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Car insurance discounts for those who take public transit

Drivers who want to keep their cars, but are considering taking the bus, Metro or a bike to work could save money on their vehicle insurance with these two discounts.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 07:24am EDT

Tags: car insurance, Metro, Megan Cloherty, low-mileage discount, pleasure use discount, insurance

Metro pledges improved service in wake of multiple Red Line delays

After three major problems on the Metro's Red Line in just the last week led to rush hour delays, Metro's general manager Thursday apologized to riders and promised that service would improve.

Friday - 11/15/2013, 06:57am EST

Tags: Metro, Red line, rush hour, Metro delays, Richard Sarles, michelle basch,

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Metro board to vote on bus shelter smoking ban

A committee of Metro's board has approved a ban on smoking at its bus stops, bus shelters and bus bays.

Saturday - 11/09/2013, 12:21pm EST

Tags: smoking ban, Metrobus, WMATA, kathy stewart

Lighting, bike storage among features of new Wiehle-Reston station

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the new parking garage at the Wiehle-Reston Metro station.

Friday - 11/08/2013, 05:45pm EST

Tags: Silver Line, Wiehle Avenue, Metro, parking garage, transportation, max smith, Dulles Rain

5 orange line stations to close for weekend work

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 04:28am EDT

Tags: Metro, WMATA,

Capital Bikeshare coming to Montgomery County at end of September

As Capital Bikeshare stations are popping up in Bethesda, Silver Spring and Takoma Park, WTOP learns an event to formally launch the program is is coming at the end of September.

Thursday - 09/12/2013, 11:21am EDT

Tags: bikeshare, biking, transportation, ari ashe

VRE rides to cost more

The VRE operations board has approved a fare increase for commuters.

Saturday - 04/20/2013, 09:01pm EDT

Tags: VRE, fare increase,

Frederick commissioner: Students should take public transit

A Frederick County commissioner is suggesting that some rural children take public transit to school to reduce the cost of running school buses.

Wednesday - 09/26/2012, 01:43pm EDT

Tags: Frederick County, buses

Revised Montgomery Co. bus schedules begin Monday

Montgomery County has adjusted the schedules for some Ride On bus routes to more accurately reflect travel times and to better match up with other transit options.

Saturday - 09/08/2012, 11:24am EDT

Tags: Ride On bus, Montgomery County,

DOT awards grants for transit improvements in Va.

The U.S Department of Transportation has awarded $3 million in grants for public transit improvements in Virginia.

Monday - 07/23/2012, 01:08pm EDT

Tags: U.S Department of Transportation,