Sprawl & Crawl

Ticketbuster: A picture is worth a thousand words with D.C. parking tickets (Photos)

WTOP Ticketbuster has found several instances in which D.C. has not checked ticket photos to catch errors.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 12:11pm EDT

Greenway donating May 15 tolls to charity

Dulles Greenway donating May 15 tolls to charity, hopes to raise $290K

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 08:06am EDT

Baltimore, D.C. rank among least courteous cities on road rage survey

For people who drive in the region, it may not come as a surprise that D.C. and Baltimore drivers are some of the least courteous.

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 11:59am EDT
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Traffic safety campaign set for central Virginia

Law enforcement joining in traffic safety campaign in 15 counties, 6 cities in central Va.

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 06:54am EDT

Kaine: Despite delays, Silver Line will be worth the wait

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine may be one of the Silver Line's biggest fans, and he's not letting the delays in Phase One of the nearly $6 billion project dampen his feelings.

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 06:47am EDT

Roundtable highlights future of Va. transporation projects

Federal funding for transportation projects is running out and northern Virginia is working to avoid putting the brakes on a lot of planned projects.

Monday - 05/12/2014, 06:06pm EDT

Uber expands insurance coverage

What happens if an Uber car is involved in an accident?

Monday - 05/12/2014, 05:38pm EDT

Pothole repair: D.C. fills more than 11K potholes during Potholepalooza

Teeth-rattling potholes can be spotted around the D.C. region after a harsh winter, and road crews have been filling them in the thousands.

Monday - 05/12/2014, 10:16am EDT
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Slope failure continues in Prince George's County neighborhood, residents still displaced

The slope failure in the Piscataway Hills neighborhood of Fort Washington still is being evaluated. People don't know when they'll be allowed back into their homes.

Monday - 05/12/2014, 07:54am EDT

Metro committee approves $1 billion capital budget

It pays for new buses, platform work and escalators, among other things.

Sunday - 05/11/2014, 02:07am EDT
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D.C. bridge reopens to commuters

A shortcut between Silver Spring and Northwest Washington reopened Friday after a six-month project to replace and improve the crossing near Rock Creek Park.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 01:49pm EDT

Distracted driving tickets skyrocket in Md.

Tickets for distracted driving skyrocket after Md. strengthens hand-held cellphone law

Friday - 05/09/2014, 12:31pm EDT

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure: Road closures, participant information, weather

Thousands of people will flock to D.C. Saturday for the Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 10:13am EDT

Metro wants Silver Spring Transit Center safe before takeover

Metro will take on the Silver Spring Transit Center, but only after repairs ensure that the $120 million dollar project, years overdue, is safe.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 05:31am EDT

Safety tips when leaving your car with the valet

Follow these rules when you valet and you and your car should be fine.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 05:02am EDT

Repairs to storm-damaged Columbia Pike begin Monday

Reconstruction on a busy roadway through Montgomery County begins Monday, and commuters should expect lane closures for at least a week, the Maryland State Highway Administration says.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 04:41am EDT

Maryland woman fights 14 tickets on stolen plates in D.C.

When Patricia Cronauer's license plate fell off her car last summer, she never imagined it would kick start a nightmare that one lawmaker calls "a loop of insanity."

Thursday - 05/08/2014, 08:40pm EDT

Va. transportation secretary: Distracted driving a 'major problem'

Drivers in the D.C. area are sending text messages and talking behind the wheel more than last year, despite an increased number of construction projects that clutter roadways and make the practice even more dangerous, a new report finds.

Thursday - 05/08/2014, 12:15pm EDT

S.C. driver killed in crash at 495 Express Lanes entrance

An out-of-town driver hit the brakes suddenly at the entrance to the 495 Express Lanes and the three-car, fiery crash that followed sent five people to the hospital.

Wednesday - 05/07/2014, 07:36pm EDT

Pedestrian struck on Randolph Road

A Ride-On bus struck a woman in her mid-30s Tuesday morning.

Wednesday - 05/07/2014, 02:48pm EDT
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