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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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Purple Line gets federal OK for preliminary engineering

ANNAPOLIS — A 16-mile light rail proposal between Bethesda and New Carrollton has received federal approval to move into a preliminary engineering phase, Gov. Martin O’Malley announced Friday. The approval by the Federal Transit Administration means the project moves to ...

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