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New ramp will ease commute out of D.C.

Soon, it'll be easier to take another route out of the District through a busy corridor.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 08:13am EDT

Tags: Sarah Didrik, 11th street bridge project, H Street corridor

Alexandria to add bike lanes on King Street

After more than six hours of debate, the Alexandria City Council unanimously approved a plan to add bike lanes on King Street on Saturday.

Sunday - 03/16/2014, 09:04am EDT

Tags: alexandria, bike lanes

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Would Md. ICC toll discount draw more drivers?

As the Intercounty Connector remains relatively unused, one candidate for Maryland governor wants to offer an incentive to commuters to drive the toll road.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 05:22am EST

Tags: Intercounty Connector, Doug Gansler, tolls, sprawl and crawl, ari ashe

Metro rate-hike plan assailed as unfair to poor, disabled

At the first of six public meetings on a proposed Metro fare hike, several dozen people came to the Greenbelt Marriott to criticize the plan as punitive to the poor and disabled.

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 05:44am EST

Tags: ari ashe, Metro, fare increase, fare hike

Improvements coming to Route 1 near Ft. Belvoir

Ft. Belvoir is one of the largest military bases in our region and that makes commuting there a nightmare.

Sunday - 01/05/2014, 07:26am EST

Tags: Fairfax County Supervisor Jeff McKay, ari ashe, ft. belvoir, Route 1,

D.C. region's worst rush hours of 2013

Here are WTOP's five worst rush hours of 2013. Each featured major incidents and extreme, widespread delays that affected tens of thousands of motorists far and wide.

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 08:49am EST

Tags: traffic, dave dildine

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National Gateway project's progress to ease traffic congestion in region

A milestone this week marks a big step toward keeping more trucks from crowding key highways in the D.C. area including on Interstate 95.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 08:16am EDT

Tags: csx, railroad, national gateway project, max smith, port

Next transformation for Tysons: Clyde's

Fairfac County staffers are recommending approval of the 5.79-acre Tysons Central at the intersection of Leesburg Pike and Chain Bridge Road, adjacent to Metro's Greensboro station on the Silver Line. Led by NV Commercial Inc. and Clyde's Real Estate Group Inc., the $750 million redevelopment will feature six new buildings constructed atop a single, conjoined parking structure totaling as much as 2 million square feet.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 12:30pm EDT

Tags: Clydes, development, tysons

Second phase of Silver Line begins

Preliminary work is under way this weekend at Dulles Airport on the second phase of the Silver Line.

Sunday - 08/11/2013, 11:21am EDT

Tags: max smith, Silver Line,

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