Hanson.

  • Aug 17, 2016

Fewer, centralized reserved meters plus a payment requirement are meant to deter cheats.

  • Aug 13, 2016

A simple issue like the distance between vehicles underscores larger concerns.

  • Jul 28, 2016

Virginia educators have received a $900,000 federal grant to help teachers start drone-flying classes at the state’s community colleges.

  • Jul 21, 2016

Top road safety regulator says vast numbers killed each year should make government and industry “desperate for new tools.“

  • Jul 20, 2016

Charges set to be dropped in 6 months in case involving senior DDOT official and $170,000 in undisclosed income.

  • Jul 18, 2016

The train operator, who also endangered two track inspectors, has been fired.

  • Jul 8, 2016

Metro commuters reported delays and headaches, but there were no major meltdowns.

  • Jul 6, 2016
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Mike Laris came to Post by way of Los Angeles and Beijing. He’s written about the world’s greatest holstein bull, earth’s biggest pork producer, home builders, the homeless, steel workers and Italian tumors. In China, he reported on floods, riots, cave dwellers, dissidents, fat kids and an Olympic mountain biker.
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