Washington DC

June 13, 2019
DC Bus Lanes to the Rescue

This summer, DDOT is testing out a new approach to quickly implement bus priority treatments at low cost.

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March 27, 2019
DC Bounces Back With New and Improved Pop-Up Bus Lanes

DC transit riders will be seeing red this summer -- in the best way. From June to September, rush hour bus lanes are coming to H Street and I Street downtown.

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August 14, 2018
Millennials Are “Killing” DC’s Metro

New data suggests that younger people have been the least likely to return to WMATA following years of crisis.

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May 22, 2017
All Transportation is Hyper-Local

Transit that is useful to people requires more than just lines on a map. Many of the changes needed to create more effective transit are shaped at the most local level.

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January 9, 2017
The Art of No Deal

A new Administration and Congress are arriving in Washington, and transportation players there are engaged in their biennial ritual: speculating about a federal transportation package.

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January 6, 2017
Alleviate DC’s Metrorail crisis by ending Metrobus stagnation

The ongoing crisis at Metrorail makes it all the more puzzling that so little has been done by local governments to prioritize Metrobus, which lost riders in 2016.

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May 23, 2016
The APTA Transit Needs

APTA President and CEO Michael Melaniphy resigned late last month following news that New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority was withdrawing from the industry association.

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April 14, 2016
MTA Pulls the Plug on APTA

The country’s largest transit agency is withdrawing from the country’s main transit trade association.

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March 16, 2016
Spending not D.C. Metro’s Biggest Problem

The National Transit Database shows that the D.C. rail system is firmly in the middle of the pack in capital investment terms, not far behind the New York City subway in capital spending per track-mile over the last five years.

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