Sprawl & Crawl

Silver Line construction could finish by November

Construction of Metro's new Silver Line is entering the final stretch. And Thursday WTOP took a tour of the almost finished McLean Station.

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 04:39pm EDT

3 events to close District roads Saturday

3 events including 5k and 2 festivals to close roads around Washington on Saturday

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 01:59pm EDT

Bikeshare rolls into Montgomery County, could bring changes for motorists

The ribbon is about to get cut at three new locations.

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 04:55am EDT

Gridlock's grind may affect political participation

How much you commute and how much money you make may affect your level of civic participation and your level of political apathy, a new study finds.

Wednesday - 09/25/2013, 11:10am EDT
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Bus rapid transit debate continues in Montgomery County

At the first of two public hearings on a 79-mile bus rapid transit network, about 100 residents and interest groups turned out to testify on how the proposal would affect the future of commuting in Montgomery County.

Wednesday - 09/25/2013, 09:33am EDT

Security action after keys to Metro stolen

Metro says it has instituted action to maintain security after a set of its keys were stolen.

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 06:21pm EDT

Overturned truck, fuel spill close NB I-95 in Howard County

An overturned truck caused delays for commuters on northbound Interstate 95 Tuesday morning.

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 09:10am EDT

Loudoun Co. allowed to participate in Dulles Greenway tolls probe

The Virginia State Corporation Commission granted Loudoun County's request to join an effort to drive down rates on the Dulles Greenway.

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 07:45am EDT

Delays expected on blue and orange lines

Metro: weekend delays expected on blue and orange lines, trains to run every 16 minutes

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 06:40am EDT

Tractor trailer crash causes NB I-95 delays

A crash involving two tractor trailers caused delays on northbound Interstate 95 before Route 619 Monday morning.

Monday - 09/23/2013, 11:44am EDT

Congress could get involved in controversial Bi-County Parkway

The proposed Bi-County Parkway could come under review from Congress.

Monday - 09/23/2013, 07:48am EDT

Changes to D.C. visitor parking laws scrapped

After a bout of confusion, the D.C. City Council votes to scrap proposed changes to its Visitor Parking Program.

Saturday - 09/21/2013, 05:33pm EDT

NoVa transportation experts look to a future with an improved I-66

Improvements to Virginia's Interstate 66 could be years in the making.

Saturday - 09/21/2013, 03:39pm EDT
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More E-ZPass lanes planned for Dulles Toll Road

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is planning to overhaul the toll collection system used along the 14-mile Dulles Toll Road including phasing in of more plaza lanes for E-ZPass users.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 05:16pm EDT
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Would you pay a toll to enter downtown D.C.?

The District considers the possibility of adding tolls to enter downtown D.C.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 04:43pm EDT
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Loudoun County school bus involved in Purcellville crash

More than a dozen Loudoun County Public School students were in a school bus when it crashed in Purcellville Friday morning.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 09:56am EDT

Metrorail lowers SmarTrip card prices, changes exitfare policies

Metro riders will see a few changes come Oct. 1. Metrorail says it plans to lower the price of SmarTrip cards in effort to get more people to use them.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 09:56am EDT

Tractor trailer fire causes delays on Beltway's Inner Loop in Maryland

A tractor trailer fire caused delays on the Beltway in Maryland Friday morning.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 07:26am EDT

Chips and dings: Filing complaints for damage due to road work

Some drivers who commute through road construction daily have damage to their car and have been unsure of where to go to file a complaint.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 05:53am EDT
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Car Free Weekend kicks off Friday

Car Free Weekend kicks off Friday, Sept. 20 to encourage commuters who drive alone to consider alternatives like mass transit, carpool, vanpool, Capital Bikeshare or teleworking.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 04:37am EDT
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