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Metro says the Silver Line is set to open in mid-February, but Fairfax County Supervisor and Metro board member Cathy Hudgins says that it might come sooner than that.
Saturday - 11/02/2013, 12:17pm EDT
There are plenty of road closures this weekend, but commuters get an extra hour of Metro service Sunday morning.
Friday - 11/01/2013, 06:35pm EDT
With Friday morning's Freeze Warning and cooler temperatures on the
way, it may be time to start thinking about this winter's snow.
Friday - 10/25/2013, 07:10am EDT
A Metro station manager is accused of taking paper farecards and transferring their value onto SmarTrip cards so that he could sell them.
Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 05:50pm EDT
Maryland's health care exchange is working on the glitches, but still has a long way to go.
Friday - 10/18/2013, 04:54pm EDT
D.C. and Maryland health exchange officials are trying to tamp down worries about privacy tied to Obamacare.
Friday - 10/18/2013, 03:17pm EDT
Even when the government shutdown ends, federal workers may face obstacles in getting to work.
Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 05:35am EDT
More drivers are opting to use the almost year-old 495 Express Lanes in Virginia but still far fewer vehicles are in the tolled lanes than planners had expected.
Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 05:25pm EDT
A milestone this week marks a big step toward keeping more trucks from crowding key highways in the D.C. area including on Interstate 95.
Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 08:16am EDT
A new study finds that people who lie during a texting or online conversation take longer to respond.
Monday - 09/09/2013, 10:21am EDT
It's the question that drivers on the Virginia side of the Beltway face every day: are the Express Lanes worth it?
Tuesday - 09/03/2013, 04:51am EDT
The Fairfax County Department of Transportation says "vanpooling" is becoming more
common -- but what is it?
Monday - 08/26/2013, 04:33am EDT
Cyclists are hitting the road in growing numbers across the Washington area and a new push in Fairfax County could convince even more people to pedal their way around.
Saturday - 08/24/2013, 09:04am EDT
Webcams are the latest tech gadget that pose a threat to your privacy threat. So how can you protect yourself.
Saturday - 08/17/2013, 07:21am EDT
As yet another aide to Mayor Vincent Gray's campaign is charged in connection with a corruption investigation, Councilwoman Mary Cheh says any candidates who benefited from the so-called "shadow campaign" should come forward.
Monday - 08/12/2013, 05:52pm EDT
Preliminary work is under way this weekend at Dulles Airport on the second phase of the Silver Line.
Sunday - 08/11/2013, 11:21am EDT
County fairs, construction of the 95 Express Lanes and road work along the new Silver Line will delay travelers through the D.C. region this weekend.
Friday - 08/09/2013, 04:39pm EDT
D.C. United fans are ecstatic about plans for a new stadium, but many are wary that the deal could still fall apart.
Friday - 07/26/2013, 05:39pm EDT
Driving on the Beltway could soon be old news, because new technology lets the car do the driving for you.
Monday - 07/15/2013, 07:16am EDT
Hundreds of friends and family gathered Friday at the National Cathedral to remember Andrew Pochter, a teacher who was killed during the protests in Egypt.
Friday - 07/12/2013, 02:14pm EDT