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PUBLIC WORKS -- 2006

   

JANUARY, 2006

PUBLIC WORKS

     

101

Nakamura

Stadium Talks Continue on Eve of Deadline--lead DC negotiator says new options coming by midweek

103

Boub duPuy

Why Stadium Deal Isn't Done--MLB head says DC trying to walk away from deal: MLB won't pay overruns

104

O'Donoghue

Agency Gears Up for Georgetown Projects--DDoT takes on 6 projects ; will old trolley tracks stay?

104

Nakamura

Baseball to Seek Arbitration Over DC Stadium--move is baseball's response to DC gov't standoff

105

Layton

Inspector General Proposed for Metro--improved operations, accountability sought: study all aspects

105

Spivack

Housing Appraisals in MD Rise 67%--Montgomery Cnty up 70.4%; PG up 71.2%; Howard up 74.3%

105

Nakamura

Baseball Files for Arbitration on DC Stadium--mayor thinks little disagreement with MLB: up to DC Council

112

Layton

Metro Drops Longtime Manager--DDoT's Tangherlini named interim chief: White walks with $116K for life

112

Nakamura

Cropp Offers 'Compromise' on Stadium--plan for Council majority: cap costs, cover overruns elsewhere

113

Editor

Shake-Up at Metro--ridiculous severance package for White, assured funding, responsive mgmt needed

113

Layton

Vision of a More User-friendly Metro--interim manager wants broad input on improving transit system

115

Woodlee

DC May Limit Parking Permits: Mayor proposes higher fees (lst since '91), fewer stickers per residence

115

Ginsberg

Metro Chief Surpasses Peers in Severance--golden parachutes for gov't officials seem highly questionable

116

Dvorak

Historians Bemoan Observatory's Loss--despite Fine Arts Comm urging, 1890 telescope bldgs razed

117

Nakamura

Official Promises to Deliver on Stadium--Council criticizes giveaways in deal by DC bargainor Tuohey

118

Nakamura

Mayor Wiliams's Political Ally Is Stadium Negotiator--Archer was Detroit mayor, provided guidance

119

Staff

Barry Calls Stadium Mediation Senseless-foolish because leaves Council out--'don't mediate, negotiate'

120

Layton

Metro Sees 'Crisis' in Van Service--woes persist under new provider, disabled still left stranded

121

Editor

Shoring Up Metro--with more symptoms of mismgmt, inefficiency, long-term decline: go for independent IG

121

Nakamura

Stadium Deal Retooled to Cut Costs--changes part of push to win lease approval: less glass, steel, stone?

122

Montgomery

In Ward 8, Anger Over Stadium Deal--candidates questioned on schools, poverty in mayoral debate

123

Dvorak

Patience Key to Paying Homage--memorial design, money issues create years of hurdles, persistence

125

Nakamura

DC Asks Court to Let City Push Owners from Stadium Site--wants to be ready to start construction if/when

126

Staff

Metro Gets First Diesel-Electric Buses--first of 50 40-foot, $522K units to work PG, more to go to Monty

131

Editor

Mr. Gandhi's Fastball--mayor's optimism misplaced as CFO refuses to take deal to Wall Street

   

FEBRUARY, 2006

PUBLIC WORKS

     

201

Montgomery

Doubling of DC Funds for Housing Proposed--task force backs adding 19K affordable units of 55K new

201

Nakamura

Stadium Pact to be Revised for Financing--fiscal chief stressed effect on bond ratings by Wall Street

202

Nakamura

Landowners in Stadium's Path Fight to Stay On--despite buy-out offers 3.2x current assessed values

202

Nakamura

Private Stadium Funding Canceled--Deutsche Bank collapses over $5M fee, go to public financing

203

Pressley

Racing to Save a Victorian Gem--backers of DC's 'Brewmaster's Castle', now a museum, must raise $250K

