Sprawl & Crawl

Sunday streetcar drill will block District streets

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) and other local agencies will be conducting a Streetcar Emergency Preparedness Drill, Sunday Aug. 24. The drill will close H Street NE between 12th and 13th streets.

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 03:21pm EDT

Metro's silver line gets low-interest federal loan

Low-interest $1.28 billion federal loan finalized for Metro Silver Line construction

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 08:00am EDT

Dulles Toll Road swaps coin buckets for E-ZPass

Coin buckets and exact change lanes are being phased out along the Dulles Toll Road and will be replaced with electronic tolling lanes.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 03:50pm EDT

Gravel caused problems for Beltway drivers

Gravel caused problems Wednesday morning for drivers on the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway between U.S. 50 and Md. 202.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 08:24am EDT

Bridge over Anacostia to close for several hours

Bridge over Anacostia River to close for several hours to allow water traffic to pass

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 05:41am EDT

Crews to repave section of Interstate 95

Crews to repave section of northbound I-95, leading to lane closures

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 12:29pm EDT

Speed cameras activated in College Park

In the weeks since a high-profile press conference to address three pedestrian fatalities near the University of Maryland, several measures to increase safety have been put into place.

Saturday - 08/16/2014, 02:08am EDT
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Cracked third rail causes Blue Line disruption

Blue Line service has been restored in both directions, Metro says.

Friday - 08/15/2014, 11:42am EDT
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Montgomery Co. takes to the fair to show off rapid transit bus

Montgomery County is aiming to add a fleet of upgraded buses in its plan years from now to build an 80-mile bus rapid transit network

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 07:33am EDT

Metro: weekend work to affect 4 lines

Metro: weekend work to affect orange, blue, yellow and red lines

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 06:59am EDT

One Direction concert to draw big crowds to Nationals Park

British pop stars One Direction will perform to a sold out Nationals Park crowd at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 11.

Monday - 08/11/2014, 06:35am EDT

Slug lines: Ride-sharing relieves D.C.'s dire commute

WTOP's Kristi King takes an inside look at slugging -- commuting via an organized hitchhiking system.

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 07:46am EDT
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Developer to break ground on $10M industrial building in Ashburn

Speculative commercial real estate development has lost some of its favor these days, with all but a few projects moving forward, only in the right locations.

Friday - 08/08/2014, 02:28pm EDT

I-695 ramp to be closed this weekend

The continued 11th Street Bridge project will lead to a road closure this weekend.

Friday - 08/08/2014, 05:18am EDT

Md., Va., decide fates of car-sharing services; take opposite positions

Two months after Virginia sent cease desist orders to car-sharing services Uber and Lyft, the two companies have agreed to meet a series of insurance and legal requirements in order to operate legally in the commonwealth.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Maryland commission rules Uber must be regulated

Maryland Public Service Commission rules Uber is a 'common carrier,' is subject to regulation

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 03:10pm EDT

Man dies in crash on H Street in Northeast

A man is dead after a crash in Northeast D.C. Wednesday morning.

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 09:54am EDT

New Uber service to match carpoolers

A new service coming soon from ride-sharing service Uber will be able to match carpoolers.

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 09:48am EDT

D.C. police remove speed camera from inside Md. line

A WTOP investigation has uncovered one of D.C.'s speed cameras was actually operating in Prince George's County, Maryland, which could be illegal under D.C. law.

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 03:13pm EDT
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