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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.

Wikimedia Commons

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. DC & federal officials presented design alternatives for an improved and expanded crossing of the Potomac River along the existing Long Bridge. Both designs feature a separate bike/pedestrian bridge.

    DC & federal officials presented design alternatives for an improved and expanded crossing of the Potomac River along the existing Long Bridge. Both designs feature a separate bike/pedestrian bridge.

    Gordon Chaffin/DC Commute Times

    DC WILL REVIEW ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF NEW POTOMAC RAIL & BIKE BRIDGE

    At a public hearing this week, DC & federal officials presented design alternatives for an improved and expanded crossing of the Potomac River along the existing Long Bridge. Both designs feature a separate bike/pedestrian bridge that connects Virginia’s Long Bridge Park with the Mount Vernon Trail, then crosses to Ohio Drive in East…

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  2. 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.

    Wikimedia Commons

    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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 2018 Ballot Measures featuring Transportation

    2018 Ballot Measures featuring Transportation

    Eno Center of Transportation (used with permission)

    TRANSPORTATION ON BALLOTS IN MONTGOMERY, ARLINGTON, AND LOUDOUN COUNTY

    The Eno Center for Transportation published an exhaustive list of ballot measures up for voting so far this year and this week on Election Day 2018. Prince George’s County and Montgomery County want to finance multi-modal projects. Loudoun County looks to spend exclusively on roads.

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  6. There will be no Yellow or Blue Line trains between Braddock Road and Pentagon City through Veterans Day weekend.

    There will be no Yellow or Blue Line trains between Braddock Road and Pentagon City through Veterans Day weekend.

    WMATA

    CRYSTAL CITY, NATIONAL AIRPORT METRO STATIONS CLOSED FOR VETERANS DAY WEEKEND

    Free shuttle buses will replace trains between Braddock Road and Pentagon City stations.

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  7. The 43rd Marine Corps Marathon is scheduled to begin just before 8 a.m. Sunday.

    The 43rd Marine Corps Marathon is scheduled to begin just before 8 a.m. Sunday.

    Wikipedia Commons

    WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE 43RD MARINE CORPS MARATHON

    Here’s how to get to the race via Metro and shuttles. Check out the weekend schedule, as well as the disruptions to the roads and highways.

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  8. We Want You! Become One of Our Commute Documenters

    ​Help us cover commuting in DC and there might be a little something in it for you.

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  9. Visualize 2045 logo

    Visualize 2045 logo

    Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

    DC-Area Transportation Officials Release Plan for 2045’s Commuters

    The National Capital Region’s Transportation Planning Board unveiled “Visualize 2045,” its roadmap for transit in the region. There are more than 600 highway and transit proposals included, for which the TPB believes there’s enough money. There are also aspirational projects and shared goals for the regional transportation authorities.

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