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Obama: Flight Delay Fix a ‘Band-Aid’

President Barack Obama says the congressional fix for widespread flight delays is an irresponsible way to govern, but he’s prepared to sign the legislation that lawmakers fast-tracked.

04/27/2013

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Report: Virgin America Best U.S. Airline In 2012

Virgin America did the best job for its customers among leading U.S. airlines last year, a report said Monday, as carriers overall had their second best performance in the more than the two decades since researchers began measuring quality of service.

04/08/2013

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Weekend Work Planned on Red, Blue and Green Lines

Metro says weekend work will delay passengers traveling on portions of the blue, red and green lines.

01/09/2013

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Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.

11/26/2012

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Storm Could Upend Campaign Travel Plans

President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney’s meticulously arranged travel schedules, a crucial element of their final-stretch strategies, could be upended in the last full week before Election Day by a super storm barreling toward some battleground states.

10/26/2012

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DC Man Threatened Harm To Amtrak Bridge

A Washington man is facing charges after allegedly twice threatening to bomb an Amtrak bridge in the city.

05/04/2012

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Hero Sailor Returns Home After Epic Trip Around The Globe

A hero’s welcome on the city dock greeted a wayward traveler when Matt Rutherford returned from his 10 month voyage around the Americas.

04/21/2012

Spring and summer travel could become just a dream for many travelers as gas prices affect airfare. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

High Gas Prices Raising Airline Ticket Costs

For many Americans, the lamentation of rising gas costs is nothing new. It’s an everyday reality to see prices as the pump going up. But now, those looking to get away from it all may encounter further troubles doing so, as gas price hikes could curb car holidays and drive up the cost of plane tickets.

03/01/2012

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Best Ways To Kill Time At DCA

Next time your plane gets delayed, explore what Reagan National Airport (DCA) has to offer.

02/04/2012

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Best Romantic Trips for Valentine’s Day In DC

This Valentine’s Day surprise your sweetheart with a romantic treat that’s sure to create long-lasting memories for years to come.

01/28/2012

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