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Region's motorists reverse trend, drive less

Despite a population boost, Washington area drivers are getting in their cars less and logging fewer miles.

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 03:41pm EDT

Tags: traffic, mileage, Washington Metropolitan Council of Governments Transportation, Washington Metropolitan Council of Governments, transportation, Hank Silverberg

Moving people quickly in emergency impossible

A constant concern in the D.C. region is being able to move people in the event of a major emergency. But a top transportation leader admits it's impossible to move everyone at the same time.

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 07:47am EDT

Tags: rob kirby, Washington Metropolitan Council of Governments Transportation, evacuation, sprawl and crawl, Adam Tuss

No long term planning for transportation money

Tolls, naming rights and fare increases are all proposed as a way of feeding new money into local transportation. But in the long run, it may be just pocket change.

Sunday - 01/22/2012, 03:13pm EST

Tags: Money, transportation, Washington Metropolitan Council of Governments Transportation, Ron Kirby, Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act