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One Year Later, How Has The Streetcar Changed The H Street Corridor?

One year after its launch, the District's streetcar line is more than doubling early ridership projections. Officials and business groups alike credit the streetcar's arrival for the rapid transformation of the H Street corridor.

In A Virginia Swing District, Liberals Look To The Tea Party For Lessons In Activism

Progressive activists in Northern Virginia are using the Indivisible Guide to engage with their congressional representatives, and each other.

In A Virginia Swing District, Liberals Look To The Tea Party For Lessons In Activism

LISTEN: Could Metro Be "Insolvent" If A Funding Solution Isn't Found?

Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey and The Washington Post's Robert McCartney discuss this week's top political stories in the region.

LISTEN: Could Metro Be "Insolvent" If A Funding Solution Isn't Found?

DDOT Tweaks Parking Rates In Penn Quarter/Chinatown To Combat Congestion

As of Monday, DDOT will make a second price adjustment to its demand-based "performance parking" pilot program in the Penn Quarter/Chinatown area.

DDOT Tweaks Parking Rates In Penn Quarter/Chinatown To Combat Congestion

Whither Metro? Discussing Options For Getting Regional Transit Back On Track

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Whither Metro? Discussing Options For Getting Regional Transit Back On Track

Bowser Picks Interim Chief Peter Newsham To Run D.C. Police Department

Peter Newsham is a 28-year veteran of the Metropolitan Police Department, and has been leading it on an interim basis since September. Now Mayor Muriel Bowser wants to make him the department's formal leader.

Bowser Picks Interim Chief Peter Newsham To Run D.C. Police Department

Lose Your Sense Of Reality At The Hirshhorn's "Infinity Mirrors"

The surreality of the Hirshhorn Museum's newest exhibit, "Infinity Mirrors," which opens today, is a welcome antidote to the actual reality of the past month in Washington.

Metro Testing Talking Escalators To Help "Inattentive" Passengers

Metro is testing talking escalators in a move to reduce slips and falls by passengers who are "inattentive to their surroundings," according to the transit system's annual safety report.

Dusty Baker Wants D.C. To Be A City of Champions

Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker joined WAMU's Matt McCleskey from spring training camp in Florida to discuss the team's upcoming season.

Conservatives Positive About The Future As Annual Gathering Opens

Ahead of the annual CPAC gathering, WAMU's Kathy Goldgeier spoke to Ian Walters about what the changes conservatives would like to put in place could mean for the D.C. region.

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