More than half of DC Metro’s tunnels are wired for cellular and data service

DC Metro and the nation’s leading wireless carriers, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless announced that more than half of Metro’s tunnels are now wired for cellular and data service. The milestone was accompanied by the formal announcement of three new tunnel segments coming online as “wireless ready.” The three new “wireless ready” tunnel segments announced today are: Orange Line Silver Line between Ballston and Rosslyn (5.6 track miles) Blue Line Orange Line Silver Line between Rosslyn and Metro Center…

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Trump to close government Dec. 5

President Donald Trump announced that federal agencies will be closed on December 5th in honor of the passing of 41st President George H. W. Bush, who passed away Nov. 30. The executive order, released Dec.1, orders the heads of agencies and departments to prepare for the closing, including determining which offices will remain open and personnel will be required to report for national security, defense or other essential duties. It also says that Dec. 5 will fall under the purview of executive order…

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Virginia State Police Intensify HOV Enforcement on I-66 Express Lanes inside the Beltway Friday

All drivers must have E-ZPass or E-ZPass Flex (for HOV-2+) to travel during rush hours FAIRFAX – Virginia State Police (VSP) will conduct a focused High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) enforcement on Interstate 66 inside the Beltway, Friday, Nov. 30 during morning and afternoon rush hour periods. This effort is intended to bring HOV violators into compliance. The focused HOV enforcement comes just before the first-year anniversary of express lanes operations on Dec. 4.  HOV hours are Monday through Friday, from 5:30 to…

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