204

Nakamura

Williams Revises Stadium Cost Pan--provides cap at $667M, developers to kick in $70M for property rights

207

Nakamura

DC Council Insists on Its Own Cost Cap for Stadium Approval--claim mayor's offer has loopholes

208

Montgomery

'No' Vote Was Only Start of Council Ride on Stadium--late night bargaining leads to switching 8/5 vote

208

Nakamura

Council Closer to Deal on Stadium--officials consider $611 cap on DC spending, bickering continues

209

Schwartzman

Turning Northeast's H Street into Main Street--DDoT officials say $13M streetscape revival will begin in fall

209

Montgomery

Reeling and Dealing on Stadium--Council compromise emerges from brinkmanship: Barry switches

209

Montgomery

Sursum Gorda Revival Marked by Hope, Mired in Snags--planning 1700 mixed hsg units for "NW 1" by 2015

211

Nakamura

Baseball Questions Stadium Cost Cap--deal 'seriously disrupted' says MLB letter to city: talks to go on

211

Layton

Computerized Systems to Stop Metro Trains Deteriorating--688 'overruns' in '05: fix at least a year away

212

Weiss

Stadium Vote Reversals May Stir Backlash--3 council freshman unseated pro-voters, now voted pro!

212

Boorstein

DC Papal Museum Struggles with Finances, Focus--5-yr old Catholic center, faces debt, low attendance

213

Layton

Grievances Spike after MetroAccess Transition--complaints up 4.5-fold over last contractor change

214

Nakamura

DC Finance Chief OK's Council's Stadium Spending Cap--MLB must agree city won't pay overruns, CFO sez

215

Editor

CFO's Conditional Yes--CFO has certified funds available, can sell bonds, now its up to MLB

216

Sun

New Face, and Approach, Arriving at Top of Metro--new chief surprises workers with visits, route rides

217

Sun

Metro Transit Board Offers MetroAccess Apology--Tangherlini sworn in, vows improvements

218

Jenkins

Dedicated Tax Funds Pursued for Metro--DC, VA, MD react to Rep Davis incentive of $1.5B annually

220

Hedgpeth

Contesting Stadium's Power--contractors say boom due to baseball, detractors say was coming anyway

224

Sun

Metro Pushes Big Bus Service Improvements--11 routes to be cut, late night, weekend opns to be cut

225

Nakamura

Judge Links Land Deal to Lease on Stadium--DC will get 12 acres from Feds upon MLB agreement

228

Jenkins

VA House Panel to Take Up Funding Bill for Metro--move comes after measure failed in subcommittee

228

Sun

Deadline for MetroAccess Improvement--panel to have two weeks to reduce problem trips for 16K disabled

   

MARCH, 2006

PUBLIC WORKS

     

301

Nakmura

Mayor Digs Up More Stadium Cash--proposal for overruns may undermine spending caps sez Council mbrs

301

Sun

MetroAccess Provider Under Grace Period--MontGomery officials question fine system for disabled service

301

Jenkins

VA Senate's Metro Bill Rebuffed by VA House--permanent Metro funding measure rejected

305

Staff

What Disabled Riders Endure--day with MetroAccess shows scattered, painful lapses--good anecdotes

306

Heath

Major League Baseball Officials Sign Lease for new DC Stadium--city's cost cap condition met

307

Editor

Council at Bat--ballpark deal isn't going to get any better: Council job to provide oversight, not derail it

307

Montgomery

DC Exempt on Stadium Overruns--officials say team and 'other sources' would pay any overages

308

Montgomery

At Long Last, DC Stadium Deal!--Council OK's construction contract, reaffirms public spending cap

309

Editor

Season's Greetings--baseball back in DC to stay: amazing market shunned so long, buy tickets, play ball!

