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iPhone could soon be primary payment method

Ever leave the house to buy something and realize you have forgotten your wallet? It may not be a problem for much longer. You soon may be paying at cash registers with just a swipe of your mobile phone.

Tags: iPhone , American University , smartphone , Shopping , retail

Thursday - 11/04/2010, 01:27am EDT

Extending Metro could lead to gentrification

People don't necessarily ditch their cars when a subway expands. A new study finds the opposite can occur.

Tags: Metro , Metrorail , Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy , gentrification , Colleen Kelleher

Wednesday - 10/27/2010, 11:14am EDT

Audit: MVA license, customer financial info. insecure

Some local drivers who should have had their licenses revoked recently were mistakenly allowed to stay behind the wheel, a recent transportation department report says, and customers' financial information was not properly secured.

Tags: MVA , Beverly Swaim Staley , audit , drivers license , eMVA Store

Friday - 10/22/2010, 02:47pm EDT

Metro bulks up to prep for winter snow

Metro officials showed off some of their snow-fighting equipment at the Branch Avenue Rail Yard Thursday.

Tags: Metro , snow , snow removal , Jim Hughes ,

Thursday - 10/21/2010, 03:23pm EDT

Somber scene at vigil outside DC9

At least 100 people crowded around the temporarily closed DC9 nightclub in Northwest D.C. Tuesday night to remember a man who died after a confrontation at the club last week.

Tags: DC9 , Ali Mohammed , Cathy Lanier , Ahmed Galtchu , Kalid Mohammed , Nunu Wako , Jim Graham , Peter Newsham , Adrian Fenty ,

Tuesday - 10/19/2010, 11:13pm EDT

5 charged with aggravated assault in U Street death

The co-owner and four employees of a U Street-area nightclub have been charged with aggravated assault, in connection with the death of a man outside of that club.

Tags: DC9 , U Street , beating death , smashed window , D.C. police , Mark Segraves , Paul D. Shinkman

Friday - 10/15/2010, 01:19pm EDT

Jefferson Memorial grounds' restoration half-way done

The tall cranes and other heavy construction equipment for the Jefferson Memorial's restoration project obscured the classic view of the domed structure during this year's National Cherry Blossom Festival, frustrating many camera-toting visitors.

Tags: Bill Line , Jefferson Memorial , National Park Service ,

Friday - 10/15/2010, 10:50am EDT

Reflecting Pool shuts down for upgrades

Improvements to the Reflecting Pool on the National Mall that start later this month will close the iconic tourist attraction to the general public for up to two years.

Tags: Paul D. Shinkman , reflecting pool , National Mall , Bill Line , National Park Service

Monday - 10/04/2010, 10:54am EDT

Fort Detrick panel created to ease unrest

Frederick area residents want to know what's going on at Fort Detrick

Tags: Fort Detrick , Frederick , David Gray , Randy McClement , Judith Robinson , Laboratory Community Advisory Commission ,

Wednesday - 09/29/2010, 12:58am EDT

In Bethesda, the transportation of tomorrow, today

A Bethesda-based organization dedicated to studying the future stands behind an idea which they say will revolutionize the use of cars.

Tags: World Future Society , Massachusetts Institute of Technology , MIT , Patrick Tucker , City Cars , Smart Cities , Smart cars , Paul D. Shinkman

Thursday - 09/23/2010, 03:21pm EDT
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