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Federal agency to supervise DC Metro safety (access required)

WASHINGTON — The Department of Transportation says Washington’s subway system will be under direct federal supervision because of safety lapses. Secretary Anthony Foxx said in a letter posted Friday on the department’s website that Federal Transit Administration officials could intervene ...

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New safety effort on College Park road (access required)

Following several fatal accidents involving pedestrians along U.S. 1 in College Park, officials of the University of Maryland, the State Highway Administration and Prince George’s County and the mayor of College Park on Monday unveiled several safety measures and a public education campaign to enhance pedestrian safety along College Park’s “Main Street.”

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Airlines ask Congress to roll back airfare rule

Airlines, airfare

Airlines tried and failed to block a federal rule making them tell passengers up front the full cost of airfare, including government taxes and fees. So they're trying another route, asking Congress to do what the Obama administration and the courts refused to do: roll back the law.

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