Sprawl & Crawl

$1B construction program OK'd at Reagan National

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority plans a $1 billion construction program for Reagan National Airport that will include a new commuter concourse replacing the Terminal B/C Gate 35x (known until recently as Gate 35a), where passengers are bussed from the terminal to commuter planes.

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 05:59pm EST

Holiday traffic patterns creates confusion for drivers

It was morning commuting confusion that will likely continue tonight.

Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 03:39pm EST

Real cost of a traffic ticket

Try these strategies to minimize the ancillary costs of speeding tickets and driving infractions.

Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 10:15am EST

Traffic closures for Veterans Day concert on the National Mall

The National Park Service is urging drivers to prepare for road closures around the National Mall this Veterans Day for HBO's Concert for Valor.

Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 10:05am EST

What's open and closed on Veterans Day 2014

What you can and can't get to, and how to get there.

Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 08:17am EST

Final leg of ICC opens

The new 1.5-mile segment extends the toll road east of Interstate 95 to U.S. 1 in Laurel.

Monday - 11/10/2014, 10:13pm EST

$15M: What Prince George's will give up to land mixed-use at New Carrollton

Prince George's County will give up more than $15 million to land a state agency and an associated mixed-use project at New Carrollton, but a top economic development official argues the spoils will far exceed the public effort to jumpstart transit-oriented development there.

Monday - 11/10/2014, 04:34pm EST

Metro makes changes ahead of Concert of Valor

The Veterans Day crowd on the National Mall this year may dwarf a typical Fourth of July gathering and look more like an inauguration.

Monday - 11/10/2014, 01:44pm EST

Local race could clog traffic near Chesapeake Bay Bridge

Across the Bay 10K race is set for Sunday.

Saturday - 11/08/2014, 01:11pm EST

95 Express lanes launch coming up next month

The 95 Express Lanes are opening from Stafford to Alexandria next month and final preparations are underway.

Friday - 11/07/2014, 07:24pm EST

Transurban denies price-gouging in cases of five-figure fines

After WTOP profiled two drivers facing bills totaling $30,000 for unpaid trips on the 495 Express Lanes, the toll operator of the lanes is defending itself against charges of price gouging.

Friday - 11/07/2014, 04:42am EST

Area police launch road safety campaign

The region's 2014 Street Smart Pedestrian, Driver, and Bicyclist Safety Campaign is now underway.

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 01:43pm EST

Tripling of crosswalks on Washington Circle creates gridlock

After more than a year of construction, Washington Circle now sports triple the number of signalized crosswalks. And its created a mess for drivers.

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 09:29am EST

Metro: weekend work to affect red, green lines

Metro says weekend work will affect red and green lines

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 06:17am EST

Md. drivers prepare for new traffic patterns

The Intercounty Connector from I-270 to I-95 is about to reach U.S. Rt. 1 in Laurel. Friday night, work crews will begin putting the finishing touches on the final section of the toll highway. At the same time, crews will begin to open the I-95 Konterra Drive interchange, formerly Contee Road. Both should be available for Monday morning rush hour.

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 05:40am EST

Fairfax County voters OK transportation bond

Fairfax County voters approved a $100 million transportation bond on Tuesday night.

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 05:36am EST

Maryland voters pass constitutional amendment on transportation money

Maryland voters approved a constitutional amendment on Tuesday to protect transportation money.

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 05:33am EST

Meeting looks at Reston's Baron Cameron retail

The Reston Master Plan Phase II community feedback process will continue this week with a meeting Saturday at 8:45 a.m. at Aldrin Elementary School, 11375 Center Harbor Rd.

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 03:00pm EST

Fall is a dangerous time of the year for evening commuters

It's one of the most dangerous times of year on the roads. There are more accidents between drivers and pedestrians and it's because visibility is working against both groups of commuters.

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 11:01am EST

D.C. rolls out new speed, stop sign cameras

Drivers in D.C. should be aware of new speed and stop sign cameras being rolled out Monday.

Monday - 11/03/2014, 07:07am EST
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