Sprawl & Crawl

Dupont Circle traffic circle lights to be on flash mode Tuesday

Drivers who travel through the Dupont Circle area may want to find an alternate route during the day Tuesday.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 05:28pm EDT

Police: Infant critically injured in beltway crash

Md. state police: Infant critically injured in crash with tractor trailer on Capital Beltway

Monday - 08/19/2013, 09:50am EDT

Water main break damages Prince William County road

Crews are working to repair the damage a water main break caused a town home community in Prince William County Sunday night.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 08:19am EDT

With new school year, pedestrian safety a priority in Prince George's County

As Prince George's County students return to school Monday, a top transportation official wants the public to know pedestrian safety is a top priority.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 07:06am EDT

Not all D.C. cabs ready for credit cards

Passengers must wait a little longer before every D.C. taxicab is equipped with credit card readers. More than half of the city's cabs will not be ready to accept cashless payments by the Sept. 1 deadline.

Sunday - 08/18/2013, 08:52am EDT

FBI bid could fast-track Greenbelt Metro station improvements

Last month, Gov. Martin O'Malley approved improvements to the Greenbelt Metro station. If the FBI chooses to relocate to Prince George's County, it's likely the project will be fast tracked.

Sunday - 08/18/2013, 07:36am EDT

Express Lanes to be closed

The Express Lanes will be closed for road work Saturday night. The lanes will open around 8 a.m. Sunday to southbound traffic from the 14th Street Bridge to Va. 236/Duke Street.

Saturday - 08/17/2013, 02:17pm EDT

Gansler sees Maryland's future in Purple Line

Attorney General Doug Gansler, who plans to run for Governor in 2014, tells WTOP his vision for the future of Maryland transportation includes a shift away from road projects and an emphasis on mass transit.

Saturday - 08/17/2013, 07:09am EDT

Metro reporting spike in stolen electronic devices

Metro Transit Police are reporting a spike in the number of thefts of smartphones and other portable electronic devices.

Thursday - 08/15/2013, 04:02pm EDT

Watch Land Rover being destroyed (Video)

A pricey Land Rover Defender has been destroyed (and videotaped) at a Baltimore salvage yard by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers because it was unsafe and illegally imported.

Thursday - 08/15/2013, 01:09pm EDT

Howard County to offer first gasoline-free buses in Maryland

With high gas prices, technology is making it possible to offer alternatives, and that's no different in Howard County.

Thursday - 08/15/2013, 09:30am EDT

Silver Line test train derails west of Wolf Trap

An investigation into why a Silver Line test train derailed is underway.

Thursday - 08/15/2013, 08:39am EDT
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Gansler: No HOV or HOT Lanes at American Legion Bridge

Attorney General Doug Gansler tells WTOP his vision for Maryland's future doesn't include High Occupancy Vehicle or Toll Lanes between the Interstate 270 spur and the American Legion Bridge.

Wednesday - 08/14/2013, 07:37am EDT

Pedestrian killed in possible suicide on I-66

A pedestrian has been struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on Interstate 66 at U.S. 50, Virginia State Police say.

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 12:59pm EDT
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Baby boomers will impact housing for decades to come

For decades, baby boomers have dominated the market place. Now, as the youngest members of the post-World War II generation reach retirement, they continue to play a vital role in the Washington region's housing market.

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 05:22am EDT

Cruise control poses dangers you may not realize

Long-distance drivers and highway travelers praise cruise control, but a recent study warns drivers may want to rethink its use.

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 04:55am EDT

DC residents can apply for free visitor parking

DC residents can soon apply for free visitor parking passes, change raises concerns

Monday - 08/12/2013, 11:20am EDT

Camera-clad vans help prioritize Virginia's roadway improvements

A high-tech van is being used on Virginia roadways to determine and prioritize which of them need to be repaved.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 09:34am EDT

Renovated Halethorpe MARC station opening

O'Malley, Cardin, to attend renovated Halethorpe MARC station opening

Monday - 08/12/2013, 08:38am EDT

Second phase of Silver Line begins

Preliminary work is under way this weekend at Dulles Airport on the second phase of the Silver Line.

Sunday - 08/11/2013, 11:21am EDT
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