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Higher parking rates debated for Georgetown, Adams Morgan

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.

Wednesday - 02/06/2013, 04:49am EST

Tags: sprawl & crawl, sprawl and crawl, DDOT, parking, georgetown, Adams Morgan

Pedestrian safety is a priority for some counties, but not all

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.

Sunday - 02/03/2013, 07:11am EST

Tags: pedestrian safety, crosswalks, Arlington County, sprawl & crawl,

Pedestrian safety concerns persist in Montgomery County

Crossing some roads in Montgomery County has proved to be a dangerous task for pedestrians. Officials have recently cracked down on pedestrian safety, and have since seen promising results. However, some residents say more needs to be done to ensure the safety of pedestrians.

Saturday - 02/02/2013, 08:19am EST

Tags: Montgomery County, pedestrian safety,

Transurban: Express Lanes price depends on traffic

Less than three months since the Beltway Express Lanes opened in Fairfax County, listeners are telling WTOP that prices seem to be going up, even outside of rush hour.

Friday - 02/01/2013, 08:00am EST

Tags: sprawl and crawl, Beltway Express Lanes, Pierce Coffee, transurban

Potomac Yard Metro station debated in Alexandria

Potomac Yard is quickly becoming an up-and-coming Alexandria hub with a shopping center, restaurants and condominiums. In the next few years, the area may get a new Metro station.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 07:03am EST

Tags: Potomac Yard, Metro, Bill Euille, Alexandria

Study says Arlington red-light cameras proving effective

A new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety finds that cameras in Arlington County have proven effective at reducing the number of drivers committing red-light violations, along with reducing the number of possible serious crashes. However, its findings are disputed.

Monday - 01/28/2013, 12:57pm EST

Tags: red light cameras, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, The Newspaper

Purple Line would cut time, but funds still lacking

It is still more than a decade away, but the Purple Line could change the way people travel between Montgomery and Prince George's counties.

Saturday - 01/19/2013, 06:53am EST

Tags: Purple Line, sprawl & crawl

For those living near ICC, noise fight continues

A local community group is continuing it's fight against the Maryland Transportation Authority, arguing the noise on the InterCounty Connector is making life in the neighborhood unbearable.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 08:12am EST

Tags: ICC, noise pollution, transportation

Va. Beltway main lanes to get travel times estimates

A change the Virginia Department of Transportation hopes to make in the spring will give Capital Beltway drivers a better idea of whether it's worth their time and money to take the 495 Express Lanes.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 09:33am EST

Tags: Beltway Express Lanes, toll lanes, vdot

Two months later: How are people using the Beltway Express Lanes?

Nearly two months after the Beltway Express Lanes opened, drivers have mixed experiences.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 11:37pm EST

Tags: beltway, express lanes

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