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A new report card on U.S. infrastructure gives Virginia a D+, Maryland a C-, and says 99 percent of D.C.'s roads are poor or mediocre.
Dozens of neighborhoods and communities throughout the Washington region are being targeted by planners to serve as hubs of work, housing, transit and entertainment centers.
The clock continues to tick towards Jan. 1, 2013 when a mandatory 10 percent cut in the federal budget is scheduled to kick in.
A report to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments indicates crime within the council's 22 jurisdictions was down 6.3 percent in 2011.
Every September, the commute around the D.C. region becomes longer and more painful. But why?
The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments will consider putting the Battlefield Bypass on the long term list of projects to alleviate local congestion and protect Manassas National Battlefield Park.
"I think the region has made some measurable progress," Dave Robertson, executive director of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments tells WTOP.