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The late President George H.W. Bush will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda from Monday night through Wednesday morning.

The late President George H.W. Bush will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda from Monday night through Wednesday morning.

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PAYING YOUR RESPECTS TO BUSH 41: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

The U.S. Capitol Rotunda will be open to the public from 7:30 p.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Wednesday. A funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Washington National Cathedral.

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  1. DDOT presented initial data for the Navy Yard/Capitol Riverfront Safety Assessment they will conduct Winter 2018/Spring 2019. The agency’s operations team will take public input and study problem intersections and road features.

    DDOT presented initial data for the Navy Yard/Capitol Riverfront Safety Assessment they will conduct Winter 2018/Spring 2019. The agency’s operations team will take public input and study problem intersections and road features.

    Gordon Chaffin/DC Commute Times

    FEDERAL RULES BLOCK NAVY YARD STREET SAFETY CHANGES

    DDOT presented initial data for the Navy Yard/Capitol Riverfront Safety Assessment they will conduct Winter 2018/Spring 2019. The agency’s operations team will take public input and study problem intersections and road features. Safety interventions will be limited to cosmetic and temporary road assets. DDOT bureaucracy, as well as…

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  2. WMATA has started running audio advertisements to Metrobus routes and may expand the ads to rail cars. The ads aren’t likely to improve the WMATA’s budget situation very much.

    WMATA has started running audio advertisements to Metrobus routes and may expand the ads to rail cars. The ads aren't likely to improve the WMATA's budget situation very much.

    AUDIO ADVERTISEMENTS COMING TO METROBUS AND RAIL RIDES

    WMATA has started running audio advertisements to Metrobus routes and may expand the ads to rail cars. Metro is contracting with a firm that works with other transit agencies on these ads. The ads aren’t likely to improve the WMATA’s budget situation very much.

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  3. With “road diets,” the average speed of each car increases and collisions decrease. Repurposed road space provides safer travel for pedestrians, cyclists, and scooters.

    With "road diets," the average speed of each car increases and collisions decrease. Repurposed road space provides safer travel for pedestrians, cyclists, and scooters.

    DECREASING LANES MEANS SAFER CAR TRAVEL

    This video shows how reducing the number of car travel lanes makes the road safer for all users. When these “road diets” happen, cars slow down, fewer people drive, and collisions decrease improving road safety. Repurposed road space provides safer travel for pedestrians, cyclists, and scooters.

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  4. Sadik-Khan’s experience as New York’s DOT head explains the local history, tells the story behind political fights, and explains the why and how other cities like DC should change their streets.

    Sadik-Khan's experience as New York's DOT head explains the local history, tells the story behind political fights, and explains the why and how other cities like DC should change their streets.

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    HELMETS WON’T MAKE DC SAFER

    I just finished Janette Sadik-Khan’s book about evolving NYC’s streets for safer travel on bike, foot, scooter, and more. Sadik-Khan’s experience as New York’s DOT head explains the local history, tells the story behind political fights, and explains the why and how other cities like DC should change their streets.

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  5. Drivers heading north on I-95 and I-270, and east on US-50, should be ready for congestion.

    Drivers heading north on I-95 and I-270, and east on US-50, should be ready for congestion.

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    WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: GETTING OUT OF D.C. FOR THANKSGIVING

    Thanksgiving Eve is the worst day for motorists heading north on I-95 or I-270, or east on US-50 according to traffic data firm INRIX and AAA. Metro, VRE, MARC, Amtrak and Alexandria DASH and King Street Trolley run on holiday operating schedules.

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  6. METRO YELLOW LINE SHUTDOWN ON NOV. 26-DEC. 9

    Expect crowds and longer waits as Virginia-to-D.C. traffic shifts to the Blue Line. Free shuttle bus options will also be available for Blue Line customers.

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  7. Note that several ground transportation modes have moved during Project Journey construction.

    Note that several ground transportation modes have moved during Project Journey construction.

    MWAA

    TIPS FOR HOLIDAY TRAVEL AT REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT

    ​From using terminal garages for picking up or dropping off passengers, to reserving parking online, DCA provides a primer for getting in and out of this busy transportation hub during the holidays.

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  8. For Amazon, Virginia will add two new Metro entrances, expansions to the Metroway bus network, and pedestrian improvements.

    For Amazon, Virginia will add two new Metro entrances, expansions to the Metroway bus network, and pedestrian improvements.

    VIRGINIA PROMISES $765 MILLION FOR TRANSPORTATION AS AMAZON PICKS CRYSTAL CITY

    Amazon picked Crystal City as one of two locations for their new corporate offices. For Amazon, Virginia will add two new Metro entrances, expansions to the Metroway bus network, and pedestrian improvements. Projects include $570 million of investment from Arlington County and the City of Alexandria with $195 million from the Commonwealth…

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  9. Information about all commuting choices resides in CityMotion app.

    Information about all commuting choices resides in CityMotion app.

    TransitScreen

    TRANSITSCREEN LAUNCHES NEW ‘CITYMOTION’ APP

    ​New app launched by D.C.-based start-up provides one-stop commuting info shop.

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