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Report: Blame Uncle Sam for congestion on your commute

A report released Tuesday finds that the federal government is to blame for congested commutes by offering too many incentives to drive and too few to use mass transit.

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 05:38am EST

Tags: traffic, Ari Ashe

Study: As D.C. congestion increases, carpools to pick up slack

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.

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 09:02pm EST

Tags: COG, carpool, Metrorail, Ari Ashe

Companies propose solutions to fix I-66 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.

Wednesday - 12/11/2013, 08:17am EST

Tags: I-66, vdot, Ari Ashe

Drop in federal transit subsidy could worsen congestion

Transportation planners warn of a "devastating effect" following the implementation of new transportation allowances that hit Jan. 1 for federal employees.

Thursday - 11/21/2013, 05:24pm EST

Tags: transit allowance, federal employees, Metro, andrew mollenbeck

Drivers hit with high toll rate on Express Lanes

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.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 04:12pm EDT

Tags: 495 express lanes, tolls, Capital Beltway, Hank Silverberg

Loudoun commuter route to be widened to ease backups

A more than 5-mile stretch of Route 606 in Loudoun County will be widened to reduce backups and commute times.

Wednesday - 10/23/2013, 03:19pm EDT

Tags: route 606, Dulles International Airport, MWAA, Virginia Department of Transportation, construction, Hank Silverberg

Report: D.C. drivers are worst in nation

A new survey from Allstate ranks D.C. drivers as the worst in the nation besting even New York City.

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 05:34am EDT

Tags: driver safety, car insurance, Allstate Insurance, Megan Cloherty,

Fairfax approves bus service plan for Silver Line

The plan reworks the Fairfax Connector bus network to serve Metro's new Silver Line when it opens later this year.

Wednesday - 06/05/2013, 06:42am EDT

Tags: Fairfax County Connector, Ari Ashe, traffic, commute, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

Montgomery County residents speak out on bus rapid transit

At a public hearing before the Montgomery County Planning Board Thursday evening, more than 50 residents testified about bus-rapid transit.

Friday - 05/17/2013, 07:21am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, Montgomery County Planning, traffic, bus rapid transit

Widening of U.S. 1 to ease Fort Belvoir commute

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.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 04:24am EDT

Tags: sprawl & crawl, Ari Ashe, BRAC, fort belvoir, Chris Landgraf, U.S. 1, Telegraph Road

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