Sprawl & Crawl

One Direction concert to draw big crowds to Nationals Park

British pop stars One Direction will perform to a sold out Nationals Park crowd at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 11.

Monday - 08/11/2014, 06:35am EDT

Slug lines: Ride-sharing relieves D.C.'s dire commute

WTOP's Kristi King takes an inside look at slugging -- commuting via an organized hitchhiking system.

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 07:46am EDT
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Developer to break ground on $10M industrial building in Ashburn

Speculative commercial real estate development has lost some of its favor these days, with all but a few projects moving forward, only in the right locations.

Friday - 08/08/2014, 02:28pm EDT

I-695 ramp to be closed this weekend

The continued 11th Street Bridge project will lead to a road closure this weekend.

Friday - 08/08/2014, 05:18am EDT

Md., Va., decide fates of car-sharing services; take opposite positions

Two months after Virginia sent cease desist orders to car-sharing services Uber and Lyft, the two companies have agreed to meet a series of insurance and legal requirements in order to operate legally in the commonwealth.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Maryland commission rules Uber must be regulated

Maryland Public Service Commission rules Uber is a 'common carrier,' is subject to regulation

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 03:10pm EDT

Man dies in crash on H Street in Northeast

A man is dead after a crash in Northeast D.C. Wednesday morning.

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 09:54am EDT

New Uber service to match carpoolers

A new service coming soon from ride-sharing service Uber will be able to match carpoolers.

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 09:48am EDT

D.C. police remove speed camera from inside Md. line

A WTOP investigation has uncovered one of D.C.'s speed cameras was actually operating in Prince George's County, Maryland, which could be illegal under D.C. law.

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 03:13pm EDT

Metro to stay open late for Redskins game, releases Silver Line results

Metro announces that it will extend service will be extended an hour Thursday night to accommodate Redskins fans.

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 01:14pm EDT

Traffic blog: Night work on the Leesburg bypass, repaving Georgetown Pike

Stay in the loop with upcoming traffic closures in August.

Monday - 08/04/2014, 01:32pm EDT

Cedar Lane reopens In Bethesda

Cedar Lane east of Rockville Pike is open again after just less than two months of construction to add two new lanes and realign a culvert for a stream running underneath.

Monday - 08/04/2014, 08:05am EDT

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
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