In 2017, there were 557 traffic-related deaths, according to information from the Maryland Department of Transportation. That’s up 7 percent over the previous year. The number of deaths has been on the rise since 2014.
Metro plans to temporarily close all Blue and Yellow line stations south of Reagan National Airport next summer as part of a massive construction project to rebuild 20 outdoor station platforms over the next three years.
A new express bus service to the Pentagon, on-demand shuttles to park-and-ride lots in Prince William County, better bike parking in Manassas, and a campaign to get more people to carpool or take transit are among the Virginia projects that will be funded this year through toll revenue from Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway.
First came the brightly colored bikes: silver bikes, yellow bikes, electric red bikes, orange bikes, lime green bikes. Then came the electric scooters, whizzing down sidewalks.