Sprawl & Crawl

What the future holds for D.C. transit - more tolls, fewer cars on roads

More people and more jobs are coming to D.C. and the city's infrastructure needs some work -- $54 billion worth.

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 01:34pm EDT

Overhaul approved for former Lorton prison site

Fairfax County board clears way for $188M neighborhood overhaul at former Lorton prison site

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 08:42am EDT

Study: D.C. drivers spending more time on the road

Local motorists spend 24 percent more time driving during peak hours.

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 05:29am EDT

New rules for parking, Segways and bicycles on Capitol Hill

More traffic equals more regulation at the National Mall.

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 05:24am EDT

Delaware bridge tilt likely from ground shifting

Subsurface ground movement eyed as cause of bridge tilt that made Delaware interstate close

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 10:02pm EDT

New bus service to connect Silver Line with museum annex, Dulles

Fairfax County transportation officials announced Tuesday that a new bus route will begin running when the Silver Line opens to take passengers from Wiehle Avenue to Dulles International Airport and the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center.

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 01:11pm EDT

Crash with fuel spill affected Outer Loop of Beltway

All lanes of the Outer Loop of the Beltway are closed after Route 29 in Maryland because of a crash with a major fuel spill.

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 07:15am EDT

How much will it cost to ride the Silver Line?

WMATA says all systems are "go" for a summer roll-out of Phase 1 of Metro's Silver Line. How much will your trip cost?

Monday - 06/02/2014, 05:32pm EDT

Warner calls for greater rail safety efforts

Mark Warner calls for greater safety efforts by oil and rail companies after derailment

Monday - 06/02/2014, 02:01pm EDT

Fast ferry option from Alexandria to D.C. receives grant money

Within a year, a fast ferry could be bringing commuters from the Alexandria waterfront to the Navy Yard.

Monday - 06/02/2014, 01:04pm EDT

New speed-camera rules go into effect in Maryland

Some new rules regarding speed cameras are in effect in Maryland, giving drivers extra protection against tickets they believe are issued in error.

Monday - 06/02/2014, 06:04am EDT

MARC will consider expanding weekend service

The success of the weekend Penn Line service has a MARC planner considering more.

Sunday - 06/01/2014, 07:17am EDT

Leaders promise to break U.S. 29 bottleneck

Promising "to break the bottleneck along northbound U.S. 29," leaders broke ground on a project to widen a stretch of the roadway notorious for congestion.

Friday - 05/30/2014, 08:30am EDT

Silver Line prompts changes in how police patrol Dulles Toll Road

Emergency responses along the Dulles Toll Road are changing because of the construction of the Silver Line.

Friday - 05/30/2014, 03:36am EDT

Former county exec wants Montgomery County's Dise to resign

Repairs to the Silver Spring Transit Center are scheduled to start next week and should be done by the end of 2014.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 05:29pm EDT

Commuter Idle winner enjoys relaxing, faster ride to work in style

WTOP's third Commuter Idle winner enjoyed his relaxing ride to working in a limo, that got him to work an hour earlier than normal.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 01:09pm EDT

Fake WMATA Twitter account answers customers' questions

What appeared to be an effort from Washington Metro Area Transit Authority to engage with its customers through social media, was actually a well-informed Twitter campaign that had no connection to the transit authority.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 11:52am EDT

Ticketbuster: DDOT issues incorrect rush-hour ticket, stands by decision

Eric Rosenberg is appealing a rush-hour restriction ticket he received while parked on Wisconsin Avenue in Glover Park. He says he was parked in the southbound lanes and wasn't violating any restrictions, which were in place for outbound traffic at the time.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 04:39am EDT

8 die in Virginia wrecks over holiday weekend

8 die in Virginia traffic accidents over Memorial Day holiday weekend

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 07:19am EDT

WTOP Beltway Poll: Area commute times shrinking

D.C.-area workers are spending less time commuting than they were two years ago, according to the latest WTOP Beltway Poll.

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 06:58am EDT
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