Sprawl & Crawl

Metro's GM discusses fare increase, Silver Line

Metro customers can expect to pay more for trips beginning this weekend -- and the increased fares will apply to the new Silver Line segment set to open in July.

Sunday - 06/29/2014, 01:54am EDT
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Report sizes up ditched U.S. 460 project in Va.

Review: ditched US 460 project in Virginia lacked transparency

Friday - 06/27/2014, 09:19am EDT

VDOT lifting lane closures for July 4th travelers

Virginia transportation officials lifting temporary lane closures for July 4th travelers

Friday - 06/27/2014, 07:34am EDT

Montgomery County paves the way for bus network that could zip by traffic

Both the Purple Line and CCT are in the works, but an 80-mile bus rapid transit network is still in the early stages.

Friday - 06/27/2014, 05:42am EDT

Major environmental group backs Purple Line opponents

A group including the Friends of the Capital Crescent Trail and the Center for Biological Diversity threatened to sue federal government agencies involved in environmental assessments of the planned Purple Line light rail route

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 01:05pm EDT

Metro will pick 10 to be first Silver Line riders

Metro is holding a sweepstakes to randomly select 10 lucky winners to participate in the grand opening ceremony and ride on the first Silver Line train.

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 01:00pm EDT

2 I-64 bridges in Rockbridge getting facelifts

Rehabilitation of 2 Interstate 64 bridges in Rockbridge County underway

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 11:29am EDT

Higher weekend traffic expected on Md. Bay Bridge

Ocean City event expected to draw more weekend traffic across Chesapeake Bay Bridge

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 10:48am EDT

Tree falls on car in D.C., causes traffic delays (Photos)

A tree fell onto a vehicle Thursday morning, causing some traffic delays for D.C. commuters.

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 09:09am EDT

New Silver Line ads promise viewers 'good times are ahead' (Video)

What could double a lonely man's dating pool, expand a college grad's career options and encourage a traffic-stranded family to leave the house? The Silver Line can, according to three new ads.

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 02:25pm EDT

Could expansion be coming for Bethesda Circulator?

Adding stops to the downtown Bethesda Circulator route is among the most common requests the Bethesda Urban Partnership gets.

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 10:20am EDT

Fatal Beltway crashes more likely in Prince George's County

The highest number of accidents and the most fatal crashes on the Capital Beltway occurred in Prince George's County, Maryland.

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 08:36am EDT

Capital Bikeshare faces shortage of keys, bicycles

Capital Bikeshare program runs out of member keys amid growth, faces equipment shortage

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 06:50am EDT

A major commuter route may get new lanes

Route 7 in Fairfax County and Loudoun County is congested most mornings and afternoons. But the Virginia Department of Transportation hopes a plan to widen the road could alleviate some of the congestion.

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 06:23am EDT

Campaign focuses on construction injuries in Va.

Federal officials launching summer campaign to curb construction fatalities, injuries in Va.

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 08:15am EDT

Va.-led transportation group gets federal funding

Consortium led by Virginia universities gets $5M federal grant for transportation research

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 08:05am EDT

Va. officials refreshing pavement markings

Virginia transportation officials begin annual effort to refresh, maintain pavement markings

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 08:03am EDT

Start date set on Metro Silver Line service in Va.

Start date set for Metro Silver Line service in Va.; planning on project spanned decades

Monday - 06/23/2014, 12:10pm EDT

SmarTrip cards go on sale at area Walmarts

SmarTrip cards can now be purchased, or have value added to them, at some Walmart stores in the D.C. area.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 08:41pm EDT

Feds urge southeastern states to develop rail plan

The head of the Federal Railroad Administration is calling on state officials to develop a shared vision of rail service along the southeast corridor.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 04:26pm EDT
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