Sprawl & Crawl

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

Tips to keep trick-or-treaters safe on local roadways

Halloween is the deadliest day of the year for children who get hit by cars. Takes some precautions to keep drivers and trick-or-treaters safe.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 12:10pm EDT

Routine traffic stop ends in $905 in fines

Last Tuesday, D.C. driver Anna Russell was pulled over for a routine traffic stop and ended up receiving six tickets.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 11:57am EDT

Weekend Wakeup: Marathon to close roads, Metro stations

Drivers coming into D.C. and Arlington should be prepared for widespread road closures as the Marine Corps Marathon gets underway Sunday.

Sunday - 10/27/2013, 08:12am EDT

More than 350 offer suggestions for 495 Express Lanes

This week, a one-month comment period for drivers to suggest ways to improve the 495 Express Lanes closed, with some suggestions as zany as setting up a drive-through coffee shop on the toll lanes.

Saturday - 10/26/2013, 12:38pm EDT

Kalmia Road to close early for bridge replacement

The District will close a stretch of Kalmia Road sooner than planned to replace a bridge structure. The bridge conditions have deteriorated after recent rains.

Friday - 10/25/2013, 09:14pm EDT

What would you name a baby born on the Beltway?

So what do you name a baby boy when he is born on the Capital Beltway? A few suggestions.

Friday - 10/25/2013, 04:03pm EDT
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