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Public transit holds key to regional growth

The region needs to know and its competitive advantage over other major metropolitan areas to attract businesses. Stephen Fuller, director of the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University, says businesses want to locate in areas that have access to public transit.

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 06:41am EDT

Tags: Adam Tuss, sprawl & crawl, Silver Line, WMATA, economic development, attracting business, Stephen Fuller, George Mason University

New Metro map to change the lives of 100K+ commuters

This summer, the Metro map gets a fresh look. New rush hour service called "Rush +" will be highlighted, showing new service changing the Yellow, Blue, Orange and Green line schedules.

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 03:47am EDT

Tags: Metro map, Silver Line, Adam Tuss, WMATA, Metro

Traffic on the ICC: Looks can be deceiving

Take a ride on the Intercounty Connector in Maryland during rush hour and drivers may wonder -- where is everybody?

Monday - 03/19/2012, 02:56pm EDT

Tags: Maryland Transportation Authority, sprawl & crawl, Adam Tuss, ICC, Intercounty Connector

Tech solutions may not stop distracted driving

As federal leaders, safety advocates and automakers come together to address the issue of distracted driving, some potential technological solutions are being shown to have unintended consequences.

Thursday - 03/15/2012, 11:32am EDT

Tags: distracted driving, Adam Tuss, David Strickland, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, cellphone

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Brace for closures and delays on U.S. 50

Later this month, Arlington drivers will find their commutes disrupted as the Virginia Department of Transportation revamps the interchanges on U.S. 50/Arlington Boulevard at Courthouse Road and 10th Street. The 10th Street Bridge will be demolished and rebuilt. The roadwork will require some short- and long-term closures.

Wednesday - 03/14/2012, 09:34am EDT

Tags: Adam Tuss, Route 50, vdot, U.S. 50, Arlington, sprawl & crawl

Transportation leaders want to take price off commuter

'Transit systems all across the country can't keep balancing their budget shortfalls on the backs of riders.'

Tuesday - 03/13/2012, 01:05pm EDT

Tags: Amalgamated Transit Union local 689, transportation bill, Adam Tuss, sprawl and crawl

Dulles Rail labor standoff may take toll on commuters

A battle over who will build the next phase of the Dulles Rail project may have a big impact on some proposed toll increases.

Tuesday - 03/13/2012, 06:04am EDT

Tags: Dulles rail project, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Andy Rountree, Andrew Rountree, Adam Tuss

Metro riders weigh in on Dulles Rail, station names

There are a lot of unanswered questions about the Dulles Rail Project, the largest transportation project in the region. Friday, the public got a chance to weigh in.

Friday - 03/09/2012, 02:16pm EST

Tags: Adam Tuss, Metro, Silver Line, Dulles rail project

Metro brake problems existed in 2006

Metro had brake problems in 2006 that were similar to recent Blue and Orange line issues which left riders shaken.

Thursday - 03/08/2012, 10:33pm EST

Tags: Metro, sprawl & crawl, Dave Kubichek, Adam Tuss

Cost estimate for Dulles Rail Project on target

A big step forward for the Dulles Rail Project Tuesday, as Metro riders could be on a train to the Airport in just a few years.

Tuesday - 03/06/2012, 03:43pm EST

Tags: Dulles rail project, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Pat Nowakowski, sprawl & crawl, Adam Tuss, Sharon Bulova

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