309

Montgomery

Red Cap Day for Williams--mayor welcomes stadium deal: considers it a 'signal' accomplishment

315

Nakamura

Lots of Glass, Capital Views--new stadium design reflects elements of Convention Cntr, Monuments, no brick

315

Forgey

Field of Modest Dreams--new ballpark design has room for improvement as details, surrounds evolve

315

Boswell OpEd

DC's Diamond in the Ruff--new Nat's ballpark may fall short aesthetically, depends on exterior treatment

315

Heath

Stadium Design Maximizes Profit--41K seat ballpark to exploit all possible cash generating details

317

Nakamura

DC Stadium Likely to Open Before Entertainment Area--far less infrastructure in place, designs not started

318

Schwartzman

Steel 'Monstrosity' in Tenleytown to be Dismantled--DC to pay builder $350K, end 5-year com tower fight

318

Nakamura

For Some Fans, Stadium Designers Whiffed Big-Time--'schlocky, ugly, 'Oz-like' to some, others: 'fabulous'

319

Sun

Circulator Bus Service Heading Toward Mall--buses will loop mall short of capitol every 5-10 minutes

321

Sun

Metro Chief Pushes for Independent Oversight--Tangherlini wants IG to ensure highest level integrity

323

Nakamura

Analysis Predicts New DC Stadium Windfall--team revenue surge might hit $200M, behind NY, Boston

323

Staff

Metro Rolls Out Environmentally Friendly 'Silver Bullet'--diesel-electric hybrids to run in PG, Mont'y Cnties

324

MacGillis

Metro Tunnel at Tyson's Rejected as Too Costly--downtown dream hits reality: elevated $500M cheaper

326

MacGillis

In One Hoist, a Milestone Reached--as new Wilson Bridge span opens for first ship passage

327

Acosta ltr

Vision for So. Capitol St--NCPC working w/DDoT, OP, AWC, 'jump-started' by stadium, to make boulevard

327

Otto

Baltimore Public Housing Tenants Might Go to Suburbs--judge weighs moving 000's to suburban counties

329

Sullivan ltr (Cur)

We Can Do Better for Friendship Heights--"really big, really tall" bldg too much @ 79 ft--get smaller

329

Weiner (Cur)

Preservation Board Looks at Bus Facilities--old,dysfunctional, obsolete building attracts activists

   

APRIL, 2006

PUBLIC WORKS

     

405

Sun

MetroAccess Officials Say Service Improved--of 109K trips, 1400 'excessively' late: 16K riders in area!

406

Pierre

Tensions Boil Over Affordable Housing--NE neighbors protest converting convent to apartment bldg

420

Sun

Tuesday 8th Busiest for Metro w/765,500 riders on nonevent day--2nd highest last week for rally @821,300

421

Sun

Metro to Extend Yellow Line to Ft. Totten, Expand Red Line Service to Shady Grove due to developments,

424

Nakamura

City Officials Leery of Nats Bidder's Silence--bemoan absence of 'outreach' from winning bidder

428

Weiss

DC First to Officially Dedicate Cash to Metro (0.5% of sales tax) --VA and MD fail to pass measures this year

   

MAY, 2006

PUBLIC WORKS

     

503

Nakamura

Lerners, MLB Finish Details of Nats Deal--DC steps up pressure on Comcast to air games

503

Milloy OpEd

Baseball's Greed Is Enough to Put Anyone's Game Off--buy team for $150M,sell for $450M, + 611M stadium

503

Bernstein

Behind Wall of Silence, Ted Lerner Has Built Empire--developer once one of 400 richest in US

503

Editor

Baseball Sale or Social Pact--MLB won't sell to highest bidder, hides criteria, but says racial balance key

504

Weiss

Warm Welcome and Wish List--DC officials pledge cooperation with Lerners: mixed reviews from fans

504

Montgomery

Landlord's Plans Could Oust 211 Needy Families--wants to let rent subsidies lapse, redevelop site

504

Heath

After 17 Months, Baseball Introduces Nats' Owners--Lerner Group Pledges to Work Closely on Stadium

