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Feds Say Metro Needs To Chip Away At Maintenance Backlog

A top federal transportation official says her agency is ready to work with Metro to improve the safety of its rail and bus systems.

After first year, Silver Line ridership booming at end of the line

As the Silver Line’s first phase reaches one year since it opened, new data show the end-of-the-line Wiehle Reston-East Station is outperforming projections for the number of riders at this point.

Report: Bad roads can cost drivers $1,000 a year in repairs

A new report by the nonprofit transportation research group TRIP, which is funded by construction businesses and unions, finds that 28 percent of urban interstates and arteries are in “poor” condition, costing drivers up to $1,000 a year in added maintenance costs.

New lane markings, growing traffic in Virginia HOT lanes

Drivers on Interstate 95 and the Capital Beltway in Virginia will see new lane markings at some express lanes entrances. Meanwhile, traffic in the high-occupancy toll (HOT) lanes continues to grow, according to the latest report from the operating company.

3 D.C. area employers honored for reducing workers’ commuter pollution

Several employers in the Washington, D.C., region recently were given 2015 Commuter Connections Employer Recognition Awards because of their achievements in decreasing carbon footprints and traffic congestion by using computer programs.