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I-66 ramps to SB Fairfax County Parkway to close for weekend

Regardless of the time of day, roadwork in the region can be a headache -- but this weekend drivers are in for a big challenge.

Thursday - 08/09/2012, 08:06am EDT

Tags: Fairfax County Parkway, sprawl and crawl, Fair Lakes

I-95 Express Lanes Project may have environmental impact

Are better transportation projects to keep areas moving worth it if they come with a high environmental price tag?

Thursday - 08/09/2012, 03:26am EDT

Tags: Virginia Department of Transportation, tree removal, I-95

Fairfax County aims to change game for commuters

Fairfax County is moving quickly on transportation projects and the head of the county board of supervisors says it should all pay off for commuters.

Wednesday - 08/08/2012, 05:56am EDT

Tags: Beltway Express Lanes, Sharon Bulova, 95 Express Lanes

Metro GM to update board on computer crashes

Metro's leader is expected to give an update on a recent computer meltdown that literally froze some trains in place.

Thursday - 07/26/2012, 06:21am EDT

Tags: sprawl & crawl, Metro

Faster Beltway commute will come with varying tolls

By the end of 2012, two new Express Lanes will be open on the Beltway between Springfield and just north of the Dulles Toll Road. Carpools with three or more people can use the lanes, which promise a minimum speed around 45 miles per hour, for free.

Wednesday - 07/25/2012, 04:52pm EDT

Tags: Dulles Toll Road, Virginia State Police, E-Z Pass Flex, vdot, express lanes

Who has the right of way in a traffic circle?

Transportation experts spell out the rules for tricky roundabouts and traffic circles.

Tuesday - 07/24/2012, 01:19pm EDT

Tags: sprawl & crawl, roundabout, traffic circles


Montgomery Co. commuters get a smoother ride to work

Montgomery County just wrapped up an extensive series of repaving projects, covering 43 miles. Stimulus funds -- nearly $7 million -- paid for all of it.

Tuesday - 07/24/2012, 05:59am EDT

Tags: sprawl & crawl, Department of Transportation

Montgomery County could sue a Ride On bus manufacturer

Montgomery County could be pursuing legal action against the manufacturer of the troubled Champion model Ride On buses.

Monday - 07/23/2012, 01:48pm EDT

Tags: sprawl and crawl, Ride On bus, Ike Leggett, Montgomery County, md., Bethesda, Champion bus

How much could tolls go up on Dulles Toll Road?

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority released a proposed set of toll increases Wednesday that would put the cost of a trip through the mainline toll plaza and one off-ramp at $2.75 for next year, $3.50 in 2014 and $4.50 in 2015.

Thursday - 07/19/2012, 04:57am EDT

Tags: WMATA, Dulles Toll Road, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

380-ton span marks milestone for Dulles Rail project

Slowly, deliberately and delicately, the final 380 ton aerial piece of the Silver Line puzzle fit into place Tuesday. It's a major milestone for the Dulles Rail project.

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 06:14pm EDT

Tags: Dulles Rail, Silver Line, Metro, WMATA

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