Sprawl & Crawl

Va. officials refreshing pavement markings

Virginia transportation officials begin annual effort to refresh, maintain pavement markings

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 08:03am EDT

Start date set on Metro Silver Line service in Va.

Start date set for Metro Silver Line service in Va.; planning on project spanned decades

Monday - 06/23/2014, 12:10pm EDT

SmarTrip cards go on sale at area Walmarts

SmarTrip cards can now be purchased, or have value added to them, at some Walmart stores in the D.C. area.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 08:41pm EDT

Feds urge southeastern states to develop rail plan

The head of the Federal Railroad Administration is calling on state officials to develop a shared vision of rail service along the southeast corridor.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 04:26pm EDT

McAuliffe expects proposed Bi-County Parkway would deserve funding, help Dulles

During a stop in Loudoun County this week, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said that the proposed Bi-County Parkway would help Dulles International Airport Grow.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 04:12pm EDT

Survey: Drivers know distracting behaviors are unsafe, but do them anyway

Americans on the road know what contributes to dangerous driving habits, but that doesn't mean it prevents drivers from doing them, according to a new survey.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 06:48am EDT

Police focus on HOV cheaters in DC suburbs

Police in DC suburbs announce 1-day crackdown on HOV cheaters

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 07:51am EDT

Fairfax County supervisors raise concern about 'war on cars'

Concerns from drivers that cyclists and pedestrians get too much attention and funding are often focused inside the Beltway, but now members of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors have concerns that the "war on cars" is nudging its way into the suburbs.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 09:49am EDT

Va. transportation panel to hear from McAuliffe

McAuliffe to address Commonwealth Transportation Board at Wednesday meeting, vote

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 06:47am EDT

Metro: 4 of 5 lines affected by weekend work

Metro says that beginning at 10 p.m. Friday and continuing through system closing on Sunday, trains on the Red, Orange, Blue and Yellow lines will be affected.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 09:26am EDT

Stretch of New Hampshire Ave. starting two-way traffic

After more than 25 years, a short stretch of New Hampshire Avenue will change from one-way to a two-way traffic pattern, which may result in both long-term convenience and short-term confusion.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 04:33am EDT

14 new D.C. speed cams to begin issuing tickets

Fourteen new speed cameras plus one over-sized truck camera will begin issuing tickets to motorists later this week.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 03:44pm EDT

Metro could announce Silver Line start date next week

The contractor responsible for building the Silver Line is making progress on a final punch list and Metro could announce an opening date as soon as next week.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 02:17pm EDT

SUV crashes into police cruiser in Loudoun County (Photo)

A police cruiser was crushed when a SUV flew over a median and landed on the cruiser on a Loudoun County roadway Monday morning.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 09:36am EDT

Silver Line slated for late July opening?

As Metro runs tests on the Silver Line, the agency could begin service in late July or early August opening.

Friday - 06/13/2014, 04:41am EDT

College students re-engineer the Chevy Malibu in eco-challenge

Mary the Malibu and many other re-engineered cars like her were on display at L'Enfant Plaza Thursday, vying for the EcoCar2 Challenge.

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 05:21pm EDT

Future of Metro fares could be smartphones, credit cards

As Metro moves away from paper fare cards to SmarTrip, the agency also looks toward the next generation of paying fares.

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 05:16pm EDT

DMV implementing law changes in July

Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles implementing law changes beginning in July

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 06:56am EDT

Problem on a toll road? Don't call E-ZPass

Many drivers also think E-ZPass is who they call to solve the unpaid trip on the toll road. But that's not the case. And it's an error Christina Selbe of Fredericksburg made with her own unresolved tolls.

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 05:24am EDT

Lease a car? Beware on your next toll road trip

For drivers who lease their vehicle, toll bills might not ever arrive in their mail box and if they do, there might be extra fees tacked on because of how the cars are registered as one Fredericksburg woman learned.

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 05:03pm EDT
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