In the future, Northern Virginia commuters could be offered cash to change their commutes. Artificial intelligence could analyze traffic in real time. Incentives could be offered to drivers to change the time they leave, their routes or the modes of transportation they use.
The four U.S. senators who represent Maryland and Virginia are raising concerns that spies could potentially infiltrate Metro if the transit agency decides to buy rail cars from China.
Virginia saw higher than expected usage over the past year of Amtrak routes and a new intercity bus service connecting the D.C. region to Harrisonburg and Blacksburg.
To avoid even worse traffic in coming years, Virginia needs to raise taxes to pay for basic transit maintenance beyond major needs for Metro, a final report submitted to the General Assembly on Monday concludes.
An Amtrak Acela Express on its way to Washington derailed in New York’s Penn Station Friday morning. New Jersey Transit said there were several minor injuries to riders and crew members on its train.
There are a number of traffic and transit changes Monday due to Columbus Day, even as many private sector workers report as usual.
The move takes into account feedback from residents, who’ve expressed a sense of being left behind when it comes to county services.
Arlington County hopes to teach locals about its “Car-Free Diet” initiative with a catchy new music video.
Starting in August, Joe Leader will be Metro’s new Chief Operating Officer overseeing rail, bus and paratransit. Metro also is adding oversight of Metro Transit Police and parking to Leader’s job.
Prince George’s County leaders encouraged commuters to avoid Metro and to either telework, flex their work hours or to find another mass transit option during the 16-day track closure that begin June 18.
Fairfax County supervisors debated Tuesday how to turn around Metro and what role the county will play in that transformation as county residents struggled to get to work and school amid the first week of scheduled rush hour repairs along the Orange and Silver lines.
Most WTOP listeners say they aren’t planning to change their commute at all when Metro’s 10 months of repairs begin this week.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser warns that Metro’s 10 months of service reductions and closed tracks will affect all commuters and they should plan now for delays and traffic headaches.
Metro’s initial surge of long-delayed maintenance on the Orange and Silver lines in Northern Virginia has commuters scrambling to find alternative transportation. Here’s what commuters can expect, as well as some options to help navigate Metro’s track work.
Metro’s SafeTrack program, a large-scale reconstruction project that will require trains to share a single track and create delays all over the system for close to a year is only a few days away, and a local business official says commuters aren’t ready.
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