Road services and public transportation are observing the New Year’s Day holiday on Monday, Jan. 2. Find out how this will affect your travel plans.
The region’s roads and bridges are slowly deteriorating under the weight of constant traffic and years of deferred maintenance. In the second installment of WTOP’s Crumbling Capital series, Dave Dildine takes a look at few that exemplify the state of the area’s infrastructure.
In traffic-choked northern Virginia, Fairfax County continues to explore ways to lure people from their cars and onto public transportation.
WASHINGTON — Snow-fighting crews from northern Virginia to suburban Maryland are getting ready to throw on their boots, climb into their trucks and lower their plow blades. “We’ll have about 1,480 trucks across northern Virginia…
WASHINGTON – A burst of heavy snow at the height of the morning rush mixed with higher than expected accumulation set up the conditions for a disastrous Tuesday morning commute. Instead of the predicted 1…
Bridges and roads around the United States are crumbling
after decades of wear and tear, and a new strategy is needed to replenish the
funds for improvement, former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says.
Concerns from drivers that cyclists and pedestrians get
too much attention and funding are often focused inside the Beltway, but now members of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors have concerns
that the \”war on cars\” is nudging its way into the suburbs.
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.