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Northern Virginia cab companies ask judge to halt Uber, Lyft operations

A group of eight taxicab and limousine companies operating in Northern Virginia have asked a judge to order ride-sharing app companies Uber and Lyft stop operating in the state, alleging that they have not secured the necessary permitting and have ignored a cease and desist…

Changes To Metro’s Blue Line Schedule Leaves Some Commuters Seeing Red

Some Metro rail commuters began their work week on a grumpy note, and it had nothing to do with the mere fact that it was Monday morning. Reductions in Blue Line service to one train every 12 minutes went into effect, lengthening the commute for…

Good luck parking at some of the new Metro Silver Line stations

Metro introduces the bouncing baby Silver Line, finally in service — well, on practice runs this week, so don’t try to catch it just yet. In addition to its own five stations, you’ll see empty SL trains zooming through some of your favorite stops to…

Officials expect Silver Line parking demand to outstrip supply

The key cards have been issued. The automatic parking arms have been installed. Parking permits have been secured. Signs have been posted. While Metro officials are busy making final preparations for the Saturday opening of the system’s first new rail line in more than two…

Hit-and-runs with cyclists can cost drivers just $500

WASHINGTON – The local cyclist seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver on International Bike to School Day is recovering at home after spending two weeks in the hospital. If the driver responsible is ever caught, the penalties he or she faces for the crash on…