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U.S. 29, a popular alternate to I-95 in Maryland

It's known by several names: U.S. 29, Colesville Road and Columbia Pike. It's also a road many people use to commute between D.C. and Baltimore to avoid the hassle of Interstate 95 or the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

Wednesday - 03/13/2013, 04:37am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, traffic, I-95, Colesville Road, i-29

D.C. region has second-worst traffic in U.S.

New data from the Census Bureau shows the D.C. region has the nation's second-worst commute, and that 72 percent of workers in the nation's capital live elsewhere.

Tuesday - 03/05/2013, 01:03pm EST

Tags: commute, D.C.,

Local seatbelt campaign for student drivers has somber tone

A ceremony honoring students who pledge to wear seat belts while driving had a somber tone after attendees learned that a Manassas teen, who recently died in a car accident, was not buckled up.

Saturday - 03/02/2013, 07:04am EST

Tags: Ari Ashe, Put it Together, seatbelt safety,

Drivers receive fines for cheating tolls on the Beltway Express Lanes

Since the lanes opened last November, Virginia State Police tell WTOP that law enforcement handed out 51 tickets to drivers who falsely claimed to be a high-occupancy vehicle.

Saturday - 02/16/2013, 09:43am EST

Tags: Ari Ashe, express lanes, tolls, high-occupancy vehicles

Fairfax Connector to add routes from Reston to Silver Line

The Fairfax Connector plans to open 15 new bus routes in 2013 to coincide with the opening of the Metro's Silver Line into Reston.

Friday - 02/08/2013, 04:27am EST

Tags: Ari Ashe, Silver Line, sprawl and crawl, Dulles Rail, reston, Fairfax Connector

Answers on Green Line power outage coming Feb. 14

Answers for January's Green Line power outage will be coming later this month.

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 09:15am EST

Tags: Ari Ashe, Green line, sprawl and crawl,

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 and crawl, Ari Ashe, 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, Ari Ashe

Finding a way to way for an improved transportation system

Recent findings from a report published by the National Capital Region's Transportation Planning Board show that D.C. metro area residents and commuters have varied opinions when it comes to traffic and taxes.

Sunday - 01/27/2013, 08:59am EST

Tags: gas tax, kate Ryan, traffic,

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: Ari Ashe, Purple Line,

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