Sprawl & Crawl

Quantico traffic plan involves three counties, base

A new push to cut rush-hour traffic in Northern Virginia involves a partnership between Prince William, Stafford and Fauquier Counties and Marine Corps Base Quantico.

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 01:39pm EST

VDOT to close I-81 travel center in Troutville

VDOT plans to close I-81 travel center in Troutville in August

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 10:41am EST

Va. Beach says low bid for project has $20M error

Virginia Beach says low bid for bridge project has $20M error, company asks to withdraw

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 09:20am EST

2014: Changes coming to the Dulles Greenway

With drivers paying almost $10 for a round-trip to use the Dulles Greenway, 2014 could be a key year in deciding whether commuters will have to pay more or less in the future.

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 09:09am EST

Metro plans weekend work on all 5 lines

Metro plans weekend work on all 5 lines, most lines will see trains every 20 minutes

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 03:20am EST

Cold temperatures, wind lead to travel glitches

Cold temperatures, high winds lead to travel troubles around the region

Tuesday - 01/07/2014, 01:46pm EST

NC-to-DC high speed rail compact to meet in Va.

NC, Va. members of high-speed rail compact to meet Tuesday in Richmond

Tuesday - 01/07/2014, 06:50am EST

Metro's Red Line no longer single tracking after broken rail

Metro's Red Line is no longer single tracking after a broken rail caused delays Tuesday morning.

Tuesday - 01/07/2014, 06:13am EST

Metro debuts newest rail cars

Metro debuts newest rail cars; system has ordered more than 500 to replace oldest cars

Monday - 01/06/2014, 08:50pm EST

Md.'s O'Malley urges vigilance during cold snap

Md.'s Gov. O'Malley urges people to be cautious and cover up during bitter cold snap

Monday - 01/06/2014, 06:10pm EST

VDOT makes changes to meet E-ZPass demand

VDOT expands E-ZPass website, adds weekend hours at 2 service centers to meet demand

Sunday - 01/05/2014, 02:01pm EST

Improvements coming to Route 1 near Ft. Belvoir

Ft. Belvoir is one of the largest military bases in our region and that makes commuting there a nightmare.

Sunday - 01/05/2014, 07:26am EST

SpotHero helps D.C. drivers find guaranteed parking

D.C. and Baltimore are among the cities where an app called SpotHero can help you find guaranteed, discounted parking.

Friday - 01/03/2014, 10:45am EST
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Dulles Greenway owner requests 15-cent toll hike

The private owner of the Dulles Greenway has submitted an application to hike tolls on the Loudoun County highway by 15 cents in each direction.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 02:58pm EST

WTOP Ticketbuster: Right-turn-on-red tickets create confusion

Red-light cameras are common in Maryland, Virginia and the District, but many drivers complained to WTOP Ticketbuster about a specific kind of ticket in 2013.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 07:55am EST

Modified schedule for Metro, other transportation services

New Year's Day is a federal holiday, and because of that some area transportation services are not operating or are on a modified schedule.

Wednesday - 01/01/2014, 08:06am EST

Federal transit subsidies drop with start of New Year

The federal transit allowance has been slashed dramatically, which stands to impact the region's commute -- whether by car or transit.

Wednesday - 01/01/2014, 04:03am EST

Man dies in crash that blocked D.C. 295

A man is dead after a crash on D.C. 295, which closed the roadway for several hours Tuesday morning.

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 10:55am EST

Metro open later for New Year's holiday

Metro to stay open later for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 09:43am EST
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D.C. region's worst rush hours of 2013

Here are WTOP's five worst rush hours of 2013. Each featured major incidents and extreme, widespread delays that affected tens of thousands of motorists far and wide.

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 08:49am EST
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