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Arlington streetcars: Boon or boondoggle

At a heated town hall on Wednesday night on the topic of bringing streetcars to Arlington, opponents came out with signs and interrupted answers from county board members.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 05:15pm EDT

Tags: sprawl and crawl, Arlingtonians for Sensible Transit

Popular bus routes saved for Pentagon commuters

Two popular express bus routes connecting Reston to the Pentagon and Crystal City have been saved from the chopping block.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 06:28am EDT

Tags: sprawl & crawl, Fairfax County Department of Transportation, Fairfax Connector, pentagon, Metro, Silver Line

Wounded warriors can't find parking for treatment at Walter Reed

Staffers at Walter Reed have been parking in the parking garage for patients, and that's prompted changes.

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 11:09am EDT

Tags: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, parking, sprawl & crawl, military

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, 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: 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,

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: 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,

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: 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: Maryland, transportation, sprawl & crawl

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