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Purple Line among O'Malley announcements Monday

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will make a major transportation announcement in Bethesda on Monday reporting a big step forward on the Purple Line and announcing funding for several road and rail projects for Montgomery County.

Monday - 08/05/2013, 08:04am EDT

Tags: Purple Line, Federal Transit Administration, Coalition for Smarter Growth, Kelly Blynn, Maryland Transportation Secretary Jim Smith, Intercounty Connector, Maryland Transportation Authority, Bruce Gartner, Erin Henson, Maryland Gov. Martin O,

WTOP Exclusive: Victim of indicted Prince George's ticket writer talks with WTOP

In June, Prince George's County ticket writer Antoine Budd was indicted on 41 counts of fraud, perjury and misconduct. Now one alleged victim tells WTOP she still cannot believe what happened to her.

Friday - 08/02/2013, 08:41am EDT

Tags: antoine budd, nina porter, ticket buster, Ticketbuster, Prince George,

Busy D.C. speed cam to get an upgrade

The speed cameras on I-295 near the Blue Plains Water Treatment Plant will be replaced with better cameras.

Thursday - 08/01/2013, 06:01pm EDT

Tags: speed cameras, I-295,

Mass transit could improve Route 7 traffic

Route 7 between Alexandria and Tysons in Virginia is a heavily congested corridor with about 62,000 vehicles on a typical workday.

Sunday - 07/28/2013, 06:53am EDT

Tags: Route 7, Transit Alternatives Study, Mariela Garcia-Colberg, Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, Va. 7, bus-rapid transit, light rail, streetcars

New taxes could alleviate VRE, Metro commutes

Heavy traffic pushes many commuters to Virginia Railway Express and Metro. Both railways are over capacity, but new transportation funding could make the experience much smoother.

Friday - 07/26/2013, 07:48am EDT

Tags: VRE, Metro, commute, Virginia Railway Express, Northern Virginia Transportation Authority

Prince George's ticket writer had issues before ticket scandal

A Prince George's County Revenue Authority employee is charged with writing fraudulent tickets and now WTOP is learning more about why it happened and the employee's past legal problems.

Wednesday - 07/24/2013, 07:04am EDT

Tags: antoine budd, tickets, Ticketbuster, ticket buster,

Woman: Erroneous D.C. ticket came on day of Md. funeral, hospital visit

A Maryland woman who received a parking ticket in Northwest D.C. on the same day she went to both a funeral in Mitchellville and the emergency room in Columbia says she was the victim of an erroneous ticket and won't drive in D.C. anymore.

Friday - 07/19/2013, 07:11am EDT

Tags: Vanessa Newton, Linda Grant, Ticketbuster, DMV, DPW, parking tickets, Lucinda Babers

Metro reviewing Orange, Blue line mixup

Metro and a watchdog group say they are reviewing how a train full of passengers became stranded for hours Wednesday and how an Orange Line was mistaken for a Blue Line train, taking passengers to the wrong station.

Thursday - 07/11/2013, 09:04pm EDT

Tags: Metro, Richard Sarles, 2009 deadly Metro crash

WTOP Exclusive: MTA keeps 2 ICC commuter bus routes off chopping block

A month after riders came out in large numbers to a series of meetings to protest eliminating three Intercounty Connector commuter buses, WTOP has learned two of the buses have been saved.

Thursday - 07/11/2013, 07:23am EDT

Tags: Intercounty Connector, commuter buses, ICC

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