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To accommodate service on the Metro's future Silver Line, the Fairfax County Department of Transportation may eliminate bus service to the Pentagon and Crystal City, a proposal that could affect thousands of federal workers.
With the clock ticking for reaching a deal on transportation funding, lawmakers in Annapolis heard testimony Wednesday on Senate President Mike Miller's proposal to add a 3 percent sales tax on gas and to allow local counties to raise the gas tax to 5 percent.
Some Reston residents are worried that the opening the first phase of Metro's Silver Line will make traffic worse near one of the stations scheduled to open at the end of the year.
Since the lanes opened last November, Virginia State Police tell WTOP that law enforcement handed out 51 tickets to drivers who falsely claimed to be a high-occupancy vehicle.
Without new money the Purple Line and the Corridor Cities Transitway may be put on hold, and one Montgomery County councilmember believes the governor needs to take a more active role so that doesn't happen.
Red-light camera tickets were up 343 percent between Aug. 1, 2012 and Dec. 31, 2012 compared with the same period in 2011, according to an analysis by WTOP and AAA Mid-Atlantic.
The Fairfax Connector plans to open 15 new bus routes in 2013 to coincide with the opening of the Metro's Silver Line into Reston.
Answers for January's Green Line power outage will be coming later this month.
New parking rates could come to several popular destinations, including Georgetown and Adams Morgan in late 2013 or early 2014, according to the D.C. Department of Transportation.
Crossing a street in the D.C. metro area can prove challenging for bikers and pedestrians, but some jurisdictions are doing a better job than others when it comes to balancing pedestrian and driver safety.
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