504

Carpenter

'Man of Mystery' Steps Into Spotlight--Lerner, principal owner, prefers to let ownership team do talking

504

Editor

Finally, a Proprietor-- new start baseball in Washington, took too long, poorly handled, but let's play ball

504

Jenkins

Dulles Toll Road Deal Defended--giving job to Metro Wash Airports Authority improves odds for success

505

Nakamura

Stadium Dig Begins, But Design Still Up In Air--president-to-be Kasten intends to refine some details

505

Layton

Media-Shy DC Property Owner Comes Out Talking--Spriggs wanted $5M, only offered $2.5M for $135K house

508

Hedgpeth

Next Up: the Baseball Stadium--owners have been excellent developers at White Flint, Tyson's Corner

508

MacGillis

Tyson Tunnel Could Risk US Funds--Metro extension to Dulles must be 'cost-effective' says FTA

517

Sun

Credit Cards Weighed for Metro Lot Exits--Metro to seek higher fees for daily and monthly parkers

517

Chandler

Reaction Mixed to Orange Line Test--going to longer, but fewer trains: get longer waits, worse crushes

519

Ginsberg

Fanfare Above Potomac--amid acclaim, one side of new Wilson bridge opens, buy just for show for now

521

Hemsley ltr

Metro's Line of Problems--addition of Silver Line and Vienna condos may over stress Orange Line

524

Nakamura

Stadium Owners Want City to Shift Gears on Parking--put 1200 spaces above ground, by opening day

   

JUNE, 2006

PUBLIC WORKS

     

603

Sun

High-Level Personnel Changes at Metro--Tangherlini removes MetroAccess head, two others

608

Ginsberg

Wilson Bridge Milestone Billed As One to Bypass--first of two spans about to open with traffic nightmares

608

Nakamura

Nationals Team Tells DC Too Late to Build Underground Parking--can't afford extra time or cost

611

Nakamura

Battle Brews for Control of Stadium Project--parking fight highlights strain as team fears city will bungle job

611

Brulliard

This Is Awesome" Is Cry as Cars Cruise New Wilson Span--glitch-delayed opening draws raves/waves

612

McCrummen

Wilson Bridge Span Opens Early: Now to Do It All Over Again--2nd span should be quicker, uglier?

613

Montes

Debate Over DC Cab Fares Revs Up--latest 'analysis' on zones v meters waited: only US meter-less city!

613

Editor

The Wilson Bridge and Beyond--hurrah for new span, now what's next? 20-yr $2.4B, 1400 job effort is relief

613

Sun

New Rail Car Crack Problems Delay Metro Relief--"unlikely to cope w/growing ridership later this year"

615

Sun

Metro as Underground Music Scene?--Board may lift ban on station performers "offset crowds with fun, uplift"

615

Editor

Lots of Disagreement--battle/feud over above-/below-ground parking could imperil stadium opening

615

Stewart

$4.5M Fund to Help City Workers Afford Homes--to help pool of 9000 contract wkrs rent/buy homes in DC

616

Sun(Cont)

Metro Board OK's $1.1B opns +$735M cap budgets, no fare increase, 2007 subsidy up 6% to $461M

616

Fleishman

History Preserved--4 DuPont Circle row houses rebuilt to 7-stories: "Jefferson Row" condos $.5>2M

616

Sun

MetroAccess Rules Eased--16,000 disabled riders gain flexibility in making, canceling trips (4500/wkday)

623

Editor

Metro Jams--getting (music) down into DC's subways: add spice to routine, OK to make tunnels less gray

625

Reid ltr

Don't Drive Away Nats Fans--don't shortchange parking spaces above or below grnd,Metro can't do all

627

Layton

Mayor Asks for Stadium plan Approval--zoning commission to weigh proposal on towers, parking

627

Boorstein

City Drops Objections to Religious Sculpture--no permit for front yard icon: Public Space Mgmt Admin

