With the 95 Express Lanes expected to open in mid-December, toll lane operator Transurban gave WTOP a tour of the new stretch between Stafford and Prince William counties.
The new 95 Express Lanes are set to open. Sprawl and Crawl reporter Ari Ashe answers commuters\’ questions about the toll lanes.
Drivers should prepare for traffic changes near D.C.\’s Union
Station and Third Street Tunnel Tuesday.
Transportation experts call it the silver bullet, the
game-changer, the home run: something that will solve traffic on Interstate 66 in Prince William and
Fairfax counties. And it should be running early next year.
After WTOP profiled two drivers facing bills totaling $30,000 for unpaid trips on the 495 Express Lanes, the toll operator of the lanes is defending itself against charges of price gouging.
Maryland voters approved a constitutional amendment on Tuesday to protect transportation money.
Fairfax County voters approved a $100 million transportation bond on Tuesday night.
Montgomery and Prince George\’s County Democrats came together on Thursday to criticize Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan on his opposition to the Purple Line, while key questions remain about the future of the Intercounty Connector under the next governor.
The Virginia Department of Transportation says it will pursue High-Occupancy Toll (HOT) Lanes as the way to solve congestion from the Capital Beltway to U.S. 15.
The Columbia Pike streetcar line would run 7.4 miles from the Skyline section of Fairfax County to Pentagon City and eventually the Crystal City Metro station, connecting to the Metro Transitway along U.S. Route 1 towards Alexandria.
While most people applauded the opening of the Silver Line during
the July launch, a group of bus riders and carpoolers believes the new service is
making their commutes harder.
With the Silver Line opening soon in Virginia, WTOP is answering some of the questions you will have.
As many in the region plan for a summer getaway to the beaches in Virginia or North Carolina, transportation leaders are reminding drivers to expect some delays on any trip south on Interstate 95.
Starting Monday, it\’s going to cost a little more to use the Metro system — and to park at Metro stations.
It\’s been six months since the Silver Line was supposed to open in Fairfax County. But the delays have actually been a good thing — at least for the people running the Fairfax Connector.
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