Sprawl & Crawl

In-car cameras could reduce road rage

Angry and tired drivers on the Washington area's congested roads may be prime candidates for a new technology that could help curb road rage.

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 07:35am EDT

Fewer parking tickets in Arlington County take a big toll on revenue

The number of parking tickets issued across Arlington County has been plummeting in recent years and its taking a toll on the city's revenue.

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 07:17am EDT

Woman beats Maryland ticket when town doesn't show up in court

Several months after WTOP Ticketbuster broke a story that caused serious questions to be asked about speed-camera accuracy in Morningside, another driver has come forward to tell her story.

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 05:14am EDT

Toll gantries rise, drivers not charged yet along I-95 express lanes

Toll gantries are slowly appearing above drivers using the existing HOV lanes, soon to be express lanes, along both Interstate 95 and 395. But tolling won't begin just yet.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 05:32pm EDT

Rosslyn skybridges closed, to be demolished

The skybridge over N. Lynn and N. Moore Streets in Rosslyn closed to pedestrians Tuesday and, starting this weekend, will be taken down permanently.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Alexandria to add bike lanes on King Street

After more than six hours of debate, the Alexandria City Council unanimously approved a plan to add bike lanes on King Street on Saturday.

Sunday - 03/16/2014, 09:04am EDT
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Two speed cameras go active in Prince George's County

A speed camera taken down in January for violating Maryland law is back online issuing tickets to drivers going too fast.

Saturday - 03/15/2014, 02:49am EDT

Rock 'n' Roll Marathon creates weekend closures in D.C.

It's that time of year again: The Rock 'n' Roll Marathon is coming to town.

Friday - 03/14/2014, 08:46am EDT

Takoma residents oppose high rise apartment on Metro property

Takoma Park and Metro officials are battling over whether a planned apartment building near the Takoma Metro will be too tall.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 04:39pm EDT

Metro to open early for Rock 'N' Roll Marathon

Metro will open two hours early to help runners get to the Rock 'N' Roll Marathon in Washington this weekend.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 12:51pm EDT

Report: Red light camera targets ER patients in Fla.

A Florida city's red light cameras are targeting emergency room patients, according to a local TV station investigation.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 11:48am EDT

Train malfunctions, delays back up Red Line Thursday

Multiple train malfunctions led to crowding and delays on Metro's Red Line Thursday morning.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 10:40am EDT

Driver charged with $6,000 in tolls on 495 Express Lanes

A Fairfax County man who commutes on the 495 Express Lanes each day was sent a court summons and told he'd have to pay $6,000 in tolls, penalties and fees, WTOP Ticketbuster has learned.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 06:45am EDT

After I-270 closure, a question over tactics

It made for a dramatic scene on Tuesday morning: The police shut down Interstate 270 as part of the search for three men they say robbed a King Farm Boulevard bank. But were their tactics the best way to handle the situation?

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 03:05pm EDT

Ticketbuster: Two years and counting in wait for bad-ticket refund

A Northern Virginia man who fought his ticket and won his case in June 2012 waited nearly two years to get the refund check he was promised in eight to 10 weeks, WTOP Ticketbuster has learned.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 05:18am EDT

Landmark Mall transformation to start late 2014

The Howard Hughes Corp. plans a fall or early winter groundbreaking for its Landmark Mall overhaul, Alexandria officials say, though its proposal remains under review by city planning staff.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 03:46am EDT

Police shut down I-270 to hunt for bank robbers

Police activity has shut down all lanes of Interstate 270 in Montgomery County.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 03:33pm EDT

High-speed chase involving young adults ends in crash

A police pursuit of a minivan filled with young adults ended with a serious crash that closed the Virginia I-95 ramp to Dale Boulevard for several hours Tuesday morning.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 11:57am EDT

Southbound I-270 reopens after crash

All lanes of southbound Interstate 270 in Montgomery County have reopened after a crash caused delays for commuters Monday morning.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 08:37am EDT

High-speed crash closes streets near Capitol

Car becomes airborne, crashes into tree near US Capitol; area streets closed

Friday - 03/07/2014, 01:49pm EST
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