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Going car-free could save nearly $10K in D.C.

Using public transportation instead of driving could save commuters an average of $10,502 a year, according to the American Public Transportation Association.

Wednesday - 01/30/2013, 06:00am EST

Tags: MTA, American Public Transportation Association, MARC, Frederick, AAA Mid-Atlantic

AAA honors best hotels, restaurants in D.C., Va.

Some of the best hotels and restaurants in Washington and in northern, central and western Virginia are being honored.

Thursday - 01/24/2013, 10:21pm EST

Tags: AAA Mid-Atlantic, AAA rating

2013: A critical year for the Purple Line

The Purple Line, a proposed light-rail line to connect New Carrollton and Bethesda in Maryland, has long been promoted as a way to ease congestion on the Capital Beltway and offer another commuting option between Montgomery and Prince George's counties.

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 07:11am EST

Tags: Purple Line, Ari Ashe, Rushern Baker, Federal Transit Administration, metro, Silver Line, AAA Mid-Atlantic, John B. Townsend, Martin O

Study: Speed cameras slowing down Prince George's drivers

Many drivers dislike speed cameras, and some even see them as a way for governments to line their pockets. But a recent report shows they have slowed down drivers on seven Maryland state roads.

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 06:38am EST

Tags: Ari Ashe, speed cameras, AAA Mid-Atlantic, Mark Magaw

Transportation in 2012: Soaring milestones, harsh misses

As the year comes to a close, the gap between the good and the bad in 2012 transportation has created a roller coaster.

Friday - 12/28/2012, 02:01pm EST

Tags: Kathy Stewart, AAA Mid-Atlantic, transportation, Express Lanes Project, 11th Street Bridge

AAA projects busy holiday travel season

Tuesday - 12/18/2012, 10:19am EST

Tags: AAA Mid-Atlantic, Christmas

Gas prices fall 17 cents in Va. over past week

Gas prices have fallen by an average of 17 cents per gallon in Virginia over the past week.

Monday - 12/17/2012, 11:03am EST

Tags: Gas prices, AAA Mid-Atlantic

Advocates: More Md. road funding needed to keep residents, jobs

A call for increased fees in Maryland is more than just an effort to relieve gridlock, advocates say.

Thursday - 12/13/2012, 06:33am EST

Tags: andrew mollenbeck, gas tax, transportation, Gus Bauman, Roger Berliner, Lon Anderson, AAA Mid-Atlantic

Prepare for unavoidable holiday traffic delays

"Traditionally, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving was the heaviest rush hour of the year. People have realized that doesn't work too well, so we've seen a trend for people to get away as soon as they can conveniently do so," says WTOP Traffic Reporter Bob Marbourg.

Monday - 11/19/2012, 09:31am EST

Tags: travel, Thanksgiving, Bob Marbourg, david dildine, AAA Mid-Atlantic

Thanksgiving road trip could cost more than last year

Prices in the D.C. metro region and around the country are about the same as last Thanksgiving, but much higher in areas affected by Superstorm Sandy.

Sunday - 11/18/2012, 09:38am EST

Tags: Gas prices, Sandy, AAA Mid-Atlantic, Lon Anderson

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