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What you need to know: Express Lanes Q&A

The new 95 Express Lanes are set to open. Sprawl and Crawl reporter Ari Ashe answers commuters' questions about the toll lanes.

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 04:01pm EST

Tags: sprawl and crawl, 95 Express Lanes, Ari Ashe

Preview of the 95 Express Lanes (Video)

With the 95 Express Lanes expected to open in mid-December, toll lane operator Transurban gave WTOP a tour of the new stretch between Stafford and Prince William counties.

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 01:32pm EST

Tags: 95 Express Lanes, Ari Ashe, Stafford County, toll lanes

Lane closures begin for D.C.'s Third Street Tunnel Project

Drivers should prepare for traffic changes near D.C.'s Union Station and Third Street Tunnel Tuesday.

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 10:32am EST

Tags: traffic, Third Street Tunnel, Third Street Tunnel Project

New technology will make I-66 commutes more predictable

Transportation experts call it the silver bullet, the game-changer, the home run: something that will solve traffic on Interstate 66 in Prince William and Fairfax counties. And it should be running early next year.

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 01:27pm EST

Tags: sprawl and crawl, Ari Ashe, I-66, Interstate 66

Transurban denies price-gouging in cases of five-figure fines

After WTOP profiled two drivers facing bills totaling $30,000 for unpaid trips on the 495 Express Lanes, the toll operator of the lanes is defending itself against charges of price gouging.

Friday - 11/07/2014, 04:42am EST

Tags: sprawl and crawl, transurban, 495 express lanes, express lanes

Fairfax County voters OK transportation bond

Fairfax County voters approved a $100 million transportation bond on Tuesday night.

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 05:36am EST

Tags: sprawl and crawl, Silver Line, Election

Maryland voters pass constitutional amendment on transportation money

Maryland voters approved a constitutional amendment on Tuesday to protect transportation money.

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 05:33am EST

Tags: sprawl and crawl, transportation, Transportation Trust Fund

Md. officials debate Purple Line and ICC tolls

Montgomery and Prince George's County Democrats came together on Thursday to criticize Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan on his opposition to the Purple Line, while key questions remain about the future of the Intercounty Connector under the next governor.

Friday - 10/17/2014, 04:54am EDT

Tags: ICC, Intercounty Connector, sprawl and crawl, Ari Ashe

I-66 to get toll lanes outside, but not inside Beltway

The Virginia Department of Transportation says it will pursue High-Occupancy Toll (HOT) Lanes as the way to solve congestion from the Capital Beltway to U.S. 15.

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 04:40am EDT

Tags: hot lanes, hov lanes, Ari Ashe

Arlington board passes streetcar money

The Columbia Pike streetcar line would run 7.4 miles from the Skyline section of Fairfax County to Pentagon City and eventually the Crystal City Metro station, connecting to the Metro Transitway along U.S. Route 1 towards Alexandria.

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 08:47am EDT

Tags: streetcar, Arlington County Board, Arlington, Fairfax County, Ari Ashe

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