Sprawl & Crawl

I-95 Express Lanes to open ahead of schedule

I-95 Express Lanes to open in December, ahead of schedule, in northern Va.

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 01:30pm EDT

Metro will close Bethesda Metro Stations 14 weekends to fix leaks

Metro says it's found a solution to its leaking tunnel problem in Bethesda that won't require the long-term Red Line shutdown some had feared.

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 08:05am EDT

Sarles pushes for Metro momentum as tenure ends

As his tenure comes to a close, Metro General Manager Richard Sarles made one last push for Metro Momentum to key lawmakers and other decision makers.

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 07:00am EDT

Taxi drivers block D.C. streets, demand regulations for ride-share businesses

Hundreds of cabs flooded Pennsylvania Avenue late Wednesday morning, blocking streets and blaring their horns, to demand that the D.C. Council create an even playing field for transportation businesses.

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 01:58pm EDT
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Taxi protest could cause D.C. traffic problems

D.C. taxi drivers on Wednesday plan to hit the streets -- but instead of picking up riders, they are in protest.

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 01:30pm EDT

I-66 to get toll lanes outside, but not inside Beltway

The Virginia Department of Transportation says it will pursue High-Occupancy Toll (HOT) Lanes as the way to solve congestion from the Capital Beltway to U.S. 15.

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 04:40am EDT

Water main break closes lane of Route 1 in Prince George's Co.

A water main break may cause delays for drivers in Prince George's County Tuesday morning.

Tuesday - 10/07/2014, 04:38am EDT

Bus-on-Shoulder program could speed up I-66 commute

No one looks forward to a trip on Interstate 66. Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe has vowed to sort things out outside the Beltway. Now the Virginia Department of Transportation is taking extraordinary measures to relieve the maddening pressure on I-66 inside the Beltway during rush hours.

Monday - 10/06/2014, 10:32am EDT

Metro begins replacement of Bethesda escalators

Metro begins replacement of Bethesda escalators, second longest in Western Hemisphere

Monday - 10/06/2014, 10:21am EDT

DC transportation bill to get second hearing

Bill that would consolidate DC transportation management to get second hearing

Monday - 10/06/2014, 06:52am EDT

Friday's traffic trifecta: It could get ugly out there

Between the Nats game, the Jewish holiday and the usual Friday-afternoon jam, be ready for delays on the roads -- and on Metro too.

Friday - 10/03/2014, 01:31pm EDT

In Montgomery County, the sidewalks can have traffic problems, too

At a recent meeting of two council committees, the obstacles to getting around on area sidewalks generated strong feelings.

Friday - 10/03/2014, 05:00am EDT

Study: The 20 most-ticketed vehicles in U.S.

Red sports car have long been thought to incur the most traffic tickets, but a new study reveals which vehicles get the most traffic tickets.

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 08:57pm EDT

Rep. Gerry Connolly calls for long-term transportation fix

With every pothole, traffic jam or Metro delay, Washington-area commuters can see the impact of the diminishing value of federal transportation funding, and a number of local leaders want to come up with a long-term fix to turn things around.

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 04:31am EDT

2 Metro train lines affected by weekend work

Metro says trains on the orange and red lines will be affected by weekend work.

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 03:47pm EDT

‘Intersection of doom' getting interim safety upgrades

In advance of a $5 million overhaul slated to be complete in summer 2016, Arlington County and the Virginia Department of Transportation changed the timing of the traffic lights and walk signals at Lee Highway and N. Lynn Street.

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 03:35pm EDT

Purple Line officials discuss effects of failed building deal

The Bethesda Purple Line station design once described as cramped and a potential eyesore suddenly isn't all that bad, according to state transit officials.

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 03:25pm EDT

Metro removes bike lockers, newspaper boxes in Bethesda

The removal of bicycle lockers and newspaper boxes at the Bethesda Metro station is to make way for the escalator replacement project that could start next week.

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 02:25pm EDT

New signs to alert drivers to red-light camera rules in Laurel

For the third time in less than two years, the City of Laurel is taking another measure to prevent drivers from getting speed or red- light camera tickets.

Monday - 09/29/2014, 05:57pm EDT

D.C. streetcars begin test runs

The simulated service is a milestone, considering there have been numerous delays in getting the streetcars rolling.

Monday - 09/29/2014, 08:20am EDT
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