Sprawl & Crawl

Another 400 apartment units coming to booming Tysons Corner

Greystar plans to start work soon on a 34-story high-rise near the Silver Line's Spring Hill Metro station to be called Elan Tysons West after acquiring the development site earlier this month from a a joint venture including The Georgelas Group LLC. The 400-unit high-rise, with about 6,500 square feet of ground-floor retail, is just one of several parcels Georgelas took through the Fairfax County entitlement process.

Tuesday - 07/08/2014, 03:29pm EDT

Arlington releases streetcar videos as Rt. 1 busway nears opening

A new rapid busway is set to open next month that will give Arlington and Alexander commuters an alternate to driving U.S. Route 1. Meanwhile Arlington continues to defends its planned Columbia Pike streetcar line.

Tuesday - 07/08/2014, 01:12pm EDT

Silver Line will link Smithsonian's space museum

Silver Line will bring 1st public transit link between Smithsonian's space museum locations

Tuesday - 07/08/2014, 11:47am EDT

Fire damages Silver Spring restaurant

A fire at a Silver Spring, Maryland, restaurant caused a road to close Tuesday morning.

Tuesday - 07/08/2014, 08:32am EDT

Council to examine D.C.'s pothole efforts

The condition of the District's roads and the responsiveness to complaints about needed patchwork will be the subject of a council hearing Tuesday.

Tuesday - 07/08/2014, 04:48am EDT

Ways to avoid miles-long delays during summer getaways

Travelers returning from holiday weekend getaways Sunday found themselves stuck in stop-and-go traffic for hours, and it was some of the worst traffic WTOP's Director of Traffic and Transit Operations has ever seen.

Monday - 07/07/2014, 06:17pm EDT
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Metro answers Silver Line questions in online chat

Lynn Bowersox, Metro's assistant general manager for customer service, communications and marketing, answered questions from future Silver Line readers recently in an online chat.

Monday - 07/07/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Metro running on Saturday schedule for July Fourth

Metro operating on Saturday schedule for July Fourth, more trains planned around fireworks

Friday - 07/04/2014, 06:27am EDT

VRE making accommodations for holiday rush

VRE makes plans to accommodate riders leaving early for holiday weekend

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 11:52am EDT

Study: Frederick County short on meeting ADA rules

Study finds shortcomings in Frederick County meeting disability act standards

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 07:44am EDT

Crowds and traffic for the Fourth of July: Caution is the key

Heading down to the National Mall for the Fourth of July? Between the traffic, the parking and the crowds, it's going to be an experience.

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 06:42am EDT

State police to highlight impaired driving efforts

Md. state police to highlight efforts of year-old patrol team focused on impaired driving

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 08:47am EDT

Va. sets 35 mph speed limit on unpaved roads

New Virginia law limits speed limit to all unpaved roads to 35 mph

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 08:44am EDT

The nation's worst drivers

Chris Core, commentator

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 06:14pm EDT

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Metro choosing its first Silver Line riders

It's been a long time coming and now there's a sweepstakes to be among the first to ride Metro's new Silver Line.

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 01:16pm EDT

1 dead after Prince William Parkway two-vehicle crash

One person is dead and another is injured after a crash that closed a part of the Prince William Parkway early Tuesday morning.

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 10:06am EDT

Conflicting parking signs in D.C.? Sorry, you're still guilty (Videos)

Lisa Foreman got a ticket, even though she parked under a green sign. Now she wants the fine rescinded.

Monday - 06/30/2014, 08:17am EDT

Md. gas tax set to go up less than half a penny

Maryland gas tax set to go up less than half a penny as part of inflationary adjustment

Monday - 06/30/2014, 07:50am EDT

Va. 29 road project could face delays

Concerts and traffic might delay work on the Va. 29/Linton Hall Road interchange.

Monday - 06/30/2014, 06:22am EDT

Increase in Metro fares, parking fees begin Monday

Starting Monday, it's going to cost a little more to use the Metro system -- and to park at Metro stations.

Sunday - 06/29/2014, 02:12am EDT
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