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Man fights 'bogus' D.C. parking ticket for 1 year, 6 months and counting

A federal employee tells WTOP that he's been fighting D.C.'s Department of Motor Vehicles over what he calls a "bogus" parking ticket for a year and a half.

Monday - 03/25/2013, 06:27am EDT

Tags: D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles, sprawl and crawl, Ari Ashe, parking tickets, "bogus" ticket

Changing the length of marathon commutes in Washington

More than a quarter of America's 600,000 mega- commuters, or those who take 90 minutes or longer to get to work, are from the Washington area.

Saturday - 03/23/2013, 06:50am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, United States Census Bureau, Robert Griffiths, Council of Governments

Report: Silver Spring transit hub is 'severely compromised'

The opening of the $112 million Silver Spring Transit Center will be delayed again in the wake of an independent engineering report that found far more structural problems with the hub than county officials previously believed.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 05:12am EDT

Tags: silver spring transit center, Montgomery County Council, ike leggett, Foulger-Pratt Construction, Ari Ashe

Bus rapid transit: Will it solve traffic problems in MoCo?

As lawmakers in Annapolis debate a bill to fund projects like the Purple Line in Montgomery County, a plan for another mass transit option is also in the works.

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 07:37am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, traffic, Purple Line, bus rapid transit

The ultimate D.C. question: To drive or to Metro?

Some people drive into work. Others take Metro, walk or bike. The decision on how to commute often depends on where you live and work.

Monday - 03/18/2013, 07:42am EDT

Tags: Falls Church, National Harbor, Metro, Ari Ashe

Two new express bus routes to Tysons start Monday

The Fairfax Connector bus service will begin two new express routes Monday that use the 495 Express Lanes to provide service from southern Fairfax County to Tysons Corner.

Sunday - 03/17/2013, 05:28pm EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, Fairfax County Connector

Transportation hearing draws crowd, opposition in Md.

More than 300 people turned out before the House Ways and Means Committee to discuss Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to raise the gas tax and replenish the Transportation Trust Fund.

Saturday - 03/16/2013, 12:39am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, Maryland, transportation, sprawl & crawl

Fix needed for U.S. 1 traffic 'nightmare' between Quantico and Fort Belvoir

Commuters traveling the 25 miles from the Quantico Marine Corps Base to Fort Belvoir know how frustrating the stop-and-go trip along U.S. 1 can be. Prince William County officials say they hope state funding will be allocated for two major projects to improve traffic flow.

Thursday - 03/14/2013, 04:51am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, fort belvoir, Quantico, sprawl and crawl, traffic, commute, BRAC, U.S. 1

U.S. 29, a popular alternate to I-95 in Maryland

It's known by several names: U.S. 29, Colesville Road and Columbia Pike. It's also a road many people use to commute between D.C. and Baltimore to avoid the hassle of Interstate 95 or the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

Wednesday - 03/13/2013, 04:37am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, traffic, sprawl & crawl, I-95, Colesville Road, i-29

In 2012, nearly 2M D.C. parking tickets issued

In fiscal year 2012, D.C. issued 1.8 million parking tickets worth $92.5 million, according to records obtained by AAA Mid- Atlantic. Most of those tickets went to drivers who live outside of D.C.

Monday - 03/11/2013, 02:40pm EDT

Tags: parking tickets, DDOT, AAA Mid-Atlantic, john townsend, Ari Ashe

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