Sprawl & Crawl

Metro: expect longer weekend waits on some lines

Metro: Expect longer weekend waits on red, orange lines; Greenbelt station closed

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 07:24am EDT

Road improvements underway at Fort Belvoir

A major road construction project is getting underway on U.S. Route 1 near Fort Belvoir.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 02:12pm EDT

How irritating a commuter are you?

WTOP's David Burd reports.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 08:33am EDT

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Virginia leaders offer solutions to I-66 gridlock

Every day, thousands of people sit in traffic on Interstate 66. And while the Virginia Department of Transportation studies the I-66 corridor from the Capital Beltway to US 15, state officials have a variety of ideas on how to lessen the gridlock.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 08:15am EDT

E-ZPass transponders available at more Va. sites

Virginia officials are making E-ZPass transponders available at more sites in Hampton Roads and Richmond.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 06:39am EDT

Road closures announced for half marathon

The Nike Women's Half Marathon will close roads throughout Downtown D.C. Sunday morning.

Sunday - 04/27/2014, 08:21am EDT

Route 1 widening project commences

Sprawl & Crawl: Rt. 1 near Fort Belvoir to get wider

Sunday - 04/27/2014, 01:52am EDT

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Eight vehicle accident on Baltimore-Washington Parkway

The U.S. Park Police report that eight vehicles were involved and two people were arrested for drug possession in an accident early Saturday morning on the B-W Parkway.

Saturday - 04/26/2014, 07:25am EDT

Roads or subways: NoVa officials debate future of transportation

As Virginia transportation officials met to discuss a six-year vision this week, lawmakers and residents debated the role of highways and mass transit for commuters.

Saturday - 04/26/2014, 03:46am EDT
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Ticketbuster: D.C. procedure exposes thousands of Md. and Va. drivers to bad tickets

Drivers' complaints helped uncover a larger problem in the ticketing program in the District of Columbia that lacks proper safeguards to protect innocent drivers, mostly from Maryland and Virginia.

Friday - 04/25/2014, 02:13am EDT
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Deal reached to turn Silver Line over to Metro

An agreement has been reached that will turn the Silver Line project over to Metro, paving the way for the new subway line to open this summer.

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 03:48pm EDT

Va. toll road could cost $500m, not be built

Troubled Route 460 project could cost Va. taxpayers $500 million and not be built

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Resurfacing leaves Georgia Avenue commute bumpy after brutal winter

After a brutal winter, many of the roads across the region could be mistaken for the surface of the moon.

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 08:05am EDT

A once-spacious Loudoun County area tries to deal with traffic tie-ups

Back around 2000, those living in South Riding, Brambleton, Arcola and Stoneridge didn't have to worry about traffic. In 2014, it's a daily part of their lives.

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 07:54am EDT

Dulles Rail nears key date for completion

Airport authority officials say they will announce this week whether the Silver Line meets key safety and construction benchmarks and the project can move into a testing and training phase.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 06:02pm EDT

Gas leak reported in Bethesda

The gas leak is along Wisconsin Avenue.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 12:17pm EDT

Gov. McAuliffe to meet with MWAA about Silver Line progress

Gov. Terry McAuliffe is looking for more details about Northern Virginia's long-delayed Silver Line at a meeting with leaders of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Tuesday.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 11:12am EDT

Silver Spring Transit Center opening could slip into 2015

The extent of repairs and reinforcements needed to the steel beams that form the Silver Spring Transit Center will determine when the facility will open. And Montgomery County officials don't know yet what changes will be required.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 04:42am EDT

Hot properties in the D.C. area

MRIS Homes released the 10 most expensive homes on the market in the D.C. metro area. As of April 11, prices ranged from $8 million to $22 million.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 12:34pm EDT

95 Express Lanes slated to open on time

Commuters have suffered through construction related delays for long enough. The Interstate 95 and 395 lanes are scheduled to open on time.

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 08:04am EDT
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