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Columbia Pike Streetcar From Fairfax to Arlington Gets $65 Million Boost

A plan to run a streetcar between Fairfax and Arlington counties has received a boost after state officials announced they will increase funding for the project by up to $65 million.

07/11/2014

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D.C. Region Expecting Big Travel Numbers This Memorial Day Weekend

The number of people traveling this Memorial Day weekend is expected to be the highest since 2005.

05/21/2014

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Gansler: Maryland Should Study High-Speed Rail Options

Attorney General Doug Gansler wants a task force to study options for high-speed rail service between Baltimore and Washington.

04/22/2014

A majority of Americans say that the technological developments of the next 50 years will have a positive impact on society, with 59 percent holding an “optimistic” view of various future tech advances ranging from positive to downright pervasive. (credit: Patrick Lux/Getty Images)

Poll: 39 Percent Of Americans Expect Teleportation Devices In Next 50 Years

A majority of Americans say that the technological developments of the next 50 years will have a positive impact on society, with 59 percent holding an “optimistic” view of various future tech advances ranging from positive to downright pervasive.

04/17/2014

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Md. Officials Cheer Funds for Light Rail Projects

Maryland officials say initial federal funding for two light rail projects puts the state in a strong position to build the major projects in the Washington suburbs and the Baltimore metropolitan area.

03/05/2014

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Railroads Confront Crude Safety

Railroads that haul volatile crude shipments have reached an agreement with U.S. transportation officials to adopt wide-ranging, voluntary safety measures after a string of explosive and deadly accidents.

02/21/2014

D.C. residents attend a public forum hosted by DDOT on a potential Georgia Avenue streetcar line. (Photo by Kris Ankarlo/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Georgia Avenue Streetcar Project Gets D.C. Resident Feedback

As District commuters await the first revenue operation of the H Street streetcar line, city planners have their eye on an even bigger project.

02/20/2014

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O’Malley Announces Plans for Purple Line

Gov. Martin O’Malley on Monday announced a transportation package of nearly $650 million for Montgomery County.

08/05/2013

Gov. Martin O'Malley announced several new transportation projects for Prince George's County at the Branch Avenue Metro station in Suitland, Md. (Photo credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

O’Malley Announces Transportation Plans for Prince George’s County

Gov. Martin O’Malley has announced $650 million in transportation projects in Prince George’s County.

07/08/2013

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O’Malley Swears in Transportation Secretary

Maryland’s incoming transportation secretary says he’s confident in the prospects of building the Purple Line in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties, now that the state has new revenue to help pay for the light rail project.

07/02/2013

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