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All about Arlington
"A traffic light is coming to the intersection of Columbia Pike and South Frederick Street. But when that will occur, and what will happen to improve pedestrian safety in the interim, remains an open situation."
"Having burned some bridges with their state and regional counterparts on transportation issues in the past, will Arlington leaders be taken seriously in what could be contentious set of choices related to the future of Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway?"
"Together we can make riding a bus or train an enjoyable experience if we follow a few basic rules..."
"Updated: ART bus driver charged after seven-vehicle wreck"
Transportation today & tomorrow
"In challenging local regulations, the ride service has gone too far in undermining public safety."
"A new app in Mexico City lets people use real-time congestion data to--hopefully--make smarter decisions about how they get to work."
"Capital Bikeshare struggles to draw low-income users, despite outreach efforts..."
"The nearly $1 billion project converts existing HOV lanes along I-95 into tolled HOT lanes while letting HOVs continue to drive for free, and extends the lanes to Stafford County."
"I would be surprised if you were aware of all 31 benefits that walking can bring."
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"More signage that includes all transportation systems will make it easier for people to understand their options and consider eco-friendly modes."
"A lesson in 'phantom' trips."
"As Uber's pricing tactics create headline after headline, rental car-share services like Car2Go are playing nicely with city government - and profiting nicely in the process.
"Better, and more realistic messaging about the actual safety of public transportation in long overdue."