Sprawl & Crawl

Montgomery County Council votes to limit Ten Mile Creek development

The Montgomery County Council voted Tuesday to limit development in the Ten Mile Creek watershed.

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 07:13am EDT

Massive fire engulfs, damages Montgomery County apartment building (Video)

A massive fire gutted an apartment building in a dense area of Rockville Tuesday morning.

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 11:40am EDT
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Wall collapse leads to Montgomery County road closure (Photos)

A retaining wall collapsed near Gaithersburg on Sunday, forcing evacuations and a road closure.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 02:46pm EDT

How to fix traffic gridlock near Ft. Belvoir

Virginia officials have unveiled an initial study into how to solve traffic on U.S. Route 1 from the Capital Beltway to Virginia Route 123 using mass transit.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 02:15pm EDT

Metro: Bike and phone theft rise, other crime falls

New figures released by Metro find overall thefts of bicycles and electronic devices were up in 2013 compared to 2012.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 06:08am EDT

Metro explains fare hikes

Metro's Board of Directors voted unanimously to pass a resolution raising fares on riders using trains, buses, MetroAccess and parking at a Metro lot on July 1.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 04:46pm EDT

Metro board votes to hike fares

Metro's board of directors voted Thursday to raise fares come July.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 02:28pm EDT

Crash spills thousands of corn dogs on Louisiana interstate (Video)

Louisiana commuters may have been jonesing for ketchup and mustard after a crash caused thousands of corn dogs to spill onto an interstate earlier this week.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 12:19pm EDT

Bicyclists get unwelcome company in D.C. bike lanes (Video)

Ask any bike commuter, and they'll tell you: D.C.'s bike lanes are not always a refuge from truck and automobile traffic.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 06:05am EDT

New speed cameras help drivers avoid tickets

New speed cameras recently unveiled in Laurel are being called a prototype -- they tell drivers how fast they're going before they reach the camera.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 04:39am EDT

Short trip on 495 Express Lanes cost $100

A short trip on the 495 Express Lanes cost a Northern Virginia driver more than $100, the result of miscommunication and conflicting stories.

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 05:53pm EDT

The 10 worst U.S. cities for parking your car. Yes, D.C.'s on the list

You think it's bad in D.C.? It is — but it's far worse in other U.S. cities.

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 02:22pm EDT

Transportation officials urge caution after snow

Mid-Atlantic transportation officials urge caution on roads a day after spring snowstorm

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 08:30am EDT

Freezing roadways a danger to Wednesday morning commuters

We've all seen the signs: "Bridges freeze before roadway." Well, WTOP traffic reporter Bob Marbourg says that's especially true Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning.

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 07:26am EDT

Snow to begin falling during morning rush

A trace to 1 inch of snow is expected Tuesday morning and could include a rain/snow mix and last through the day.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 07:49am EDT

Harris Teeter-anchored retail center planned for Gainesville

Buchanan Partners has sold off a piece of Heritage Hunt to be developed as a Harris Teeter-anchored retail center.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 12:21pm EDT

New U.Va. building to house all pediatric care

All of the University of Virginia Medical Center's pediatric departments will be housed in one building later this year.

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 04:00pm EDT

Telegraph Road Bridge to reopen

The detour ends and a short cut returns for some drivers in Virginia.

Saturday - 03/22/2014, 01:13am EDT

At summit, Purple Line buzz is confident

At a summit of Purple Line supporters and county and state officials, a buzz is palpable in the crowd about a Record of Decision from the federal government, a key step toward getting the light-rail project off the ground.

Friday - 03/21/2014, 08:01pm EDT
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