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DC commuters don’t know if they can bring their kids into Uber or Lyft vehicles and ridesharing drivers aren’t sure how to deal with families that request rides.

DC commuters don't know if they can bring their kids into Uber or Lyft vehicles and ridesharing drivers aren't sure how to deal with families that request rides.

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UBER TO BABIES: ‘SHOW ME THE MONEY’

Uber has doubled prices for rides in which it provides baby carseats. DC commuters don’t know if they can bring their kids into Uber or Lyft vehicles, and ridesharing drivers aren’t sure how to deal with families that request rides. Some drivers are refusing parent passengers. Laws across the DC area are inconsistent and Uber options…

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Information about all commuting choices resides in CityMotion app.

    Information about all commuting choices resides in CityMotion app.

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    TRANSITSCREEN LAUNCHES NEW ‘CITYMOTION’ APP

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

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  4. DDOT presented their 2nd draft of plans for new bike lanes in DC’s Foggy Bottom and West End neighborhoods. The routes run North-South along 20th, 21st, and 22nd Streets NW from lower Foggy Bottom to West of Dupont Circle.

    DDOT presented their 2nd draft of plans for new bike lanes in DC’s Foggy Bottom and West End neighborhoods. The routes run North-South along 20th, 21st, and 22nd Streets NW from lower Foggy Bottom to West of Dupont Circle.

    DDOT

    DDOT PRESENTS 2ND DRAFT PLANS FOR FOGGY BOTTOM BIKE LANES

    DDOT presented their 2nd draft of plans for new bike lanes in DC’s Foggy Bottom and West End neighborhoods. The routes run North-South along 20th, 21st, and 22nd Streets NW from lower Foggy Bottom to West of Dupont Circle. DDOT is taking feedback and will release a final round of design options in early 2019.

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    George H.W. Bush

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    Expect Traffic Delays for Bush 41 Motorcade on Wednesday

    What you need to know about street closures and the routes of the late president’s motorcade.

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  6. METRO EXTENDS DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS ON SILVER LINE EXTENSION CONTRACTING OPPORTUNITY

    The new deadline for proposals is 5:00 p.m. on March 18, 2019.

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  7. Temporary Closures on I-295 Northbound and Southbound December 4-10, 2018

    These closures are required for pavement work, guardrail installation and equipment mobilization associated with multiple DDOT projects aimed at improving the I-295/DC 295 corridor.

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  8. The W&OD trail will be turned into a dual path — one for bikes and the other for pedestrians — in Falls Church from the bike bridge over West Broad to the east side of Little Falls Street.

    The W&OD trail will be turned into a dual path — one for bikes and the other for pedestrians — in Falls Church from the bike bridge over West Broad to the east side of Little Falls Street.

    VIRGINIA SENDING $3.2 MILLION FOR W&OD TRAIL

    The W&OD Trail along Falls Church will get improvements soon thanks to $3.2 granted to the city from the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority. The trail will be turned into a dual path — one for bikes and the other for pedestrians — run from the bike bridge over West Broad to the east side of Little Falls Street.

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  9. In November, the Montgomery County Council Approved a 25-Year Bike Master Plan hoping for a total of 1,100 miles of bike lanes, shared-use trails, and paths. But the plan needs a lot of funding.

    In November, the Montgomery County Council Approved a 25-Year Bike Master Plan hoping for a total of 1,100 miles of bike lanes, shared-use trails, and paths. But the plan needs a lot of funding.

    MONTGOMERY COUNTY WANTS 1K MILES OF BIKE LANES AND TRAILS

    In November, the Montgomery County Council Approved a 25-Year Bike Master Plan hoping for a total of 1,100 miles of bike lanes, shared-use trails, and paths. A quarter of that’s already built, and the plan raises the bar on one of DC’s least bikeable areas, but the plans need funding—a lot of funding.

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