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A Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments study finds that more commuters will carpool to work because traffic is projected to increase 70 percent by 2040. But transportation officials argue a more robust Metro system could help mitigate the traffic.
At the same time drivers sit in the bumper-to-bumper traffic that plagues weekday commutes on I-66, an in-depth discussion is going on in regards to long-term solutions to solve the congestion woes along one the busiest highways in our region.
Transportation planners warn of a "devastating effect" following the implementation of new transportation allowances that hit Jan. 1 for federal employees.
The rain made the morning commute along the Capital Beltway slow and dreary. For many drivers, the faster ride on the 495 Express Lanes may have looked enticing -- until they saw the toll rate.
A more than 5-mile stretch of Route 606 in Loudoun County will be widened to reduce backups and commute times.
A new survey from Allstate ranks D.C. drivers as the worst in the nation besting even New York City.
The plan reworks the Fairfax Connector bus network to serve Metro's new Silver Line when it opens later this year.
At a public hearing before the Montgomery County Planning Board Thursday evening, more than 50 residents testified about bus-rapid transit.
This fall, a project to widen U.S. 1/Richmond Highway between Telegraph Road and Mount Vernon Memorial Highway will begin to help ease the commute to Fort Belvoir.
D.C. Mayor Vince Gray says new transportation strategies will need to be explored to accommodate the area's growing population.
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