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Local county tops list of highest commuter numbers

Several parts of the D.C. region have the highest percentages of commuters in the country, including one county at the very top of the list.

Sunday - 05/19/2013, 07:13am EDT

Tags: Governing Magazine, commuters

Arlington Co. water mains slated for repairs

Iron pipes that carry drinking water to residents in Arlington County are getting a facelift.

Saturday - 05/18/2013, 04:00pm EDT

Tags: water mains, water pipes, Joan Jones

Arlington will not make daycare cuts to close budget gap

In an effort to close Arlington County's $25-50 million budget gap for fiscal year 2014, the county manager wanted to get rid of the Office of Child Care. But after a public outcry, the board's chairman says that's not an option and that the cuts will happen elsewhere.

Sunday - 04/07/2013, 07:43am EDT

Tags: Kathy Stewart, J. Walter Tejada, Office of Child Care

County ‘reassessing' Super Stop design, cost

Arlington County has halted the planned construction of a new "Super Stop" bus stop along Columbia Pike, pending a review of the project's design and cost.

Friday - 03/29/2013, 10:35am EDT

Tags: ARLNow, Super Stop,

Despite strides, Northern Virginia still grappling with homelessness

Despite improvements, thousands remain on the streets in Northern Virginia. WTOP takes an in-depth look into how some counties are addressing the issue.

Monday - 03/11/2013, 07:31am EDT

Tags: homelessness, homeless, andrew mollenbeck, alicia lozano, Arlington, Sharon Bulova, Fairfax County, Alexandria,

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Arlington manager proposes property tax hike

Thursday - 02/21/2013, 09:10am EST

Tags: Barbara Donnellan, taxes

Pedestrian safety is a priority for some counties, but not all

Crossing a street in the D.C. metro area can prove challenging for bikers and pedestrians, but some jurisdictions are doing a better job than others when it comes to balancing pedestrian and driver safety.

Sunday - 02/03/2013, 07:11am EST

Tags: pedestrian safety, crosswalks, sprawl & crawl, ari ashe

Three Va. men charged for shooting out car windows

Three Arlington men are behind bars after police say they shot out the windows of more than 250 vehicles using BB guns over the last few months.

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 05:00pm EST

Tags: bb gun

Local counties prepare for Hurricane Sandy's arrival

Local counties are doing what they can to prepare for the sucker punch meteorologists expect Hurricane Sandy will deliver to the D.C. area.

Monday - 10/29/2012, 10:21am EDT

Tags: emergency, Hurricane Sandy, Montgomery County

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Arlington begins painting bike lanes green

Arlington County is painting some bike lanes green to improve visibility and to remind motorists to look for bicycles.

Saturday - 09/01/2012, 05:09pm EDT

Tags: transportation, bicycle lanes,

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