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Metroway Bus in Crystal City

Metroway Bus in Crystal City

DC’s Bus System is an Economic Buzzkill

The bus systems in DC, Baltimore, and Maryland are so poor that businesses are less likely to locate here and job hunters less likely to find employment. That’s the conclusion of an October report from the Greater Washington Partnership.

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  1. Maryland SHA Administrator Greg Slater is spearheading an effort to widen the Beltway and I-270.

    Maryland SHA Administrator Greg Slater is spearheading an effort to widen the Beltway and I-270.

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    One-on-One With Maryland State Highway Administrator Greg Slater

    DC Commute Times learns more about the ambitious plans to widen the Beltway and I-270, and we learned what NEPA stands for.

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  2. Commuter Crush: Barfing Bus Buddies

    ​Missed connections has nothing on this 42 bus nightmare.

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  3. Spicy miso ramen, anyone?

    Spicy miso ramen, anyone?

    Hanabi Ramen

    Turning Bytes to Bites at Hanabi Ramen

    The retired video-game maker who brought Pac-Man to your iPhone now brings ramen to diners in Arlington and beyond.

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  4. Traffic Pattern Shift on Minnesota Ave. NE between DOES/WMATA Parking Access Driveway and Benning Road

    The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily shift the traffic pattern on Minnesota Avenue NE between the DOES/WMATA parking access driveway and Benning Road NE. Both the southbound and northbound traffic lanes will be shifted to the west side of the roadway from Friday, October 19, 2018 through Sunday, November 4, 2018, weather permitting.

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  5. Metro seeks input on proposed parking changes and peak rail fares for regional events

    Metro is considering changes to parking fees and hours to respond to market trends and improve customer experience, as well as seeking the ability to charge regular (peak) rail fares during large-scale regional events in an effort to recover a portion of the extraordinary costs of providing rush-hour service levels and staffing costs to support such events.

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  6. TRAFFIC ALERT: 2018 Shirlington Shucktoberfest

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The Shirlington Shucktoberfest sponsored by the Copperwood Tavern is being held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM. Set up will begin at approximately 4:00 AM and cleanup should be completed by 9:00 PM.

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  7. Dulles South AM buses rerouting

    Staff has initiated a test of alternate routing for routes 205, 207 and 211. Multiple questions have been raised regarding these three routes and whether they would be better served by using the current path of Route 50 eastbound to Route 28 or by using Route 50 westbound to Route 606.

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    Metro to open at 6 a.m., Sunday, October 28, for Marine Corps Marathon

    Metrorail will open two hours early—at 6:00 a.m.—on Sunday, October 28, for the 43rd annual Marine Corps Marathon. To accommodate high ridership, Metro will operate extra Blue and Yellow Line trains the day of the event.

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  9. Share your ride and avoid I-66 tolls

    High tolls on I-66 have made national news, but hundreds of savvy commuters know how to get a faster trip without having to pay a toll. They use transit or rideshare!

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