Sprawl & Crawl
More than a quarter of America's 600,000 mega- commuters, or those who take 90 minutes or longer to get to work, are from the Washington area.
More detours and shutdowns are planned as part of the I-95 Express Lanes project, and drivers should be prepared for their commutes to get worse before they get better.
WTOP's Ari Ashe reports.
Fairfax County Supervisor Pat Herrity wants the county to consider selling the air rights above the new Silver Line and to use the proceeds to reduce tolls on the Dulles Toll Road.
The opening of the $112 million Silver Spring Transit Center will be delayed again in the wake of an independent engineering report that found far more structural problems with the hub than county officials previously believed.
A water main break in a 60-inch pipe in Chevy Chase has prompted mandatory water restrictions for all Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission customers to ensure fire departments, hospitals and medical facilities have the water they need.
A second water main has broken in Montgomery County, closing a part of River Road likely through rush hour Tuesday evening.
Cameras propped on top of red lights in D.C. are leading to citations for scores of drivers.
As lawmakers in Annapolis debate a bill to fund projects like the Purple Line in Montgomery County, a plan for another mass transit option is also in the works.
The roads of the future might not be paved in asphalt, but in solar panels.
A new bus stop on Columbia Pike cost more than $1 million to build, according to a county spokeswoman.
Metro's top officials are thinking about ripping out the carpet in trains and replacing it with a speckled black hard surface.
Some people drive into work. Others take Metro, walk or bike. The decision on how to commute often depends on where you live and work.
The Fairfax Connector bus service will begin two new express routes Monday that use the 495 Express Lanes to provide service from southern Fairfax County to Tysons Corner.
More than 300 people turned out before the House Ways and Means Committee to discuss Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to raise the gas tax and replenish the Transportation Trust Fund.
Travel by train, bus and car will be difficult in Washington this weekend as the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon and Half Marathon will block a number of streets throughout the city on Saturday.
Maryland's transit department and labor agency are teaming to find and train construction workers for the planned multibillion-dollar Red and Purple line projects.
The Washington metro area, known for its economic resiliency during the Great Recession, is beginning to slow down when it comes to population growth.
Commuters traveling the 25 miles from the Quantico Marine Corps Base to Fort Belvoir know how frustrating the stop-and-go trip along U.S. 1 can be. Prince William County officials say they hope state funding will be allocated for two major projects to improve traffic flow.
It's known by several names: U.S. 29, Colesville Road and Columbia Pike. It's also a road many people use to commute between D.C. and Baltimore to avoid the hassle of Interstate 95 or the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.