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  • Probe of BART worker deaths spurs 'urgent' safety recommendations

    Probe of BART worker deaths spurs 'urgent' safety recommendations
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday issued “urgent” safety recommendations to the Federal Transit Administration as part of its ongoing probe of the deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit track workers struck by...
  • Federal tax benefit for transit users to shrink Jan. 1

    Federal tax benefit for transit users to shrink Jan. 1
    Thousands of Maryland bus and MARC train riders could pay more for their commute starting in January after Congress failed to renew an expiring tax credit that rewards mass transit use. Current federal law allows bus and rail commuters to withhold up to...
  • Two Maryland teens make Out100 list

    Two Maryland teens make Out100 list
    Maryland connections are sprinkled through Out Magazine's 2013 Out100 list, a roll call of the year's most influential members of the LGBT community that has been gradually released online since last Tuesday. Take L.A.-based filmmaker Jeffrey Schwarz,...
  • Historical journey

    Historical journey
    Long before Washington, D.C., existed, the shores of the Potomac were divided into plantations owned by wealthy traders and gentleman farmers. Mount Vernon -- just 16 miles from Washington -- was a plantation George Washington inherited and lived in...
  • Despite fatal stabbing, crime low on Metro transit, agency says

    Despite fatal stabbing, crime low on Metro transit, agency says
    Crime on Metro trains and buses has been dropping over the last five years and is lower than in many of the communities they serve, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s news blog. The Source, addressing the issue after a fatal...
  • Share Your Remembrances Of The Terror Attacks On September 11, 2001

    Chris Murtha, Wethersfield: I was living in NYC at the time, and would connect my subway line at the WTC everyday. I can still remember everything about that morning. It was a bright blue sky, fall crispness in the air, and I was on my way to Newark...
  • A heavy toll for Baltimore-area drivers

    A heavy toll for Baltimore-area drivers
    After hearing about the expected rises in tolls across Maryland, I couldn't help but think that Baltimore was hard hit while other areas of the state remained relatively unscathed. I'm talking, among other places, about D.C.'s northwestern suburbs....
  • Free Music Friday! Fresh jams from Mates of State

    Free Music Friday! Fresh jams from Mates of State
    Kori Gardner and Jason Hammel make up the duo Mates of State, a modern pop band that delivers sunny melodies that won't blind you with stupidity. Their music would be perfect for radio -- except that modern radio, commercial seems intent on fending off...
  • Stephanie Yezek, ready to Bare it all again

    Stephanie Yezek, ready to Bare it all again
    "We are not an ordinary dance company," affirms Stephanie Yezek when asked about her Bare Contemporary Dance Collaboration. Together with co-founder Francesca Jandasek, the Howard County native is back in town after a whirlwind dance tour, and is...
  • "Miss Metro" DC Metro Bus Driver Caught on Video

    "Miss Metro" DC Metro Bus Driver Caught on Video
    NewsPlus Host & Producer Mark Segraves had a close call with a DC Metro bus recently & confronted the driver – check out his face-to-face encounter with “Miss Metro.” 
  • Cities' efforts to make exercise easier pays off

    Cities' efforts to make exercise easier pays off
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fitness is often a combination of personal choice and environmental support, experts say, and a ranking of the 50 healthiest U.S. cities seems to reinforce the theory. High rates of physical activity helped to propel Minneapolis-St....