Sprawl & Crawl

Metrorail ridership drops 22 percent with shutdown

Metro: Rail ridership drops 22 percent with government shutdown

Thursday - 10/03/2013, 01:06am EDT
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Pull out the plastic, D.C. cabs now take cards

Ninety percent of all cabs operating within the District now accept credit cards.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 10:15pm EDT

Some millennials choose apps over car ownership

Smartphone apps are making it easy for millennials to snub car ownership. A new study finds that apps make it easier for those wtihout cars to access alternative transportation options from bikes to buses to rental cars.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 08:10am EDT

New HOV ramp at Seminary Road to ease Mark Center congestion

Alexandria residents have conerns about HOV exit ramp to Seminary Road.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 07:38am EDT

Trains, buses offer extra midday service

Area public transportation services are making a few changes to their schedules.

Tuesday - 10/01/2013, 12:26pm EDT

MTA may add bus between Annapolis, New Carrollton

MTA considers new bus routes from Annapolis to New Carrollton for commuters

Sunday - 09/29/2013, 06:00pm EDT

80 percent of cabs to meet credit card deadline

The D.C. taxi commission said they would consider hardship appeals on a case-by-case basis for those drivers who have not yet received waivers and won't have the equipment in time to meet the deadline.

Friday - 09/27/2013, 07:56pm EDT

Md. toll scofflaws will soon be unable to re-register their cars

Drivers who don't pay their tolls in Maryland will soon face a stiff penalty. Starting Tuesday, they can have problems re-registering your car.

Friday - 09/27/2013, 05:13pm EDT
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Commuters get chance to issue a report card on 495 Express Lanes

After being open for about 10 months, commuters can give a report card on the I-495 Express Lanes.

Friday - 09/27/2013, 06:34am EDT

Country club cuts deal with Purple Line, other businesses face demolition

A strong opponent of the planned Purple Line connecting Montgomery and Prince George's counties is switching sides now that planners have agreed to change the route a little bit.

Friday - 09/27/2013, 06:23am EDT

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
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