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Elon Musk: ‘Verbal Approval’ for East Coast Hyperloop

Interested in traveling from D.C. to The Big Apple in 29 minutes? Elon Musk is betting his Hyperloop One venture will take you there.

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  1. Cha-ching! D.C. Issues Nearly 1 Million Speed-Camera Citations for $99 Mil in FY16

    Speed cameras in the District of Columbia and Maryland suburbs were responsible for 2.1 million citations last year, generating a total of more than $123 million in fines in fiscal year 2016, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.

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  2. Miller Road closures through August.

    Miller Road closures through August.

    Courtesy VDOT

    Road Closure to Impact Commute on Va. Route 123

    Miller Road (Virginia Route 663) between Westhurst Lane and Windsong Drive will be closed at various times in the next several weeks so crews can replace and upgrade two drainage pipes, causing detours that will impact the commute on nearby Chain Bridge Road (Virginia Route 123).

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  3. Overnight I-95 Express Lane Closures Through Early Friday AM

    The northbound Interstate 95 Express Lanes from Prince William Parkway to Franconia-Springfield Parkway will be closed at 1:30-4:30 a.m. starting this morning (Tuesday) through the end of the week to allow crews to work on overhead tolling gantries, Transurban said.

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  4. Kids Learn About Bicycles and Themselves at Phoenix Bikes

    Since its founding in March 2007, Phoenix Bikes has operated an after-school program that teaches D.C.-area kids ages 12-17 how to fix bicycles for donation or affordable sale. In the process of completing the 25-hour program, the youths earn their own bikes and learn the skills necessary to maintain it. The nonprofit will soon move to the Arlington Mill Community Center and needs monetary donations for the move and eventually monthly rent.

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  5. Weekend Transit Impacts: July 21-23, 2017

    For the second straight weekend, previously scheduled maintenance on the Metrorail Red and Yellow Lines will delay your commute through D.C. The disruptions, coupled with temperatures in the upper 90s across the area, might make things a bit challenging this weekend. Also keep min mind the 5K on Saturday night in Crystal City, as well as construction on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

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  6. Samsung Level On Wireless Headphones, $199.99

    Samsung Level On Wireless Headphones, $199.99

    Courtesy of Samsung

    5 Things You Need to Ride the Metro (Sponsored)

    ​Five things to reduce your stress levels on the Metro (or as you wait for the next train).

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  7. Evening Lane Closures on Dulles Toll Road, Dulles Airport Access Road Through Mid-August

    Evening lane closures, including intermittent full closures, will occur starting Monday night and last for several weeks on the Dulles Toll Road and Dulles Airport Access Road at Route 7 so crews can remove beams from the old Route 7 overpass, the Virginia Department of Transportation said.

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  8. Metro IG Uncovers Manager OT Abuses, Supervisor Dismissed

    The Metro inspector general’s office uncovered overtime abuses among managers and supervisors, including one who collected overtime pay when he was not working.

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  9. D.C. Sends Signal to Illegal Riders; Crushes Dirt Bikes, ATVs

    Dozens of dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles seized after being illegally operated in the District were pulverized into more than seven tons of recyclable metal over the weekend - a signal to riders that authorities have run out of patience with what they call a public nuisance.

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