Sprawl & Crawl

Beltway, I-95 lanes reopen after pair of tractor-trailer crashes

Two different tractor-trailer crashes caused lanes to close on the Capital Beltway as well as Interstate 95 Wednesday morning.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 07:44am EDT

Commuting in Northern Va. about to get easier with newly funded projects

Relief is coming to commuters in Northern Virginia after the announcement that millions of dollars in transportation projects are funded.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 05:04am EDT

Metro needs 3,000 riders to test new fare system

Metro is looking for a few good riders to test out a new fare system.

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 04:03pm EDT

Report: Millennials' shift away from cars to drive future transportation needs

As the millennial generation ages, they are unlikely to change their transportation habits much and politicians should take note and begin planning for a major shift in how America gets around, according to a new study of millennial driving trends.

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 03:35pm EDT

Montgomery County may double fines for passing school buses

So many drivers are passing stopped school buses in Montgomery County, the ticket fines for that violation may double.

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 09:09am EDT

Construction to start on controversial townhouse community

Construction at a controversial new townhome community on the grounds surrounding the historic Grosvenor Mansion in Bethesda is set to start soon.

Monday - 10/13/2014, 01:15pm EDT

Commuting changes for Columbus Day

For those lucky souls who have to work on Columbus Day, commuting in and out of the city may be a bit different Monday, depending on the route.

Sunday - 10/12/2014, 04:56am EDT

New HOV lanes near completion in Virginia

The transformation of several miles of HOV lanes are nearly complete in Virginia.

Saturday - 10/11/2014, 10:36am EDT

Solutions are on the way but slowly to ease Ft. Belvoir traffic

WTOP's Ari Ashe reports

Saturday - 10/11/2014, 04:44am EDT

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I-95 Express Lanes to open ahead of schedule

I-95 Express Lanes to open in December, ahead of schedule, in northern Va.

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 01:30pm EDT

Metro will close Bethesda Metro Stations 14 weekends to fix leaks

Metro says it's found a solution to its leaking tunnel problem in Bethesda that won't require the long-term Red Line shutdown some had feared.

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 08:05am EDT

Sarles pushes for Metro momentum as tenure ends

As his tenure comes to a close, Metro General Manager Richard Sarles made one last push for Metro Momentum to key lawmakers and other decision makers.

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 07:00am EDT

Taxi drivers block D.C. streets, demand regulations for ride-share businesses

Hundreds of cabs flooded Pennsylvania Avenue late Wednesday morning, blocking streets and blaring their horns, to demand that the D.C. Council create an even playing field for transportation businesses.

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 01:58pm EDT
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Taxi protest could cause D.C. traffic problems

D.C. taxi drivers on Wednesday plan to hit the streets -- but instead of picking up riders, they are in protest.

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 01:30pm EDT

I-66 to get toll lanes outside, but not inside Beltway

The Virginia Department of Transportation says it will pursue High-Occupancy Toll (HOT) Lanes as the way to solve congestion from the Capital Beltway to U.S. 15.

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 04:40am EDT

Water main break closes lane of Route 1 in Prince George's Co.

A water main break may cause delays for drivers in Prince George's County Tuesday morning.

Tuesday - 10/07/2014, 04:38am EDT

Bus-on-Shoulder program could speed up I-66 commute

No one looks forward to a trip on Interstate 66. Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe has vowed to sort things out outside the Beltway. Now the Virginia Department of Transportation is taking extraordinary measures to relieve the maddening pressure on I-66 inside the Beltway during rush hours.

Monday - 10/06/2014, 10:32am EDT

Metro begins replacement of Bethesda escalators

Metro begins replacement of Bethesda escalators, second longest in Western Hemisphere

Monday - 10/06/2014, 10:21am EDT

DC transportation bill to get second hearing

Bill that would consolidate DC transportation management to get second hearing

Monday - 10/06/2014, 06:52am EDT

Friday's traffic trifecta: It could get ugly out there

Between the Nats game, the Jewish holiday and the usual Friday-afternoon jam, be ready for delays on the roads -- and on Metro too.

Friday - 10/03/2014, 01:31pm EDT
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