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Maryland official raises new objections to Metro proposal (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s transportation chief has raised new objections to former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood’s reform proposal for the Washington-area’s struggling public transit system. Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn tells The Washington Post that he wants LaHood and the transit system’s ...

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ACLU, PETA among those suing over rejected DC Metro ads (access required)

WASHINGTON  — Groups whose ads for buses and trains were rejected by a Washington regional transit agency are suing. The groups that sued the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority on Wednesday are the American Civil Liberties Union, People for the Ethical ...

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DC Metro fares go up, hours and schedules change (access required)

WASHINGTON — Commuters are finding their trips on Metro a little more expensive this morning. Changes to fares, schedules and rail system hours went into effect on Sunday. Most bus and rail fares are now 10 to 25 cents more ...

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Some DC Metrorail cars still lack protections for visually impaired (access required)

WASHINGTON — Metro has pushed back its timeline for retrofitting some of its rail cars with safety barriers meant to protect the visually impaired from falling into gaps between trains. The Washington Post reports that Metro initially told federal officials it would ...

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