Already gridlocked, the D.C. area is expected to grow significantly over the next 25 years. But transportation planners say there are ways to keep traffic moving.
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 Washington Nationals’ home opener Thursday afternoon also starts another annual tradition — traffic jams near the stadium in Southeast. Here are some alternatives for people going to the game and a look at some things that have changed with parking near Nationals Park.
A team of George Washington University students and professors has won a $25,000 award from the District to continue developing an app that would provide D.C. drivers with real-time information on traffic congestion and crashes.
Compare a 40-hour workweek to how much time people waste in traffic in the D.C. area and you’d be sitting around for nearly a month, according to number crunching by INRIX, Inc. that ranks the region’s congestion as second worst in the nation.
The weekslong partial federal government shutdown has made morning commutes significantly quieter, a new regional analysis found.
The new tour bus parking zones in D.C. are expected to all be in effect by spring of next year, just in time for the peak tourist season. The goal is to create safe and easy places for passengers to get on and off motor coaches.
Weighing widening roads against providing better alternatives to sitting in traffic is a key focus for D.C., Maryland and Virginia’s transportation bosses.
Unlike in previous years, Tuesday, not Wednesday, is expected to be the worst traffic day this Thanksgiving season. Here’s what you can expect.
Construction delays and big holiday crowds mean you’ll have to add extra time to fly in or out of the D.C. region’s airports for much of the next month and a half.
A weeklong traffic enforcement blitz is underway throughout D.C., prompted by concerns over a spike in traffic-related fatalities over 2017.
The first crash, involving four vehicles, killed a Manassas man and sent two other drivers to the hospital. A second accident hours later worsened eastbound traffic.
Why get stuck in traffic when you can just jog to work? For some D.C. residents, that’s fast becoming the commute of choice to shorten time trapped in a car.
With high-resolution sensors, 3D imaging technology, and an overall stealthier build, these new speed cameras can detect and track up to 32 vehicles at one time in up to six lanes of traffic.
“Just laying down more miles of pavement doesn’t make for a reliable commute,” said a veteran of several regional boards on traffic. Here’s what you can do to help make your commute easier.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.