Martin DiCaro appears in the following:
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.
Friday, March 28, 2014
Metro's bus and rail fares and parking fees are going up, effective July 1. Here's how it will work.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Stores near bike share stations in D.C. are seeing a quantifiable bump in business, says one planner.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Despite several layers of oversight, problems on the Silver Line have delayed its opening date by at least six months.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
From speakers that have to be torn out to communications cables that don't work to computer units that must be entirely replaced, the yet-to-be-opened Silver line has quite a punch list. While no one will commit to an opening date, all signs point to summer—at the earliest.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
As Metro works to sell the public on the necessity of spending billions to expand its rail system in the coming decades, the transit authority is also trying to get the most out of its existing capacity. One way to make stations more attractive: upgrade the sidewalks and bike accessibility.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Signal problems are holding up D.C.'s new Silver Line. But the contractor responsible for fixing them says it hasn't even received a list of the issues that need to be resolved.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Despite crumbling infrastructure, states continue to spend more money on building new roads than maintaining the ones they have, says a new report.
Monday, March 17, 2014
The District Department of Transportation is preparing to end a traffic-calming project on one of D.C.’s busiest avenues a little more than a year after implementing the changes that quickly provoked a driver backlash.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
If you stand at a bus stop on 16th Street NW south of the U Street intersection after 8 a.m. on a typical weekday, there’s a good chance the next S line bus heading downtown will not stop to pick you up. It’s nothing personal. The driver simply cannot fit any more passengers on board.
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
That old axiom of transportation policy—to relieve congestion build more lanes—may be giving way to the realization that it's not worth it.
Friday, February 28, 2014
The 495 Express Lanes in Northern Virginia are bleeding money.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Metro will be getting more funding from the three jurisdictions it serves.
After Gov. Martin O’Malley, Gov. Terry McAuliffe, and D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray met privately in Arlington Wednesday, the three Democratic executives announced they had reached an agreement in principle to each provide $25 million for Metro’s FY2015 budget. ...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Problems with the Silver Line's signaling system are pushing back its launch date yet again, but officials say the contractor will foot the bill.
Friday, February 21, 2014
The storm that recently buried the Washington metropolitan area made traveling a mess, but the snow can illustrate how planners could design safer streets.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
The head of the D.C. Taxicab Commission says a significant number of cab drivers are still refusing to accept their passengers' credit cards. And now one city council member says her daughter was locked in a taxi over a payment dispute.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
In his first interview since taking office, Virginia's new transportation secretary talks about his priorities—and says he supports a new bill that places public transit on equal footing with highways.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Metro's plans call for a series of upgrades to rail service through 2025, but whether the plans come to fruition depends on the transit agency receiving local and federal funding. And that's far from guaranteed.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
WAMU - Washington —
D.C.'s speed cameras are successfully slowing down drivers and reducing crashes and related injuries, according to a study of 87 existing camera locations by the District Department of Transportation.