Sprawl & Crawl

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

Rally participants call for higher federal gas tas

Construction workers and others involved in road and bridge building and repairs, including stone suppliers and concrete makers, rallied on Capitol Hill, demanding that Congress fix the Highway Transportation Fund.

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 12:51pm EDT

Townhouse wall collapses in Northwest

A wall of a three-story townhouse in the 100 block of New York Avenue in Northwest collapsed Tuesday evening.

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 08:23am EDT

Va. website provides info on road projects

VDOT launches new website to provide information on road projects, conditions in Virginia

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 07:20am EDT

Silver Line delays could have a silver lining

It's been six months since the Silver Line was supposed to open in Fairfax County. But the delays have actually been a good thing -- at least for the people running the Fairfax Connector.

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 04:39am EDT

June is 'Move Over' Awareness Month

It's a law that's been on the books for 12 years in Virginia and it is the law in all 50 states -- but still drivers might now know about it.

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 10:01am EDT

Metro worried about more delays for silver line

Metro says contractor is behind on key items, which could lead to more silver line delays

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 07:40am EDT

New markings added to some E-ZPass entryways

New pavement markings have been added at six entry points to the 495 Express Lanes in Virginia in an attempt to make it easier for drivers to choose the proper lane, whether entering the E-ZPass-only Express Lanes or staying on the regular Capital Beltway travel lanes.

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 06:08am EDT

Taxi, limo companies say Uber, Lyft break the rules

The association behind taxi and limo companies is firing back after the rideshare company Uber refused to honor a cease-and-desist order from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 04:46am EDT

Metro: Behind schedule on Silver Line punch-list items

Though Metro has yet to set an opening date for the Silver Line, Deputy General Manager Rob Troup said he expected work to be further along at this point.

Monday - 06/09/2014, 02:31pm EDT
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