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.
Chanting “no more deaths,” more than 50 cyclists rallied Thursday outside city hall. They want D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser to prioritize her “Vision Zero” initiative, which aims for no pedestrian deaths by 2024.
If you felt like traffic around the D.C. area was particularly awful Wednesday, it really was: The effects of a fatal crash on the Woodrow Wilson Bridge rippled throughout the Capital Beltway.
Frustrating traffic backups on the Capital Beltway won’t disappear anytime soon. But some interesting transportation trends and factors are slowing the increase of the total amount of travel on area roads.
A Cars.com survey found the D.C. area has the longest average commute of five metropolitan areas surveyed, the greatest percentage of people who enjoy their commutes — and the commuters most likely to swear while driving.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.