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In the four years since Fojol Bros. started to feed the masses gathered for President Obama's first inauguration, the D.C. streets have welcomed close to 200 food trucks.
The battle to regulate upstart food-truck entrepreneurs in Washington might be coming to a head. The D.C. Council's Committee on Business, Consumer and Regulatory Affairs is scheduled to hold a public round table to finalize the regulations under which food trucks can operate in the District.
Instead of serving meals, the colorful food trucks that usually offer lobster rolls, piping-hot slices of pizza or spicy empanadas were closed on Monday — a demonstration of what the lunch hour could be like under new regulations proposed by city officials.
Metro will keep its trains running for an extra hour Sunday night when the Washington Redskins take on the rival Dallas Cowboys at home in their drive for a playoff spot.
Metro's much-anticipated Rush Plus service, a new Metrorail schedule intended to bring more commuters to more places on more trains, begins Monday.
The mechanical failure Tuesday that shut down a section of the transit agency's Blue and Orange lines and stranded passengers for hours underground was caused by brake equipment failure, Metro officials said Wednesday.
D.C. Council passes ethics legislation; Federal court hears suit against Md. congressional map; Bolling ties hopes to Romney; Metro inspects rail cars following Tuesday mishap; 2-year-old left alone in apartment; Montgomery Co. police solve fewer than 1-in-4 robberies; Kaine decries cut to signature preschool program.
At the top of the escalator Sunday at the Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro station, Justine Jayet paused in relief as she steadied her large suitcase and descended to the rail platform.