Laurel wants to warn drivers of potential tickets with turns by red-light camera

As the city of Laurel is getting closer to activating a new red-light camera on Van Dusen Road near Route 198, police are also looking at new traffic signs that will warn drivers about a specific type of turn.

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 04:54am EDT

Maryland wants you to drive safe in work zones

Throughout the past 14 months, nine people have died in Maryland work zones, including five highway workers.

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 04:59pm EDT

Bus crashes beg question: How safe are they?

Travel season means tour buses crisscrossing the country. But after a number of high-profile bus crashes, more and more riders have asked: How safe are they?

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 04:21pm EDT

Former D.C. funeral home to go condo

D.C. developer plans to breathe new life into a shuttered North Columbia Heights* funeral parlor.

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 12:23pm EDT

Potholes: It's been one of the worst years for them

It's a sure sign of spring: Potholes threaten to take over the region's roads, and agencies swing into action to fill them.

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 11:45am EDT
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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
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