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A milestone this week marks a big step toward keeping more trucks from crowding key highways in the D.C. area including on Interstate 95.
Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 08:16am EDT
A new study finds that people who lie during a texting or online conversation take longer to respond.
Monday - 09/09/2013, 10:21am EDT
It's the question that drivers on the Virginia side of the Beltway face every day: are the Express Lanes worth it?
Tuesday - 09/03/2013, 04:51am EDT
The Fairfax County Department of Transportation says "vanpooling" is becoming more
common -- but what is it?
Monday - 08/26/2013, 04:33am EDT
Cyclists are hitting the road in growing numbers across the Washington area and a new push in Fairfax County could convince even more people to pedal their way around.
Saturday - 08/24/2013, 09:04am EDT
Webcams are the latest tech gadget that pose a threat to your privacy threat. So how can you protect yourself.
Saturday - 08/17/2013, 07:21am EDT
As yet another aide to Mayor Vincent Gray's campaign is charged in connection with a corruption investigation, Councilwoman Mary Cheh says any candidates who benefited from the so-called "shadow campaign" should come forward.
Monday - 08/12/2013, 05:52pm EDT
Preliminary work is under way this weekend at Dulles Airport on the second phase of the Silver Line.
Sunday - 08/11/2013, 11:21am EDT
County fairs, construction of the 95 Express Lanes and road work along the new Silver Line will delay travelers through the D.C. region this weekend.
Friday - 08/09/2013, 04:39pm EDT
D.C. United fans are ecstatic about plans for a new stadium, but many are wary that the deal could still fall apart.
Friday - 07/26/2013, 05:39pm EDT
Driving on the Beltway could soon be old news, because new technology lets the car do the driving for you.
Monday - 07/15/2013, 07:16am EDT
Hundreds of friends and family gathered Friday at the National Cathedral to remember Andrew Pochter, a teacher who was killed during the protests in Egypt.
Friday - 07/12/2013, 02:14pm EDT
Credit and debit card purchases may not be as private as you think, according to a new report.
Monday - 07/08/2013, 07:53am EDT
Creditors are taking over operations of a state-owned toll
road outside Richmond that is run by the same company that runs the 495
Express Lanes, though a representative of the company denies that there are
problems regarding the Beltway lanes.
Monday - 06/17/2013, 05:45am EDT
Thousands of people across the Washington area and across the country who lost their homes to foreclosure are about to get checks in the mail.
Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 01:13pm EDT
Would you pay more for better transportation technology? Eight in 10 people surveyed in D.C., New York and Los Angeles say they'd pay more for technology, if it meant shorter lines.
Monday - 06/03/2013, 04:25am EDT
The U.S. national team took on Germany on Sunday at RFK Stadium.
Sunday - 06/02/2013, 02:28pm EDT
The Alexandria City Council this week moved to require all cabs in the city to accept credit cards by September, with fares remaining the same. And this weekend, the first D.C. cabs with credit-card readers are on the road. With them comes a new fare structure.
Sunday - 06/02/2013, 01:03pm EDT
The map that defines the way many Washington-area residents think of their neighborhoods and commutes needs a new look.
Saturday - 05/25/2013, 07:15pm EDT
The goal posts are now in the ground at the new training camp site for the Washington Redskins, the latest sign of significant progress on the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center.
Sunday - 05/12/2013, 07:04am EDT