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Ridership slowly growing along 495 Express Lanes

More drivers are opting to use the almost year-old 495 Express Lanes in Virginia but still far fewer vehicles are in the tolled lanes than planners had expected.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 05:25pm EDT

Tags: 495 express lanes, transurban, Capital Beltway, tolls, transportation, traffic,

National Gateway project's progress to ease traffic congestion in region

A milestone this week marks a big step toward keeping more trucks from crowding key highways in the D.C. area including on Interstate 95.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 08:16am EDT

Tags: csx, railroad, national gateway project, sprawl & crawl, port

Va. weathering shutdown storm so far

While the partial federal shutdown is hitting home for federal workers and contractors, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says the ramifications on the commonwealth have not been as significant as he expected.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 08:35pm EDT

Tags: Bob McDonnell, defense contractor, shutdown,

Study: Liars take longer to text back

A new study finds that people who lie during a texting or online conversation take longer to respond.

Monday - 09/09/2013, 10:21am EDT

Tags: texting, liars,

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Study: Higher toll prices attract drivers to HOT Lanes

It's the question that drivers on the Virginia side of the Beltway face every day: are the Express Lanes worth it?

Tuesday - 09/03/2013, 04:51am EDT

Tags: hot lanes,

'Vanpooling' could save commuters cash and time

The Fairfax County Department of Transportation says "vanpooling" is becoming more common -- but what is it?

Monday - 08/26/2013, 04:33am EDT

Tags: vanpool, vanpooling, carpooling, commute, Fairfax County

Fairfax County pedaling for more cyclists

Cyclists are hitting the road in growing numbers across the Washington area and a new push in Fairfax County could convince even more people to pedal their way around.

Saturday - 08/24/2013, 09:04am EDT

Tags: bike, Fairfax County, capital bikeshare, Silver Line, Charlie Strunk

Protect yourself from webcam hackers

Webcams are the latest tech gadget that pose a threat to your privacy threat. So how can you protect yourself.

Saturday - 08/17/2013, 07:21am EDT

Tags: web cam, privacy, Miss Teen USA, CNET, hackers,

Councilwoman hopes end of corrupt elections is near

As yet another aide to Mayor Vincent Gray's campaign is charged in connection with a corruption investigation, Councilwoman Mary Cheh says any candidates who benefited from the so-called "shadow campaign" should come forward.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 05:52pm EDT

Tags: Mary Cheh, Vincent Gray, Jeanne Clarke Harris, Jeffrey Thompson, shadow campaign, campaign finances, crime, D.C. Council,

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Second phase of Silver Line begins

Preliminary work is under way this weekend at Dulles Airport on the second phase of the Silver Line.

Sunday - 08/11/2013, 11:21am EDT

Tags: Silver Line, sprawl & crawl

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