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Lyft, WRAP Sponsor Free SoberRides for Independence Day

The Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) has partnered with Lyft to sponsor the Independence Day SoberRide program. Free rides will be offered from 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4 through 2 a.m. on Wednesday, July 5 to D.C.-area residents over the age of 21.

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  1. 7 Things To Remember When Your Car Breaks Down

    You’re enjoying a stress-free, rush-hour drive on northbound Interstate 95 (this is clearly fiction) when your car breaks down a half-mile from the I-395 junction (seems like this happens every day). What next, dear motorist? Get out or stay in? Call whom first? Several recent D.C.-area highway deaths remind us that knowing what to do after a vehicle breakdown or accident is more important than ever.

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  2. Assume the Position, Commuters

    Metro brings the pain to D.C. commuters - again - starting today (Sunday) with bus and rail fare hikes, increases to parking fees and service schedule adjustments.

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  3. Rent Rises Near Two-Thirds of Metrorail Stops, Study Says

    Rent is climbing near two-thirds of the 91 Metrorail stations in the Washington, D.C., area, but the difference between unaffordable and affordable could be just one stop away, according to a new study.

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  4. Judge Ruling on Purple Line Clears Way for Md. to Appeal Decision

    Purple Line advocates applauded a federal judge’s decision to dismiss most of a lawsuit seeking to block construction of the 16-mile light-rail project in the Maryland suburbs between Bethesda and New Carrollton.

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  5. DDOT Bike Study Wants to Hear From You

    DDOT wants your opinion for the NoMA bike study.​

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  6. Commuter Madness Ahead for Memorial Day Weekend

    Memorial Day weekend in D.C. presents a special commuting challenge for hundreds of thousands of residents and visitors who plan to visit Washington to honor America’s war dead, but we’re here to help. Let’s ensure you know everything that’s going on.

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  7. SafeTrack Maintenance Concludes With Red Line Work in Late June

    The end is nigh: Metro’s SafeTrack maintenance program, which has disrupted regular service across the entire system, will conclude on June 25. The final leg — SafeTrack Surge #16 — will close a five-mile segment of the Red Line between Shady Grove and Twinbrook starting Saturday, June 17 through Sunday, June 25.

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  8. 200K+ Bikers Rumble Into D.C. for 30th Rolling Thunder Rally and Ride

    More than 200,000 bikers will begin rumbling through the D.C. area this week as the Rolling Thunder motorcycle ride returns to the capital city for the 30th time during Memorial Day weekend. Official events begin Friday and culminate with a demonstration rally Sunday morning at the Pentagon before the bikers ride across Memorial Bridge for a loop around the National Mall.

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  9. Alternatives for SafeTrack #15.

    Alternatives for SafeTrack #15.


    Pack Your Patience for Metrorail SafeTrack Surge #15

    Orange and Silver Line commuters: If you’re traveling into the District, download some fresh tunes, pack your patience and get ready to rumble. From Tuesday through June 15, Metrorail Orange Line stations east of Stadium-Armory will be closed. For those of you expecting to use New Carrollton, Landover, Cheverly, Deanwood and Minnesota Avenue stations, you’ll be greeted by a chicken-wire fences, pissed-off commuters and a friendly reminder to seek alternative modes of transit.

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  10. Bike T’Werk Day: Did You Read That Right?

    Get your mind out of the gutter. We suspect you haven’t heard enough about the subject event, more formally known as Bike to Work Day, which organizers expect to attract more than 18,000 people Friday. Bicycle commuting advocates and scores of volunteers have organized pit stops and group rides in every corner of the District-Maryland-Virginia region, from Fairfax County through the District to Bethesda.

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  11. DC Bike Ride, Police Officers Gatherings Across District

    ​The D.C. Bike Ride on Sunday morning, a Nationals double-header and gatherings associated with the National Peace Officers Memorial Day on Monday are expected to attract thousands, resulting in street closures, crowded Metrorail cars and busy streets across the District.

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  12. Red-Top Meter Enforcement Begins

    Spaces with the distinctive meters in the Central Business District were previously open to anyone who could pay, but now they’re restricted to individuals with disability placards and tags.​

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  13. Troubled Bridges Over D.C. Waters

    Capital Region Has Nation’s Most Overworked, Worn Bridges, Study Says

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  14. Nominate Neighborhood Street Fix Projects in Arlington County

    Potholes the size of meteor craters got ya down? Or tree roots are popping through your neighborhood’s sidewalks? Under an Arlington County program, residents can make recommendations for potential street improvement projects.

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