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Federal Triangle Metro station to remain closed Saturday

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 07:53:42 EST

Metro’s Federal Triangle station will remain closed for Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington following security and logistical considerations stemming from the presidential inauguration, the transit agency announced late Friday. -- Faiz Siddiqui, January 20, 2017, Washington Post

Transportation information for Women's March

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 07:56:47 EST

Today, a day after the inauguration of President Trump, tens of thousands of people are expected to gather in the nation’s capital for the Women’s March on Washington. -- Luz Lazo, January 21, 2017, Washington Post

Inauguration transportation guide

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 07:26:15 EST

It’s here, Inauguration Day. Nearly a million visitors are expected for the Inaugural festivities and demonstrations. -- Faiz Siddiqui, Luz Lazo, January 20, 2017, Washington Post

Volunteers spruce up the Met Branch Trail

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 07:20:08 EST

Early last Monday morning, the trail was jammed with a different sort of traffic–113 rock-star volunteers who gave up their holiday to help make Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Day a Day of Service on the Metropolitan Branch Trail. -- Ursula Sandstrom, January 19, 2017, WABA

Update on bills in Va. legislature

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:56:10 EST

We've been following Virginia Bicycling Federation's reports on the bills that could affect bicyclists in the fast-moving Va. legislative session. -- Jan. 19, 2017, FABB

2016 sets new mark as Earth's warmest year on record

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:54:48 EST

For a third consecutive year, Earth has set a new mark for global warmth. -- Scott Dance, January 18, 2017, Capital Gazette

Biking in D.C. during Inauguration, Women's March

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:42:23 EST

It might be easier to bike downtown than  drive, especially Friday, but cyclists should keep a few things in mind if traveling into the city. -- Luz Lazo, January 19, 2017, Washington Post

Bridge and road closures have started for Inauguration Day

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:40:12 EST

Several D.C. area bridges and parts of roadways near downtown are closed starting Thursday for the following day’s inauguration ceremonies. -- Dana Hedgpeth, January 19, 2017, Washington Post

Walking guide for Inauguration Day

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:29:27 EST

Most people traveling in central Washington on Friday will need three things: a map, a SmarTrip card and sensible shoes. -- Robert Thomson, January 18, 2017, Washington Post

What you need to know about the Women's March on Washington

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:38:24 EST

Thousands of people are expected to be in the region Saturday for the Women’s March on Washington, an event that could draw larger crowds than Inauguration Day itself, and present travel challenges for participants and residents. -- Luz Lazo, January 18, 2017, Washington Post

Part of Met Branch Trail to close temporarily

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:21:52 EST

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) has issued a permit to close a section of the Metropolitan Branch Trail adjacent to 150 M Street NE beginning Sunday, January 22 from 9 pm to 5 am. This closure will continue Sunday through Thursday for approximately three weeks. -- January 17, 2017, DDOT

WABA guide to biking in D.C. inauguration weekend

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:00:44 EST

Here’s our best understanding of how to navigate on your bike this weekend. -- January 17, 2017, WABA