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Public transit in Northern Va. sees decrease in ridership

Fewer commuters are opting for public transit in Northern Virginia. Overall, ridership levels are down 12 percent from this time last year, according to numbers from the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission.

Lessons learned from Thanksgiving getaway

What drivers experienced during their Thanksgiving holiday is going to help them with the December getaways — up to a point.

SafeTrack’s latest ‘surge’ starts Monday — the last maintenance project until February

The good news: For beleaguered Orange and Silver line riders in Northern Virginia, the pain and hardship of SafeTrack may soon come to an end.

Bus rapid transit taking shape in Montgomery Co.

Montgomery County, Maryland, is making progress on a 14-mile bus rapid transit route that will run between downtown Silver Spring and Burtonsville along the heavily congested U.S. 29 corridor, transportation officials say.

To fix Metro, group recommends redoing WMATA

Federal City Council, a D.C. civic advocacy group that includes former D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams, said the way to fix Metro’s woes is to fix the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority itself.