628

Montgomery

Mayor Signs Bill Limiting Rent Increases--most units held to 10% rise/yr: 5% for elderly, disabled tenants

629

Sun

Metro Chief Promises Better Communication--criticized by riders for not alerting them to flooding (rain)

   

JULY, 2006

PUBLIC  WORKS

     

703

Sun

Express Fare Gates, Rapid Bus Line Proposed for GA Ave--cut 54 stops to 15 save 9 mins of 58

706

Layton

DC's CFO Raises Doubts on Stadium Parking Plan--mayor's plan  risky timewise, if better for long run

707

Layton

Mayor's Stadium Proposal Advances--DC Zoning Commission approves split-level parking, complex bldgs

708

Layton

Nats Owners Attack DC Parking Plan--proposal may cost DC, team tens of millions, says Nats president

708

Editor

Parking at BallPark--dose of realism for stadium--CFO should have last word on mayor's compromise plan

714

Nakamura

DC Finds Parking Near Stadium--almost 9000 within half mile (!) (RFK uses only 7K for 56K sold-out games)

717

Smith

New Wilson Bridge (part 1) Opens Completely, Ahead of Schedule--real relief awaits second span

718

Sun

House Backs $1.5M (over 10 yrs) for Metro infrastrux maint.--with hitch: DC, MD, VA must match amount

720

Craig

Rep. Davis's Plan to Increase Metro Funding Has Long Way to Go--MD,VA senators dawdling

721

Nakamura

DC Called in Default of Deal on Ballpark--MLB says DC misses 11 deadlines: city considers action petty

721

Pearlstein

Less Hardball, More Humility--Nats "legalistic" owners give impression DC officials "in over their heads"

721

Sun

Metro Panel Set to Begin Search for Permanent Chief--regional politics slow process: interim chief in running

721

Editor

Time to Play Ball--DC, Nats owners should quit brushbacks, stay in strike zone: make seamless hand-off

723

Editor

$1.5 Billion, And a Few Strings--how can MD and VA blithely ignore Fed matching funds offer for Metro?

723

Montes

DC Crackdown Angers Cabdrivers--residency registration rule called threat to livelihood, may strike

725

Nakamura

Lerners Make Washington Nats Team Ownership Official--document turnover allows "real fun to begin"

727

Nakamura

Mayor Williams Seeks Meeting to Heal Rift with Lerners--mayor calls Nats owners 'condescending'

727

Weiss

DC to Make Meters More Accessible--in settlement, city to recognize out-of-state permits, shorter meters

729

MacGillis

Tyson's Metro Tunnel Buoyed--cost wouldn't threaten completion, says strongly pro VA commission

729

Wagoner ltr

Tunnels, Not War--great capital cities have great subways--US can afford wars but not tunnel to airport?

731

Editor

Tunnel Vision? -- under, not over, Tysons Corner is on right rail track to Dulles Airport via "boomig hub"

   

AUGUST, 2006

PUBLIC  WORKS

     

801

MacGillis

Virginia to Review Rival Bid for Tyson's Rail Extension--competing offer could delay Dulles project

801

Sun

Will Riders Stand by Metro--cars with fewer seats, more handrails to be tested: two 780K ridership days!

802

O'Donoghue (Curr)

Georgetown BID endorses Whitehurst Plan--fate of freeway still up in the air after unusually long period

803

Editor

Metropolitics: forget the search for a new transit chief: man to get Metro moving is already aboard

804

Sun

Divided Board Keeps Metro Chief Quest on Track--DC's Graham: grandstanding to keep Tangherlini

806

Post Ltrs

Gotta Get Together, Earn $1.5B offered by House--start spending before it's too late: system aging

817

Miroff

VRE Commuter Rail Loses (a few) Riders--delays, repairs lead some back to roads: '05: 3.76; '06: 3.64M

823

Miroff

Tangled Up, Blue No More--big section on 'mixing bowl' (I95@Beltway in VA) to open tomorrow

