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More money needed to improve access to Metro stations

Thousands of people live within a half-mile of a Metro station, but some of them still drive because it’s nearly impossible to access the station, according to new report.

Area Residents Bike To Work

On Friday, May 15, commuters swapped gas pedals for bike pedals in the metropolitan Washington region to participate in the annual Bike to Work Day (BTWD) event. Registration for the event increased 4 percent over last year. The first BTWD was held in the region…

Thousands use pedal power to get around Montgomery County

When he lived in Rockville, Steven Bryant sometimes commuted by bicycle to work at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration offices in White Oak.

Time-saving tips for Memorial Day travelers

“On Thursday, average travel speeds drop to around 32 or 33 miles an hour, which is 20 miles per hour lower than the normal 50- to 60-mile per hour speeds that we see when there’s no traffic,” says Council of Governments transportation planner Ben Hampton.

Why — and at what stations — Metro expects Ridership to Grow

Metro ridership is down. There could be a number of reasons for this, among them cuts to federal commuter benefits, the local economic slowdown or a rise in telecommuting.