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Metro to change rush hour service

WASHINGTON — Metrorail riders will soon see more trains during the morning and afternoon rush hours. The changes will begin next month and will take effect between 6:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. and from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on weekdays. ...

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Metro OKs $2.5B budget, fares increasing in July

WASHINGTON — Metro’s board of directors has unanimously approved a $2.5 billion spending plan. The Washington Post reports the budget passed on Thursday includes $1.6 billion to operate and maintain the transit system’s trains and buses. It also will be ...

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Cab fares in D.C. to increase by 44 percent

WASHINGTON — Cab fares in Washington would increase by 44 percent under a proposal approved by the District of Columbia Taxicab Commission. The commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to hike the per-mile fare from $1.50 to $2.16. The wait time fare ...

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AirTran No. 1 in performance, but travelers’ complaints rise

WASHINGTON — Low-cost carrier AirTran had the best overall performance of the 16 largest U.S. carriers last year in an annual study of airline quality released Monday, knocking the previous leader — Hawaiian Airlines — into second place. Regional air ...

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Major airlines raise business travel fares

DALLAS — Major U.S. airlines are raising the price of some tickets favored by business travelers again, this time by up to $120 per round trip. Fare experts said Delta started the latest increase on Monday, which was matched immediately ...

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Southwest Airlines says January traffic rose 13.2 percent

DALLAS — Southwest Airlines Co. said Monday that traffic in January rose 13.2 percent from a year ago, and an important revenue measurement rose as passengers paid higher average fares. Southwest estimated that passenger revenue per available seat mile increased ...

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Southwest sees 3Q profit on higher fares and traffic

Southwest Airlines Co. is making money as more people travel on the nation’s largest discount airline. Southwest said Thursday it earned $205 million in the July-through-September quarter. Traffic was up about 5 percent, which along with higher average fares pushed ...

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