830

Somashekhar

At Wilson Bridge, Out With Old--builders set to clear remains, start work on 2nd span to open in '08

     

SEPTEMBER, 2006

PUBLIC  WORKS

 
       

901

Sun

New Rail Cars Coming to Carry Record Crowds--50 by end of year: avg weekday ridership 747K in July

907

MacGillis

No Tunnel for Tysons, Gov. Kaine Says--Feds' FTA doubts "cost-effectiveness": could lose Fed$900M

907

Sun

Metro Board to Debate Rail Car Deployment--hoping to reduce peak loads from 90-100 to 80-90

907

Nakamura

Plan in Works for Surface Parking Lots at Stadium--DC officials worried re garage project costs

908

MacGillis

Finger-Pointing after Death of Tunnel Plan--supports blame Gov's handling, Fed demands, contractor?

908

Sun

Metro Red Line to Gain Most from First 50 New Rail Cars--busiest route to get 12, Orange/Green 10 each

916

Nakamura

Garage Plan for Stadium at Risk--DC panel offers $1M buyout: future of planned towers uncertain

918

Editor

Start Building--Tysons tunnel is dead: long live the elevated track: get a tight contract, get to work

921

Sun

What Goes Up Must Be Fixed--Metro opens teaching center for its escalator/elevator mechanics

923

Shear

VA GOP Leaders Present Plan for Dedicated Metro Funds--$20M from insurance;$30M deed recording

924

Ltrs to Editor

Over/Under at Tysons: some want VA gov. to reconsider tunnel, others say elevated attractive, unobtrusive

       

OCT

2006

PUBLIC  WORKS

 
       

1001

Nakamura

Poor Season Raises Stakes for Stadium--Nats look to boost ticket sales, fortunes: attendance 21stof30

 

1003

Sun

Metro Seeks New Manager Candidates--with top prospect out, board expects more candidates to apply

 

1003

Nakamura

Bill Would Revive Stadium Condo-and-Garage Project--would let DC use development rights proceeds

 

1005

Nakamura

Mayor Wants to Lift Cap for Stadium Parking--wants $75M more to finish job, avoid using valuable land

 

1006

Stewart

Cropp Seeks Stadium Decision--Council will consider $75M more for parking for 1225 cars

 

1007

Editor

Don't Doff Spending Cap--controlling rising stadium costs for parking requires full-time mayor

 

1009

MacGillis

Family Plays Hard Ball--in Stadium Negotiations and Anacostia Waterfront Vision, Lerners all-business

 

1010

Sun

Hoofing It Out of the Subway--Metro may convert some (short) escalators to stairs, save on repairs

 

1011

Bermpohl (Curr)

American U. Soil Test Shows High Arsenic Level--munitions experts see no health threat frm undergrnd

 

1012

Nakamura

Politics Mires Stadium Parking, But Work Is On Pace--mayor pushing plan for more funding

 

1012

Fisher OpEd

For Stadium Its Decision Time, For Mayor It's Offseason--good progress on stadium, but not for parking

 

1018

Nakamura

Fenty Promotes Aboveground Parking to End Fight Over New DC Stadium--keep cost cap in tact

 

1019

Nakamura

Stadium Garages Proposal Rejected by Council--close vote leaves DC with no plan for parking

 

1019

Rein

Metro Extension to Dulles Delayed--Virginia says schedule pushed back a year due to tunnel issues

 

1021

Sun

Metro Bus Chief to Lead Agency for Now--budget is priority: search for permanent manager continues

 

1023

Sun

Transit Data on Disabled Were Misstated--MetroAccess audit shows performance numbers inflated

 

1024

Mallof ltr

DC Has Struck Out--leaders and sports officials negotiated a giveaway: can't blame Lerners!

