Sprawl & Crawl
The Purple Line, a proposed light-rail line to connect New Carrollton and Bethesda in Maryland, has long been promoted as a way to ease congestion on the Capital Beltway and offer another commuting option between Montgomery and Prince George's counties.
The latest toll hike on the Dulles Toll Road, which took effect New Year's Day, may have rekindled the protest over how the new Silver Line on Metro is being financed.
WTOP's Kristi King
In a county that rotates its leadership posts and boasts the lowest unemployment rate in the state, discord is rare. But a growing disagreement among Arlington County Board members peppered its annual reorganization meeting Tuesday.
A seven car accident has closed both directions of New York Avenue NE at Bladensburg Road, right in front of the Washington Times building.
A seven car accident has closed both directions of New York Ave. NE at Bladensburg Road, right in front of the Washington Times building.
District of Columbia officials are rolling out plans to replace the aging Frederick Douglass Bridge.
In a story Dec. 28 about a fatal crash on the Capital Beltway, The Associated Press, based on information provided by state police, erroneously reported that a female crash victim had died. The woman, Florentina Gonzalez, is alive and is being treated for her injuries at Inova Fairfax Hospital.
A Canadian city is tapping the power of cell phones to calculate traffic speeds.
In a well-connected world, more and more people are skipping the office commute and opting to plug-in at home.
As the year comes to a close, the gap between the good and the bad in 2012 transportation has created a roller coaster.
Superstorm Sandy did little lasting damage in the Washington area, but it did cause a big dip in Metro's ridership.
Virginia transportation officials are set to hold public hearings to discuss alternative solutions for the Interstate 64 Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel.
A suspension of temporary highway lane closures in Virginia is set to end Wednesday afternoon.
A serious accident has shut down the Outer Loop of the Beltway just before Connecticut Avenue.
Metro says its rail service will stay open late to accommodate Washington Redskins fans attending the rescheduled Dec. 30 game against the Dallas Cowboys.
During a year-end review with reporters this week, Governor Martin O'Malley expressed frustration with state legislators' unwillingness to boost the gas tax, which hasn't been increased since 1992.
Shaving time off most drivers' commutes could be as simple as getting a specific, small group of drivers off the road.
Metro Transit Police Chief Michael Taborn is retiring after 31 years with the agency.
An engineering study of the Intercounty Connector has concluded that the speed limit on the highway could safely be increased to 60 mph from 55.