Ian Duncan, Washington Post

Ian Duncan

Washington Post

Baltimore, MD, United States

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Past articles by Ian:

As Southwest, FAA probes begin, fallout could shape flying for years

The two incidents have triggered multiple federal investigations while revealing the fragile underpinnings of the domestic air travel system. → Read More

FAA proposes $1.1 million fine for United over missed inspections

The Federal Aviation Administration alleged that United Airlines changed a preflight checklist on its Boeing 777s, leading to missed inspections of a warning system. → Read More

Why the changed commute could unleash a homebuilding boom

Stretching the distance between home and work could have major consequences for the nation’s biggest cities, a new analysis says. → Read More

East Potomac Park to get bike and pedestrian path that will replace 1 car lane

The National Park Service said it would replace one of the car lanes on Ohio Drive around the park known for Hains Point with a path for cyclists and pedestrians. → Read More

Here are the best and worst times to drive this Thanksgiving week

Almost 49 million people are forecast to drive, generating a wave of traffic in cities across the country. → Read More

District faces disability rights lawsuit over bike lane designs

Two women allege they can’t easily get in and out of their vehicles in places where the city has installed protected bike lanes. → Read More

Maryland wins $1.5 million federal grant for development near Purple Line

Federal funds will help to plan for affordable housing, along with bike and pedestrian connections to stations. → Read More

Part of Rock Creek Park’s Beach Drive will stay closed to cars year-round

The National Park Service initially proposed seasonal closures but changed course after public input. → Read More

Vulgar anti-Biden signs over Capital Beltway draw complaints

A Maryland protester says he plans to continue displaying the crude banners from a highway overpass ahead of the midterms. → Read More

D.C.-to-New York seaplane service cleared to launch from Dulles

Tailwind announced Wednesday that its amphibious planes would depart the Washington region from a private terminal at Dulles International Airport, splashing down in New York’s East River less than 90 minutes later. → Read More

Virginia drivers can pay a new fee by mile. It’s already nation’s largest system.

The federal government and states across the country are exploring such fees, seeing them as a way to ensure that drivers continue to pay for the roads they use. → Read More

Bike groups sue over demolition of Maryland bridge they want for trail

Three bike trail advocacy groups filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking to block the demolition of the bridge across the Potomac River south of Washington. → Read More

Biden wants the full cost of flights to be clearer for U.S. travelers

The fees would be required to be displayed the first time a ticket price is shown. → Read More

Key infrastructure nominee to testify before Senate committee

Shailen Bhatt was chosen to lead the Federal Highway Administration, overseeing investments in roads and bridges. → Read More

Federal security concerns delay planned seaplane flights to College Park

Tailwind Air said it was delaying its launch in the region by at least two weeks while it tries to seal a deal with an airport. → Read More

A person suffered minor injuries after being hit by a Metro train

A person was taken to the hospital after being hit by a train at Foggy Bottom on Sunday morning, Metro said. → Read More

Bike advocates, lawmakers want to save Potomac bridge as demolition begins

Completing the new Nice-Middleton Bridge would be part of Gov. Larry Hogan’s transportation legacy, even as other big projects are moving slowly. → Read More

How long-gone transit lines shaped cities — and why the pandemic might, too

Urban patterns created by the streetcar system that have held for more than a century could be shifting amid the pandemic. → Read More

Seaplanes are coming to Washington. But they’ll land on ... land.

The seaplane is the latest mode of a transportation to debut in a traffic-clogged region constantly searching for faster methods of travel. → Read More

DOT proposes vouchers for air passengers who cancel travel because of covid-19

The Transportation Department is proposing to require that airlines issue credits or refunds to passengers who get covid and decide to cancel travel plans. → Read More