Maryland, Virginia and D.C. appear to be doing a better job of addressing heavily traveled dilapidated bridges than most of the country, according to a report.
Callers to WTOP’s Traffic Center reported seeing a geyser of water shooting more than a dozen feet into the air and spraying small debris across the roadway in both directions.
The Scope it Out 5K brings road closures on Sunday, March 31 in D.C.
Parts of the southbound and northbound portions of the parkway will close Friday and Saturday night, respectively, for major patch-up jobs on some of the most pothole-ridden sections of road in the D.C. region.
After heated debate, the District is moving forward with new two-way protected bike lanes between Dupont Circle, Foggy Bottom and the National Mall.
The six Blue and Yellow Line stations that Metro will shut down all summer will be closed May 4 and 5 — and possibly other weekends leading up to the monthslong closure that begins weeks later.
Officials investigating the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX crash believe that a new automated stall-prevention system was activated before the plane dived into the ground.
The terrible traffic that rippled across the Washington region Thursday from Loudoun to Largo was largely due to a single major crash on the Capital Beltway near the Legion Bridge that sent drivers scrambling for other options. But there are only so many ways to cross the Potomac River. “This incident demonstrates just how fragile the traffic flow is across our region,” said WTOP Traffic reporter Dave Dildine.
After a horrific traffic backup that shut the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway for more than 13 hours on Thursday, area drivers managed a normal morning commute. Here are some of the stories.
The epic mess on the Capital Beltway’s Inner Loop on Thursday served as another reminder that D.C.-area commuters spend an inordinate number of hours trapped on the highway every year.
Fairfax County and Alexandria leaders were surprised to learn that the shutdown of several Metro stations on the Blue and Orange lines in Northern Virginia this summer might continue impacting traffic into the fall.
When the express lanes open as E-ZPass only lanes this fall, solo drivers will be allowed to use the lanes for a congestion-based price. Carpools with three or more occupants will be allowed to use the lanes for free, just as they are on I-95, with an E-ZPass Flex.
In a bid to win back riders who have fled the system in droves, Metro plans to add some rail service this summer without raising fares and does not plan any significant service cuts. However, the capital budget improved by the Metro Board Thursday does not make any changes to Metro’s late-night service, which was reduced a few years ago
Ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft have redefined what we expect from transportation, hooking customers on the immediacy of on-demand rides with a few clicks on a smartphone.
With the cherry blossoms approaching peak bloom, Metro is preparing for big crowds. Here’s what to expect with getting around D.C. this weekend.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.