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WMATA targets red-light problem

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (DC) hopes a combination of brighter signals and speed restrictions will keep Metrorail operators from running red lights. Read more...
October 25, 2016, The Transit Wire

N.Va. Transportation Authority seeks public input on priorities

A survey will be available at www.nvtatransaction.org to help gauge reaction to a variety of possible transportation-infrastructure upgrades in the 2018-to-2023 period. Read more...
October 21, 2016, Inside NoVa

Union Station's Main Hall has been restored

After decades of being cluttered with obstructions, and after it was significantly damaged in 2011 by a rare earthquake in the nation’s capital, the soaring Main Hall of Union Station has been restored to the grandeur that train travelers in Washington first marveled at 109 years ago. Read more...
Paul Duggan, October 14, 2016, Washington Post