Martin DiCaro appears in the following:
Friday, May 16, 2014
D.C.'s Bike to Work Day festivities are expected to break records, and bike commuting in the District is on the rise. But advocates say bicyclists are undercounted, leading to a disproportionately low investment in the city's cycling infrastructure.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Arlington County officials say that when its new streetcar line is built out, it will provide the majority of transit trips in the area. But opponents say that's overstated -- and that the increasing cost doesn't justify the project.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
During a grueling, six-hour hearing, representatives of app-based transportation companies tried to convince D.C. City Council members — not to mention the city's even more skeptical taxi commissioner — that they did not need to be strictly regulated.
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
All taxi rides in D.C. come with a 25 cent surcharge, but Uber, an app-based hailing service that has fought with city regulators, isn't paying the surcharges at all.
Thursday, May 01, 2014
In a marathon, three-hour long hearing, tech companies tried to make the case to D.C. officials that their companies would be driven out of the city if new insurance regulations are adopted.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Chunks of concrete could break off and fall on commuters—unless the Silver Spring Transit Center's beams and girders are strengthened. That's one of the key findings in a report released Tuesday on the long-running problems with the transit facility.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Before D.C.'s new Silver Line can open to passengers, "bobbing" circuitry needs to be fixed. Translation: the Silver Line signals have to synch better with the Orange Line, or else trains will stop in their tracks.
Monday, April 28, 2014
The District is joining cities across the country in attempting to regulate the tech startups that allow consumers to order “rideshare service” through a smartphone app.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
For the first time, the Silver Line finally has a projected opening date. Or rather an opening season: D.C.'s transit agency said Thursday the delay-dogged line would open "this summer."
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
The firm building the 95 Express Lanes in Northern Virginia wants carpoolers to get their E-ZPass transponder now, even though the new HOT lanes stretching are not expected to open until early next year.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
The 11-mile, $3 billion project is behind schedule, and frustration is growing.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The chief financial officer of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is resigning to take a job in the private sector.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
More people are walking and riding to work in the nation's capitol. But city streets remain perilous.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx is launching a national bus tour to highlight the need for infrastructure investment.
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
The D.C. region's Silver Line is approaching an important milestone — again.
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
After a report slamming Metro's financial practices made its way to the press, transit officials say they're already improving their internal controls.
Monday, April 07, 2014
D.C. regulators are considering an unprecedented move for Washington’s metered taxicab fleet: deregulation. "This is a response to leveling the playing field," said city's taxicab chair, "and making everybody able to compete with one another."
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
D.C. regulators say smartphone-based car services are essentially meterless taxis — and they are preparing to unveil a slew of proposals designed to close liability insurance gaps and limit drivers’ hours on the road.
Monday, March 31, 2014
Barring a rapid resolution to the project delays, people will have to drive to Tysons Corner for its “welcome the Silver Line” festival on May 31 – even though there will be no actual train to welcome.