Sprawl & Crawl

For Veterans Day show, Metro to close one line, expand others

To accommodate a crowd projected to reach the hundreds of thousands, Metro has shuffled its schedule and planned for a one-day closure of Blue Line service.

Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 04:52am EDT

Corridor H segment expected to open by late Nov.

Another section of Corridor H in West Virginia is expected to open by Thanksgiving.

Monday - 10/20/2014, 06:03pm EDT

Is it time for Reston to revisit its original plans?

With the second phase of Reston Master Plan up for review, might it be time to revisit the original ideals and work into the comprehensive plan the ability, should a developer want to do so, to revamp the village centers?

Monday - 10/20/2014, 09:28am EDT

See the Beltway lane shift that's causing delays (Video)

A minor lane shift on the Inner Loop of the Beltway caused some major delays over the weekend.

Sunday - 10/19/2014, 11:22pm EDT

'Next wave' of Tysons development: Smaller, farther from Metro

Not every new Tysons development will be 1 million-plus square feet with thousands of new residential units.

Friday - 10/17/2014, 03:02pm EDT

US Route 15 reopens after fiery Md. head-on crash

US Route 15 reopens after fiery head-on crash near Frederick; car driver critical

Friday - 10/17/2014, 09:35am EDT

VDOT says I-81 paving passed test of time, tires

VDOT: environmentally friendly repaving of stretch of I-81 passed test, saved millions

Friday - 10/17/2014, 06:49am EDT

Md. officials debate Purple Line and ICC tolls

Montgomery and Prince George's County Democrats came together on Thursday to criticize Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan on his opposition to the Purple Line, while key questions remain about the future of the Intercounty Connector under the next governor.

Friday - 10/17/2014, 04:54am EDT

Georgetown to widen sidewalks, offer discount parking

The streets will be wider, parking will be cheaper and the Circulator will be free for parents and local university students during family weekend this Saturday and Sunday.

Thursday - 10/16/2014, 03:34pm EDT

'Cowboy Express' rides into D.C. for rally

A posse of cowboys including a mule wagon rode into D.C. Thursday morning, causing some rush hour traffic delays in Manassas, Virginia, along the Route 234 and Route 29 corridors as well as in parts of downtown D.C.

Thursday - 10/16/2014, 10:01am EDT

Think small: Valor flips from large condos to microunits in Dupont Circle

Valor's year-old plan to convert a portion of a Dupont Circle commercial building into eight luxury condominiums was short-lived. The developer has returned to the Board of Zoning Adjustments with a revised pitch: 21 microunits.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 09:51am EDT

Beltway, I-95 lanes reopen after pair of tractor-trailer crashes

Two different tractor-trailer crashes caused lanes to close on the Capital Beltway as well as Interstate 95 Wednesday morning.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 07:44am EDT

Commuting in Northern Va. about to get easier with newly funded projects

Relief is coming to commuters in Northern Virginia after the announcement that millions of dollars in transportation projects are funded.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 05:04am EDT

Metro needs 3,000 riders to test new fare system

Metro is looking for a few good riders to test out a new fare system.

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 04:03pm EDT

Report: Millennials' shift away from cars to drive future transportation needs

As the millennial generation ages, they are unlikely to change their transportation habits much and politicians should take note and begin planning for a major shift in how America gets around, according to a new study of millennial driving trends.

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 03:35pm EDT

Montgomery County may double fines for passing school buses

So many drivers are passing stopped school buses in Montgomery County, the ticket fines for that violation may double.

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 09:09am EDT

Construction to start on controversial townhouse community

Construction at a controversial new townhome community on the grounds surrounding the historic Grosvenor Mansion in Bethesda is set to start soon.

Monday - 10/13/2014, 01:15pm EDT

Commuting changes for Columbus Day

For those lucky souls who have to work on Columbus Day, commuting in and out of the city may be a bit different Monday, depending on the route.

Sunday - 10/12/2014, 04:56am EDT

New HOV lanes near completion in Virginia

The transformation of several miles of HOV lanes are nearly complete in Virginia.

Saturday - 10/11/2014, 10:36am EDT

Solutions are on the way but slowly to ease Ft. Belvoir traffic

WTOP's Ari Ashe reports

Saturday - 10/11/2014, 04:44am EDT

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