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Obama To Tap Charlotte Mayor To Run Transportation

President Barack Obama is nominating Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx, a rising star in Democratic politics, to run the Transportation Department, a White House official said.


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Street Car Forum Sparks Debate in Arlington

About 350 people turned out in Arlington for what became a noisy forum on a proposed street car line.


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Md. House Takes Up Transportation Funding Bill

The Maryland House of Delegates gathered for an evening session Wednesday to take up a transportation funding measure that supporters say is badly needed, but opponents deride as a terrible burden on Maryland drivers.


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With Va. GOP Split, Dems Hold Cards on Roads Bill Fate

Democratic General Assembly minorities hold the keys Friday to passage or failure of the first major Virginia transportation funding reforms in 27 years.


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Virginia Negotiators Reach Transportation Deal

Legislative negotiators have reached a transportation funding reform compromise that could get full House and Senate votes by week’s end.


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Md. House GOP Attacks Transportation Revenue Hikes

Maryland House Republicans say the state needs better management of transportation revenue, not more taxes.


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Montgomery Co. Lawmakers Push Transportation Funding

The Maryland House of Delegates started the year with transportation funding as its top priority, but some local lawmakers are frustrated that things have slowed down on the issue and are getting ready to take matters into their own hands.


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Va. Senate Rewrites Governor’s Transportation Bill

Gov. Bob McDonnell’s transportation funding reform package was drastically rewritten Tuesday in a prickly meeting of the Senate Finance Committee, creating starkly opposing visions for overhauling highway financing system with just a dozen days left to broker a compromise.


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Airports Returning To Normal After Northeast Storm

Airports in New York and Boston were ramping up service Sunday, as they attempted to return to normal operations following a massive snowstorm that crippled parts of the East Coast and led to thousands of flight delays and cancellations.


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Va. House Passes Minor Road Funding Change

Two Senate floor amendments that would have offered alternative Virginia transportation funding streams were rejected late Tuesday, leaving only a single House bill as Gov. Bob McDonnell’s hope for a defining transportation reform legacy.