Sprawl & Crawl

Silver Line slated for late July opening?

As Metro runs tests on the Silver Line, the agency could begin service in late July or early August opening.

Friday - 06/13/2014, 04:41am EDT

College students re-engineer the Chevy Malibu in eco-challenge

Mary the Malibu and many other re-engineered cars like her were on display at L'Enfant Plaza Thursday, vying for the EcoCar2 Challenge.

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 05:21pm EDT

Future of Metro fares could be smartphones, credit cards

As Metro moves away from paper fare cards to SmarTrip, the agency also looks toward the next generation of paying fares.

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 05:16pm EDT

DMV implementing law changes in July

Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles implementing law changes beginning in July

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 06:56am EDT

Problem on a toll road? Don't call E-ZPass

Many drivers also think E-ZPass is who they call to solve the unpaid trip on the toll road. But that's not the case. And it's an error Christina Selbe of Fredericksburg made with her own unresolved tolls.

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 05:24am EDT

Lease a car? Beware on your next toll road trip

For drivers who lease their vehicle, toll bills might not ever arrive in their mail box and if they do, there might be extra fees tacked on because of how the cars are registered as one Fredericksburg woman learned.

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 05:03pm EDT

Rally participants call for higher federal gas tas

Construction workers and others involved in road and bridge building and repairs, including stone suppliers and concrete makers, rallied on Capitol Hill, demanding that Congress fix the Highway Transportation Fund.

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 12:51pm EDT

Townhouse wall collapses in Northwest

A wall of a three-story townhouse in the 100 block of New York Avenue in Northwest collapsed Tuesday evening.

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 08:23am EDT

Va. website provides info on road projects

VDOT launches new website to provide information on road projects, conditions in Virginia

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 07:20am EDT

Silver Line delays could have a silver lining

It's been six months since the Silver Line was supposed to open in Fairfax County. But the delays have actually been a good thing -- at least for the people running the Fairfax Connector.

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 04:39am EDT

June is 'Move Over' Awareness Month

It's a law that's been on the books for 12 years in Virginia and it is the law in all 50 states -- but still drivers might now know about it.

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 10:01am EDT

Metro worried about more delays for silver line

Metro says contractor is behind on key items, which could lead to more silver line delays

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 07:40am EDT

New markings added to some E-ZPass entryways

New pavement markings have been added at six entry points to the 495 Express Lanes in Virginia in an attempt to make it easier for drivers to choose the proper lane, whether entering the E-ZPass-only Express Lanes or staying on the regular Capital Beltway travel lanes.

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 06:08am EDT

Taxi, limo companies say Uber, Lyft break the rules

The association behind taxi and limo companies is firing back after the rideshare company Uber refused to honor a cease-and-desist order from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 04:46am EDT

Metro: Behind schedule on Silver Line punch-list items

Though Metro has yet to set an opening date for the Silver Line, Deputy General Manager Rob Troup said he expected work to be further along at this point.

Monday - 06/09/2014, 02:31pm EDT

Loudoun Co. gov't offices so crammed 3 managers work out of closet

Loudoun County's Department of Economic Development is so cramped, three of its top business development managers are working out of a closet.

Monday - 06/09/2014, 02:23pm EDT

D.C. should look overseas for transportation inspiration

Clinton Yates, commentator

Monday - 06/09/2014, 11:25am EDT

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Big development at MARC station near Fort Meade

Development of apartments, shops, offices and parking begins at MARC station near Fort Meade

Monday - 06/09/2014, 05:30am EDT

D.C. streetcar line delayed again

The District's new streetcar line will not open until the end of the year - not late summer or early fall as previously hoped, city officials said Friday.

Friday - 06/06/2014, 07:06pm EDT

Woman gives birth on I-270 in Montgomery County

A woman gave birth on Interstate 270 near Middlebrook Road around 6 a.m. Friday, says Montgomery County Fire Spokesman Pete Piringer.

Friday - 06/06/2014, 04:13pm EDT
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