Sprawl & Crawl

Loudoun planners say 'no' to Wawa, but supervisor says 'yes'

Wawa hoagies in Loudoun? County planners say the proposal should be toast.

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 09:39am EDT

Metro: travelers can expect longer weekend waits

Metro: some travelers on the orange, red and green lines will experience longer weekend waits

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 07:00am EDT

I-66 widening construction noise irks neighbors

Work got started on the widening of Interstate 66 last month and some residents are losing sleep over the construction -- literally.

Monday - 05/05/2014, 07:35am EDT

D.C. streetcar won't open until late summer or fall

Streetcar service in Washington, D.C., will not open until late summer or autumn, D.C. Department of Transportation officials say.

Monday - 05/05/2014, 07:02am EDT

Defective D.C. registration stickers could result in driver penalties

More than a dozen D.C. drivers have come to WTOP Ticketbuster to complain about stickers that are falling off their windshields, resulting in tickets.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 06:08pm EDT

$1.9B loan secured for Dulles Rail

Virginia congressmen say they have secured a critical piece of funding that will pave the way for construction to begin on the final phase of the Dulles Rail project.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 12:34pm EDT

New analysis finds more problems with Silver Spring Transit Center

The Silver Spring Transit Center is overdue and over budget, and a new independent analysis says that the cracks in the concrete at the center are more of a problem than originally thought.

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 04:00pm EDT

W.Va. kicking off work zone safety campaign

W.Va. Division of Highways kicking off work zone safety campaign in Charleston

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 07:02am EDT

Metro: expect longer weekend waits on some lines

Metro: Expect longer weekend waits on red, orange lines; Greenbelt station closed

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 07:24am EDT

Road improvements underway at Fort Belvoir

A major road construction project is getting underway on U.S. Route 1 near Fort Belvoir.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 02:12pm EDT

How irritating a commuter are you?

WTOP's David Burd reports.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 08:33am EDT

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Virginia leaders offer solutions to I-66 gridlock

Every day, thousands of people sit in traffic on Interstate 66. And while the Virginia Department of Transportation studies the I-66 corridor from the Capital Beltway to US 15, state officials have a variety of ideas on how to lessen the gridlock.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 08:15am EDT

E-ZPass transponders available at more Va. sites

Virginia officials are making E-ZPass transponders available at more sites in Hampton Roads and Richmond.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 06:39am EDT

Road closures announced for half marathon

The Nike Women's Half Marathon will close roads throughout Downtown D.C. Sunday morning.

Sunday - 04/27/2014, 08:21am EDT

Route 1 widening project commences

Sprawl & Crawl: Rt. 1 near Fort Belvoir to get wider

Sunday - 04/27/2014, 01:52am EDT

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Eight vehicle accident on Baltimore-Washington Parkway

The U.S. Park Police report that eight vehicles were involved and two people were arrested for drug possession in an accident early Saturday morning on the B-W Parkway.

Saturday - 04/26/2014, 07:25am EDT

Roads or subways: NoVa officials debate future of transportation

As Virginia transportation officials met to discuss a six-year vision this week, lawmakers and residents debated the role of highways and mass transit for commuters.

Saturday - 04/26/2014, 03:46am EDT
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Ticketbuster: D.C. procedure exposes thousands of Md. and Va. drivers to bad tickets

Drivers' complaints helped uncover a larger problem in the ticketing program in the District of Columbia that lacks proper safeguards to protect innocent drivers, mostly from Maryland and Virginia.

Friday - 04/25/2014, 02:13am EDT
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Deal reached to turn Silver Line over to Metro

An agreement has been reached that will turn the Silver Line project over to Metro, paving the way for the new subway line to open this summer.

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 03:48pm EDT

Va. toll road could cost $500m, not be built

Troubled Route 460 project could cost Va. taxpayers $500 million and not be built

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 01:00pm EDT
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