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Pete Muntean


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Recent articles by Pete:

On his 100th birthday, Tuskegee Airman wants to inspire the next generation of pilots

But the centenarian said the day wasn't about him. He wants to inspire the next generation of aviators. → Read More

Metro says you'll be able to pay with your phone, but will it meet its own deadline?

Last April, Metro laid out a three-step plan to be "mobile-ready" by the end of this year. It said it would create an app and upgrade fare gates. → Read More

New Metro stop in Alexandria to bring more jobs than Amazon HQ2

New projections say the Potomac Yard Metro slated for 2023 could bring 26,000 new jobs to the area. → Read More

Groundbreaking set for a new Metro station as part of Amazon HQ2

You could ride through the Potomac Yard Metro starting in 2022. The Army Corps of Engineers gave just gave the project the go-ahead. → Read More

Holiday traffic is not over yet. Here are the spots to avoid for your holiday commute

AAA says that drivers should avoid traveling on Sunday, December 1. But if you do have to travel, AAA says to leave early in the morning or late in the evening → Read More

Traveling for the holidays? Here is how to skip traffic at Reagan National Airport

Officials say that traffic to airports in the DMV is only going to increase this holiday season. Now, they are sharing their tips for beating the holiday rush. → Read More

More electric scooters, fewer companies. Here's how a DC scooter war could benefit you

The number of electric scooters in D.C. is about to double to 10,000, but the number of scooter companies will be cut in half to four. → Read More

Here's when to avoid Thanksgiving travel

INRIX and AAA say there will be major delays all week long, but underscore that drives will be the slowest on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. → Read More

DC plans to change light timing at 270 intersections, but will it make pedestrians safer?

The key change is called a Leading Pedestrian Interval, giving pedestrians a head start when crossing. → Read More

Metro has a plan to sell and rename station names, but will it work?

According to Metro officials, renaming an entire station could bring in more than a million dollars for each station. → Read More

A new Beltway bridge could make traffic worse beyond just highways, experts say

Transportation planners call the concept "induced demand." They fear a bigger American Legion Bridge will lead to more traffic that spills into our neighborhoods. → Read More

'We are distressed' | New American Legion Bridge will amplify traffic, experts say

Experts call it induced demand, and say just-announced improvements to one of the Beltway's slowest spots will actually make traffic worse. → Read More

More riders not paying Metrobus fare could cost you

Metro says fare evasion costs the entire system. Officials are considering raising rail fares, as they are trying to fill a $190 million gap in its annual budget. → Read More

WMATA said bringing back late-night hours could mean more frequent delays

Metro is proposing the return of some late-night hours as part of its new budget, but the transit agency is eyeing single-tracking and shutdown zones as a solution. → Read More

Prepare to pay more on Metro. Fare hikes weighed for the first time in years

Metro is mulling a fare increase for rush-hour riders and to the distance-based rate that all riders pay as part of its annual budget proposal. → Read More

More Metro hours, but higher fares. Here's Metro's new plan to change service

Metro's about to make its case for changes to go into effect next year and it could have a big impact on how you ride. → Read More

The best ways to get to the Nats victory parade without driving

We complied all the alternatives you can use to get to the Nationals victory parade and the best ways to do it. → Read More

Scooter companies want DC riders to stop behaving poorly

With the number of electric scooters in the District proposed to go up, scooter companies are looking to their riders for help. → Read More

Don't drive to Nats Park! Here are the streets where you will be ticketed or towed

D.C. public works crews are aggressively ticketing and towing cars from a long list of streets near the stadium. → Read More

Here are the best Metro alternatives to get to and from Nationals Park

Prepare for a flood of people about to descend on the closest Metro to the ballpark, but there are a few alternatives you can consider. → Read More