Sprawl & Crawl

Fixes continue on the Silver Spring Transit Center

Montgomery County Council members questioned the cost and the ongoing construction problems that have held up the opening of the Silver Spring Transit Center during a briefing Tuesday on the long-delayed and over-budget facility.

Wednesday - 11/20/2013, 07:31am EST

A dream come true: A flying car in production

Imagine being miles above traffic. In the D.C. region, driving something more like the DeLorean in "Back to the Future" would definitely improve rush hour. Now, a Massachusetts company is making the dream of flying cars a reality.

Wednesday - 11/20/2013, 05:22am EST
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D.C.'s Union Station among most beautiful in the world

You may rush through Union Station on your way to the Metro or to the next train, but if you stop and take a moment, you may see why Travel + Leisure recently named the station one of the most beautiful in the world.

Tuesday - 11/19/2013, 08:48am EST

Amtrak reopens service between D.C. and Baltimore

Amtrak had temporarily suspended service between Baltimore and Washington as a crane tows a disabled train from the Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel. Service has been restored.

Tuesday - 11/19/2013, 08:42am EST

Metro: longer waits for weekend trains on 3 lines

Metro says riders of red, orange and blue lines may experience weekend delays

Tuesday - 11/19/2013, 07:13am EST

Blue Line train strikes deer

A Metro train struck at deer at the Addison Road station during the Monday morning rush hour, causing delays on the Blue Line.

Monday - 11/18/2013, 09:58am EST

Some Red Line riders to get refunds after multiple delays

Metro will issue more than 500 refunds to riders who complained about delays this past week on the Red Line.

Friday - 11/15/2013, 05:59pm EST

Metro pledges improved service in wake of multiple Red Line delays

After three major problems on the Metro's Red Line in just the last week led to rush hour delays, Metro's general manager Thursday apologized to riders and promised that service would improve.

Friday - 11/15/2013, 06:57am EST
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One year later: 495 Express Lane debate is between saving time and money

This weekend marks one year since the 495 Express Lanes opened, but drivers still struggle with whether a consistently fast commute -- even during rush hour -- is worth the price.

Thursday - 11/14/2013, 11:17pm EST

Midday work to close section of Canal Road

A stretch of Canal Road in the District will be closed from Nov. 19 to 21 for midday shoulder and curb work.

Thursday - 11/14/2013, 01:47pm EST

Metro GM apologizes for Red Line problems

Metro riders experienced yet another morning of delays Thursday.

Thursday - 11/14/2013, 10:11am EST

Pile-up crash causes delays on NB I-395 (Photo)

A crash involving a two-vehicle pile-up caused delays on northbound I-395 in Virginia Thursday morning.

Thursday - 11/14/2013, 09:47am EST

Metro: no Yellow Line service this weekend

Metro: no yellow line service this weekend, buses to replace trains on part of green line

Wednesday - 11/13/2013, 11:47pm EST
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D.C. driver facing $905 in fines will file complaint against officer

One month later, D.C. police are still not saying much about a bizarre traffic stop near Eastern Market that resulted in six tickets and $905 in fines, other than that the department will only investigate the incident if the driver files a complaint against the officer.

Wednesday - 11/13/2013, 03:05pm EST

Cracked rail causes single-tracking on Metro's Orange Line

Metro is warning of delays on the Orange Line due to a cracked rail.

Wednesday - 11/13/2013, 12:31pm EST

Va Beach to consider light rail, maglev proposals

Virginia Beach Council to consider light rail and maglev proposals

Wednesday - 11/13/2013, 09:29am EST

15th Street cycle track brings concerns for bikers, drivers

Sharing the road with bicyclists and drivers continues to bring headaches in D.C.

Wednesday - 11/13/2013, 07:20am EST

Experts: Eating while driving increases risk of crash

You may have been taught to drive with your hands at "10 and 2," but many people may be driving with their hands at "12 and Big Mac."

Wednesday - 11/13/2013, 05:55am EST

Leonsis wants traffic flow, security around arena

Wizards and Capitals owner hopes for better traffic flow, more police around Verizon Center

Tuesday - 11/12/2013, 06:00pm EST

What's open and closed on Veterans Day

Your guide to what's open and closed in the District, Virginia and Maryland on Veterans Day.

Monday - 11/11/2013, 05:23am EST
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