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Traffic deaths continue to soar despite cities’ pledges to get them to ‘Zero’

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser stood in the heart of Union Station on Feb. 20, 2015, and promised to lead the nation’s capital into an era free of traffic fatalities.

No fare hikes, services cuts or expansions as Metro budget moves to final vote

Metro riders will not face fare hikes or service cuts this summer under the budget proposal the Metro Board preliminary approved Thursday. But riders will not see any service expansions either.

The high-speed ‘maglev’ promises many things, but at what cost?

Now that momentum is building for an ambitious plan to bring a high-speed “maglev” train system to the Washington region, questions are arising about its potential effect on existing rail services.

Studies are increasingly clear: Uber, Lyft congest cities

One promise of ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft was fewer cars clogging city streets. But studies suggest the opposite: that ride-hailing companies are pulling riders off buses, subways, bicycles and their own feet and putting them in cars instead.

DC’s most dangerous intersections revealed

D.C.’s most dangerous intersections span all four quadrants of the city and often have lots of pedestrians.