Sprawl & Crawl

Weather delays Silver Spring Transit Center concrete work

The opening of the troubled, $120 million Silver Spring Transit Center likely won't occur until next summer because weather conditions are idling the application of a 2-inch layer of latex-modified concrete needed to reinforce weak spots on the center's second and third levels.

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 06:46am EST

Metro completes more NTSB recommendations

Metro says it has completed 20 of the 29 recommendations the National Transportation Safety Board made following the 2009 crash of two red line trains that resulted in the deaths of nine people.

Wednesday - 11/06/2013, 04:11pm EST

Downtown parking challenges drivers and cyclists

New bike racks provided to increase parking options for cyclists in Downtown D.C.

Wednesday - 11/06/2013, 03:17pm EST

Fuel leak causes delays on SB I-95

A tractor-trailer leaked fuel onto the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 Wednesday morning, causing major delays for drivers.

Wednesday - 11/06/2013, 02:14pm EST

Overturned tractor-trailer causes delays on Route 29/Lee Highway in Va.

An overturned tractor-trailer carrying compost caused major delays for commuters on Route 29/Lee Highway in Warrenton, Va., Monday morning.

Monday - 11/04/2013, 08:49am EST

Old plan for region's high-speed train gets new life

A pie-in-the-sky plan to build a train that could zip from D.C. to Baltimore in just 15 minutes, and to New York in just an hour, is getting some new life.

Monday - 11/04/2013, 05:31am EST

Silver Line may open early

Metro says the Silver Line is set to open in mid-February, but Fairfax County Supervisor and Metro board member Cathy Hudgins says that it might come sooner than that.

Saturday - 11/02/2013, 12:17pm EDT

Will 'zebras' stop U-turns in D.C.?

Safety devices meant to put an end to illegal U-turns on Pennsylvania Avenue have frustrated some of the very people they're meant to protect.

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 10:19pm EDT

Speed cameras, sign vandalized in Md.

Montgomery County police are investigating speed-camera and sign vandalism in a corridor along Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg.

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 10:43am EDT

Halloween means afternoon commute begins earlier

The commute on Halloween traditionally starts earlier in the day as parents time-shift and head home to get their children ready to trick-or-treat.

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 08:58am EDT

DC warns motorists of downtown street closures

DC warns motorists to prepare for street closures downtown along southbound 14th, F streets

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 08:10am EDT

Red, orange, blue lines affected by weekend work

Metro to close some stations on orange and blue lines for weekend work

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 07:11am EDT

Cleveland Park could lose 30 parking spots under proposal

Parking in D.C. is almost impossible on some days, so local businesses along a stretch of Connecticut Avenue near the Cleveland Park Metro station are upset about a proposal that would eliminate about 30 parking spots that customers use every day.

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 05:00am EDT

AAA offers tips for drivers during deer season

AAA urges drivers in Virginia to stay focused, alert during deer mating season

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 04:17am EDT

Drivers hit with high toll rate on Express Lanes

The rain made the morning commute along the Capital Beltway slow and dreary. For many drivers, the faster ride on the 495 Express Lanes may have looked enticing -- until they saw the toll rate.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 04:12pm EDT

Enforcing HOV rules a challenge on I-66

It's likely drivers along Interstate 66 in Virginia are no strangers to seeing a lone driver in the HOV lane during rush hour, thumbing his nose at the rules and getting away with it.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 08:47am EDT

Va. gov. calls Greenway tolls a burden on working families

Gov. Bob McDonnell says Virginia should review its contract with the owners of a private toll road in Loudoun County to determine whether anything can be done to clamp down on the rising tolls.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 07:00am EDT

Officials: Silver Line will carry passengers in February

Tysons Corner could be getting a long-awaited Valentine's Day gift. Officials say the Silver Line could be ready in February.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 04:43pm EDT

Metro to break ground on new bus facility in Va.

Metro to break ground on major new bus facility to serve northern Virginia

Monday - 10/28/2013, 01:43pm EDT

With new facility, promises of cleaner, newer Metrobuses

Relief is on the way for a residential neighborhood long plagued by bus noise and pollution.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 01:10pm EDT
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