This week’s D.C. commute is getting to a chilly start before mild temperatures return for the rest of the week, but bring a jacket anyway in case rain returns Monday afternoon. In the meantime, here are a few commuter news bits to whet your appetite.
Cities in the D.C. area, as well as across the country, are considering raising their speed limit in an effort to reduce traffic deaths. (The Washington Post)
Two teenagers were shot while waiting at a Prince Georges County Metro station. (WUSA-9)
As the D.C. Streetcar reaches its first birthday, the troubled transit project will remain free while District officials examine a way ahead to blunt the $8 million annual operating costs. (WAMU)
A Marine riding a motorcycle was killed in a hit-and-run incident in Anne Arundel County, Md. Police captured and arrested the driver of the car that hit the Marine after the motorist attempted to flee the scene of the accident, according to police. (NBC Washington)
A new VRE schedule for both commuter-train lines goes into effect March 6. (Inside NOVA)