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HOT lanes: Don't fence us in

One reason that Arlingtonians and Alexandrians are unhappy with The Post editorial board's relentless drumbeat to widen highways in those jurisdictions ["Arlington County wins a battle over HOT lanes but may lose a war," Feb. 10] is that they already...

By Peter Harnik, Arlington  | February 21, 2011; 7:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  DMV, Metro, Va. Politics, Virginia, traffic, transportation  
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Bridging Virginia and D.C.

Regarding the Feb. 13 Local Opinions commentary by Fairfax County Supervisor Pat Herrity ["Arlington roadblocks to traffic relief"] chastising the Arlington County Board for its objections to widening Interstates 395 and 66: Let me point out that there are not...

By William K. Stover, Arlington  | February 16, 2011; 6:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Arlington, D.C., DMV, HotTopic, Va. Politics, Virginia, development, economy, traffic, transportation  
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Take Obama's advice, Pepco: Bury power lines

A few inches of snow fell, and nearly half a million local customers were without electricity, again, because of our quaint custom of distributing electricity by festooning wires between wooden poles. If this nation wishes to return to greatness in...

By Jeff de La Beaujardiere, Silver Spring  | January 27, 2011; 7:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  DMV, economy, energy, weather  
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When will Pepco learn?

One would have thought that after being pilloried by The Post and (supposedly) being put under the microscope by the Maryland Public Service Commission, Pepco might have cleaned up its act. I got a continuous busy signal on the emergency...

By Laurie Neff, Chevy Chase  | January 27, 2011; 6:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (24)
Categories:  DMV, energy, housing, weather  
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Chaffetz may not oversee D.C. afterall

Last week, we reported that in the wake of the Republican Party's takeover of the House, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) would likely be elevated to the post of the District's official minder and overlord on the Hill. Chaffetz is...

By Martin Austermuhle  | November 11, 2010; 11:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C., D.C. politics, DMV, HotTopic, Local blog network  
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Why was there no consideration of the Silver Line's security?

For several years, I have expressed the concerns raised in the Nov. 5 Metro story "Audit: Metro's Silver Line lacks security features." I contacted many who could have made a difference. I stressed the obvious: that the Metropolitan Washington Airports...

By Randy Atkins, Vienna  | November 10, 2010; 6:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  DMV, Fenty, HotTopic, Metro, Virginia, development, traffic, transportation  
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Our nation's capital of rats?, washingtonpost.com editors , September 2, 2010
How D.C. can make ride-sharing easier, washingtonpost.com editors , September 1, 2010
Northrop Grumman and the myth of privatization, Peter Galuszka , August 31, 2010
You can't always see a driver's disability, washingtonpost.com editors , April 21, 2010
A Parking Double Whammy in D.C., Vince Rinehart , June 4, 2009
A Quick Stop at the D.C. DMV, Marisa Katz , May 17, 2009
 
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