Metro is planning to close the south entrance of the Dupont Circle station in northwest Washington in order to replace three escalators.
Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration has announced about $580,000 in federal grants to reduce the amount of minorities who are disproportionately caught up in the state’s juvenile justice system.
Metro is looking into coming up with a payment system that would let riders skip buying fare cards and instead use their cell phones, credit cards or federal IDs to pay fares on the transit system.
To determine how valuable foodstuff oysters are to blue crabs, finfish scientists will place the celebrated mollusk under surveillance this summer.
With a lawsuit, congressional efforts and a stinging new report, critics of current foster-care policies are accusing child welfare agencies of unfairly confiscating foster youths’ government benefits and undermining their prospects when they age out of the system.