A bridge over the Monocacy River damaged by a truck last month has reopened to traffic after emergency repairs took less time than expected.
From Belle Have to Mount Vernon, the National Park Service plans to study traffic safety along the busy George Washington Parkway and key intersections this year.
Repeated problems with free rides for D.C. students regularly create conflicts and could sometimes lead to attacks on Metrobus operators, a panel of transit industry experts are set to tell Metro’s Board.
Virginia has reached a deal to extend the 95 Express Lanes south toward Fredericksburg, a deal that includes a large enough payment from the private company building the lanes to support an additional I-95 northbound bridge over the Rappahannock River that VDOT had scrapped.
Maryland transportation officials are looking ahead to the upcoming onslaught of summer beach traffic through Annapolis: The multimillion-dollar widening of the Severn River Bridge is on track to be completed by Memorial Day.
A Metro ad that aired across the D.C. area during the second quarter of college football’s National Championship is part of the agency’s efforts to convince rush-hour riders to stick with the transit system.
“The issue now is validation of the market,” said Frank Principi, Woodbridge District Supervisor on the Prince William County Board of Supervisors. “If we build it, will they come?”
Is it cheaper to pay a toll to drive on Interstate 66 during the rush hour or cheaper to ride public transit? That’s the question that some commuters are weighing since tolling began four weeks ago.
Extreme cold conditions for the D.C. region aren’t only making residents shake and shiver, they’re also causing mechanical issues for commuter trains.
Of those considering changes to their commute since tolls began along Interstate 66, carpooling or slugging was the fourth most popular option, according to a WTOP survey of Northern Virginia commuters.
After $40 and higher tolls on Interstate 66 grabbed headlines, WTOP surveyed commuters to find out what’s working and what’s not with the new tolls.
DDOT has proposed the first phase of major service changes to DC Circulator under a long-term Transit Development Plan that include overhauls of two routes and some additional service.
Metro will stay open late for New Year’s Eve revelers, but significant track work is scheduled the day before. See the schedule.
When it comes to how well the region can handle unexpected situations, such as inclement weather or major traffic incidents, D.C. ranks as the worst of 40 major metro areas in the U.S.
Metro will single-track on the Red Line during Christmas weekend and run reduced hours on Christmas Day. Service will also be different for New Year’s.