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1.8M parking tickets, $84.4 million in fines in D.C. in FY 2013

The District of Columbia wrote more than 1.8 million parking tickets in fiscal year 2013, netting $84.4 million in parking fines, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 06:15am EDT

Tags: parking tickets, ticketbuster, AAA Mid-Atlantic, john townsend, D.C.

Ticketbuster: How many bogus parking tickets can one person get?

Walter Edwards spent 10 months in 2013 fighting red tape to get a ticket in the District of Columbia thrown out, only to open his mailbox to find a second bogus ticket assigned to him.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 05:23am EDT

Tags: ticketbuster, Walter Edwards, DDOT, DMV, DPW

Ticketbuster: Cheh to introduce overhaul of ticketing process

D.C. Council member Mary Cheh, who oversees all the key agencies involved in the ticketing process, will introduce a bill Tuesday called the Transportation Reorganization Act.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 08:36am EDT

Tags: ticketbuster, Mary Cheh, DMV, DDOT

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WTOP exclusive: Silver Line on track to open by July 4

The Silver Line could be up and running by July 4. Sources familiar with the project tell WTOP that based on the progress othroughout the last few weeks, the contractor building the Silver Line could get approval to turn the project over to Metro within the next two weeks.

Friday - 04/04/2014, 10:10pm EDT

Tags: Silver Line, Max Smith, Metro

Laurel wants to warn drivers of potential tickets with turns by red-light camera

As the city of Laurel is getting closer to activating a new red-light camera on Van Dusen Road near Route 198, police are also looking at new traffic signs that will warn drivers about a specific type of turn.

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 04:54am EDT

Tags: Laurel, right turn on red, red-light cameras, red light cameras, red-light violations, Rich McLaughlin

Potholes: It's been one of the worst years for them

It's a sure sign of spring: Potholes threaten to take over the region's roads, and agencies swing into action to fill them.

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 11:45am EDT

Tags: Potholes, pothole patrol, Sarah Beth Hensley

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Metro: Bike and phone theft rise, other crime falls

New figures released by Metro find overall thefts of bicycles and electronic devices were up in 2013 compared to 2012.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 06:08am EDT

Tags: Metro, crime, wmata, bike thefts, cellphone thefts

Metro explains fare hikes

Metro's Board of Directors voted unanimously to pass a resolution raising fares on riders using trains, buses, MetroAccess and parking at a Metro lot on July 1.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 04:46pm EDT

Tags: metro fares, fare hike,

New speed cameras help drivers avoid tickets

New speed cameras recently unveiled in Laurel are being called a prototype -- they tell drivers how fast they're going before they reach the camera.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 04:39am EDT

Tags: ticketbuster, Laurel, speed cameras, Rich McLaughlin

At summit, Purple Line buzz is confident

At a summit of Purple Line supporters and county and state officials, a buzz is palpable in the crowd about a Record of Decision from the federal government, a key step toward getting the light-rail project off the ground.

Friday - 03/21/2014, 08:01pm EDT

Tags: Silver Line

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