One promise of ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft was fewer cars clogging city streets. But studies suggest the opposite.
Drivers on Tuesday headed out for the morning rush later in the day as ice and fog lingered throughout the D.C. region. The icy conditions prompted some school systems to change from opening late to not opening at all. Here are photos of the early morning fog that hovered over the region and ice from around the area.
The National Weather Service is watching a swiftly-moving batch of snow showers that could affect Thursday morning travel. A small amount of snow can cause big traffic problems in the D.C. region.
She ran on a pledge to reduce traffic congestion on Route 28. Now, Virginia’s newly elected delegate gets to work.
A $1.2 billion loan has been approved by the federal government, to be used to build new private toll lanes on Interstate 66.
Looking to avoid the traffic on your return to D.C. this Labor Day weekend? See the best times to travel area roads on the way back to the District.
A Prince George’s County police officer found a car stopped on the Beltway shortly before midnight Saturday; inside was an Upper Marlboro man with gunshot wounds, dead.
The Express Lanes were closed for hours between the Prince William Parkway and Route 123 following a crash at mile marker 159 near Woodbridge.
D.C. police say multiple cars crashed on the inbound lanes of New York Avenue NE at around 3:10 a.m. Authorities have cleared the crash and all lanes have reopened.
When should weekend holiday travelers plan on returning to the D.C. area and what will traffic look like? WTOP’s traffic expert Dave Dildine shares his advice.
Weekend plans across the region could be slowed by extra traffic jams, Metro shutdown and track work and protests in D.C.
The D.C. area endures the second-longest average commute every day. It takes drivers an average of 32.2 minutes on a one-way commute to get to and from work.
More than one million photo-enforced tickets were given to drivers in the District in the last fiscal year, which marks a massive year-over-year increase of nearly 70 percent.
The nation’s capital doesn’t have the worst traffic in the U.S., but it does fall in the 10 most congested cities in the country, according to a new study. Globally, D.C. traffic is worse than Istanbul, Turkey, according to the global scorecard produced by data firm, Inrix.
Drivers in D.C. are more likely to encounter traffic-clogged streets and longer-than-normal trips during the evening rush-hour commute, according to a new study on traffic congestion released by the District Department of Transportation.