Sprawl & Crawl
About four years ago, Suzanne Carroll made a choice that almost 3,000 workers old enough to drive in Frederick County made in 2011 -- she began to commute by public transit. Her commute is now less hectic, despite occasional MARC train delays, she said.
Some Reston residents are worried that the opening the first phase of Metro's Silver Line will make traffic worse near one of the stations scheduled to open at the end of the year.
Since the lanes opened last November, Virginia State Police tell WTOP that law enforcement handed out 51 tickets to drivers who falsely claimed to be a high-occupancy vehicle.
News Channel 7 reports some Metro employees are racking-up overtime hours and taking home yearly earnings that are much higher than their base salaries.
A Fairfax County representative is calling foul over a Metro-endorsed proposal he says gives Prince George's County the edge in an ongoing bid to host the FBI headquarters.
A new study finds the amount of time that I-66 is jammed could double to ten hours a day in each direction within 30 years.
Two weeks after trains were stranded in a tunnel on the Green Line near Anacostia, Metro admits mistakes were made.
Without new money the Purple Line and the Corridor Cities Transitway may be put on hold, and one Montgomery County councilmember believes the governor needs to take a more active role so that doesn't happen.
Metro warned riders to expect delays on the Green and Yellow lines after a train struck and killed a man at the Gallery Place-Chinatown station Wednesday morning.
As Metro works to improve service, commuters are weighing in on what they would like to see.
A vehicle struck a pedestrian Wednesday morning in Northeast D.C., killing the man and snarling the inbound commute on New York Avenue.
With the Fairfax County Parkway carrying nearly as much traffic as an interstate highway, one county supervisor thinks the state should study the possibility of widening the parkway to add High Occupancy Vehicle lanes or High Occupancy Toll lanes.
Virginia Department of Transportation will implement intermittent full road closures of Interstate 95 north and south.
As Virginia lawmakers continue to debate how to pay for transportation projects in the state, Fairfax County officials fear the loss of $300 million that is slated to help pay for constructing the Silver Line to Dulles.
U.S. Capitol Police will close several streets circling the Capitol this evening for the State of Union address. Street closures will not begin until after this evening's rush hour at 7 p.m. and will run until the conclusion of the event.
Rockville is seeing a significant increase in the number of tickets issued at red lights. However, Montgomery and Prince George's counties are taking a different approach to ticketing violators.
Virginia's Beltway Express Lanes are starting out as a money-loser.
Red-light camera tickets were up 343 percent between Aug. 1, 2012 and Dec. 31, 2012 compared with the same period in 2011, according to an analysis by WTOP and AAA Mid-Atlantic.
D.C. Mayor Vince Gray says new transportation strategies will need to be explored to accommodate the area's growing population.
Will the District see streetcars by the end of this year? According to Mayor Vincent Gray, the answer is yes.