Sprawl & Crawl

African summit to close roads throughout downtown D.C.

A slew of street closures are on tap for downtown Washington next week as President Obama welcomes African leaders to a three-day summit.

Monday - 08/04/2014, 07:32am EDT

Many Hampton Roads E-ZPass accounts lack funds

Many Hampton Roads E-ZPass accounts have insufficient funds, drivers risk paying more charges

Monday - 08/04/2014, 07:13am EDT

How does D.C.'s Metro system stack up?

Where does the area rank with other major cities?

Saturday - 08/02/2014, 07:05pm EDT

Beltway wreck gives ICC boost

Use of the Intercounty Connector was up Thursday as drivers sought refuge from miles-long Beltway delays.

Friday - 08/01/2014, 07:38pm EDT

Survey: Many choosing Capital Bikeshare over Metro, bus transportation

Maybe the buses and Metro trains in D.C. would be a little more crowded if not for those red and yellow bikes with the fat tires.

Friday - 08/01/2014, 04:40pm EDT

PETA to Metro: Stop using cruel means to trap mice and rats

For animals caught in glue traps, death can take days.

Friday - 08/01/2014, 02:55pm EDT

Landlord wants to reconstruct vacant Fresh Grill, Red Tomato Buildings

The latest redevelopment project proposed for Woodmont Triangle is of an increasingly rare variety a low-rise, retail-only retrofit that would bring a relatively minimal amount of extra space.

Friday - 08/01/2014, 09:05am EDT

Millions of gallons lost in Prince George's County water main break

A Prince George's County road is expected to be closed through Friday morning's rush hour after a 12-inch water main break spewed millions of gallons of water onto the street.

Friday - 08/01/2014, 07:37am EDT

Supervisors seal deal for Silver Line garage at Va. 28

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a contract that lets building get underway on the Silver Line's next parking structure.

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 09:27am EDT

Buses to replace trains on section of Red Line

Metro: free shuttle buses to replace trains on a section of the red line this weekend

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 09:23am EDT

Bid process underway for Purple Line

Bid process kicks off for Purple Line light rail in Montgomery and Prince George's counties

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 09:05am EDT

Fairfax supervisors vote down extension for Lorton landfill

The plan would have kept the Lorton Construction Landfill open until Dec. 31, 2025.

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 04:38am EDT

Local governments turning red lights into green

Red light camera programs in cities like D.C. and Rockville, and Montgomery, Prince George's and Arlington counties have raked in $21 million combined, the data show.

Monday - 07/28/2014, 11:43pm EDT

New Silver Line increases Metro's size, service

New silver line increases Metro's size by 10 percent, increases service for 1 in 3 riders

Monday - 07/28/2014, 07:19am EDT

Silver Line Playbook: What commuters need to know

Learn more about amenities at each Silver Line station, which bus routes will serve the stations and how the new Metro service will affect commuters.

Monday - 07/28/2014, 01:30am EDT
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Top 10 moments from Metro's new Silver Line ad

A new Silver Line ad hit the Internet today -- and it's made quiet an impact.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 08:13pm EDT

Metro ready for Saturday Silver Line opening

Kathy Stewart, WTOP

Friday - 07/25/2014, 01:39pm EDT

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Parking at Silver Line stations limited, but available

There's more available parking around Metro's new Silver Line stations than riders might think.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 12:54pm EDT

MARC train service restored

Service has been restored to all MARC trains Friday morning after signal problems caused problems on the Camden and Brunswick lines.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 07:52am EDT

FAQs about the Silver Line

With the Silver Line opening soon in Virginia, WTOP is answering some of the questions you will have.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 04:55pm EDT
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