 

1025

Nakamura

Severe Penalties ($36M) Await City if 1225 Parking Garages Aren't Provided, Warns CFO

 

1026

Thomson

Metro Adds Express Gates, New Trains to Ease the Way--5 gates to take SmarTrip cards only

 

1029

Shaver

New Door to Affordable Housing Opens in Montgomery County--new modular "Kattrina Cottage"

 

1030

Kirkham

Three Sites by Metro Open Up--developers to bid on WMATA land: Capitol Hts and 2 @ Navy Yard

 
     

NOVEMBER, 2006

PUBLIC  WORKS

 
       

1104

Editor

Stadium Parking Debate--duels re penalties for not providing garages could doom search for solution

 

1112

Weyrich ltr

True Conservatives Should Back Metro Funding -- Senate faces issue of dedicated funding for Metrorail

 

1114

Nakamura

Leaner Stadium Parking Possible -- Fenty says Council likes his plan: 2 freestanding garages to North

 

1114

Sun

Metro Picks L.A. Official, DC Native, as Manager--John Catoe has been #2 at Trans Authority:3rd biggest

 

1114

Fisher OpEd

At Sursum Corda Housing Project, Stand-off Awaits Mayor-Elect -- residents caught between 2 developers

 

1115

Sun

Metro Chief to Get Towering Salary -- Catoe to get $300K + $60K living allowance: one of area's highest

 

1117

Sun

Ready to Ride -- Metro's next chief shapes 'to-do' list with focus on customer service: takes over late Jan

 

1129

Stewart

Renaming New Convention Center Would Honor 1st Home-Rule Mayor Walter Washington

 
     

DECEMBER, 2006

PUBLIC  WORKS

 
       

1205

Sun

Entertainment to Swipe Your Card By--Metro may pay musicians, mimes, dancers for gigs outside stations

1207

Dvorak

First New DC Park in Years Will Recall Canal's Heyday--3-block lot to bring back lawns, water features

1207

Nakamura

At DC Baseball Stadium, Art Faces Spending Cap--DC Art Commission shows decorating plans: no $$?

1209

Spivack

Newer Metro Buses Too Tall for Friendship Heights Station--ceilings too low after renovation!!!

1212

Editor

Cup in Hand--it's time to end Metro's mendicant (begging) routine: fair hikes OK, but process is stupid

1213

Sun

Metro Implements New Track Inspection Policies in Wake of Two Workers Death--another earlier

1214

Sun

Rush-Hour Metro Fares May Rise Up to--trying to close $116M budget deficit: capacity strained

1214

Woodlee

Mayor Williams Makes One Last Bid for New Downtown Library--not sure council will support $275M job

1215

Sun

Some Metro Riders May Reach for Car Keys--board considering fare hikes during rush hours

1217

Zarin ltr

What Will Happen When Nats, Rats, and Rush Hour Coincide--transportation inadequate at stadium

1217

Editor

Pricey Ride--Metro's customers bristle at increase in fares, particularly at rush times

1219

Sun

Metro Freezes Hiring in Many Areas to Shore Up Budget--new Catoe was self-assessment by consultant

1221

Weiss

Airport Authority To Take Over Dulles Toll Road to Speed Rail Line--higher tolls likely for 200K commuters

1222

Nakamura

Soccer Stadium by '09? DC, DC United Differ--team keeps hope despite hurdles in AWI redevelopment

1223

Silverman

Chairman of WASA Resigns after 6 Years--stayed despite lead-in-water controversy, let Fenty pick new

1223

Boswell

Nats Owner to Dig Even Deeper--Lerners Plan to Spend $M More on Ballpark trimmings like scoreboard

1223

Spivack

Older Buses Enlisted Temporarily for Friendship Heights Station--Metro will look at possible ceiling mods

1225

Wiggins

Ten Years Later, FedEx Field Still Receives Mixed Reviews--MD residents, officials, differ on local impact

1230

Weiss

Metro's Yellow Line En Route to Fort Totten (w/Green Line)--route extended for off-peak, weekend service


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