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D.C. Mandates Huge Taxicab Upgrade

AP | Posted 01.18.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- All taxicabs in the District of Columbia will be required to accept credit cards by March 30. The D.C. Taxicab Commission announced Fri...

Will the Next Transpo Chair Continue Attacks on Bike/Ped Funding?

Tanya Snyder | Posted 01.21.2013 | DC
Tanya Snyder

While you might not agree with him that privatization is the best medicine for a struggling passenger rail program, by most accounts Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) has a genuine interest in the future of rail in America.

What Kind of Leadership Would Bill Shuster Bring to the Transpo Committee?

Tanya Snyder | Posted 11.20.2012 | DC
Tanya Snyder

While some conservatives think the federal government should get out of the transportation business, Rep. Bill Shuster tells them even the godfather of capitalism, Adam Smith, said transportation was one of the three essential functions of government.

Metro Deploys New Email, Text Alert System

AP | Posted 02.29.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Washington D.C.'s Metro has created a new email and text message alert system designed to provide customers with the latest information ...

Rachel Tepper

Bikeshare Officials Explore Corporate Sponsorship Options

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.05.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Capital Bikeshare is now moving forward with making the corporate sponsorship plan that was being considered in the fall a reality. T...

Japanese Quake Will Delay Metro's New Rail Cars

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.15.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Expect some future delays for Metro's future. According to The Washington Post's Dana Hedgpeth, Metro General Manager Richard Sarles...

Metro Announces Online SmarTrip Reloading

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.22.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After years of customers asking for it, Metro is finally delivering on its promise to introduce online reloading of its SmarTrip payment...