Sprawl & Crawl

Two speed cameras go active in Prince George's County

A speed camera taken down in January for violating Maryland law is back online issuing tickets to drivers going too fast.

Saturday - 03/15/2014, 02:49am EDT

Rock 'n' Roll Marathon creates weekend closures in D.C.

It's that time of year again: The Rock 'n' Roll Marathon is coming to town.

Friday - 03/14/2014, 08:46am EDT

Takoma residents oppose high rise apartment on Metro property

Takoma Park and Metro officials are battling over whether a planned apartment building near the Takoma Metro will be too tall.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 04:39pm EDT

Metro to open early for Rock 'N' Roll Marathon

Metro will open two hours early to help runners get to the Rock 'N' Roll Marathon in Washington this weekend.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 12:51pm EDT

Report: Red light camera targets ER patients in Fla.

A Florida city's red light cameras are targeting emergency room patients, according to a local TV station investigation.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 11:48am EDT

Train malfunctions, delays back up Red Line Thursday

Multiple train malfunctions led to crowding and delays on Metro's Red Line Thursday morning.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 10:40am EDT

Driver charged with $6,000 in tolls on 495 Express Lanes

A Fairfax County man who commutes on the 495 Express Lanes each day was sent a court summons and told he'd have to pay $6,000 in tolls, penalties and fees, WTOP Ticketbuster has learned.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 06:45am EDT

After I-270 closure, a question over tactics

It made for a dramatic scene on Tuesday morning: The police shut down Interstate 270 as part of the search for three men they say robbed a King Farm Boulevard bank. But were their tactics the best way to handle the situation?

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 03:05pm EDT

Ticketbuster: Two years and counting in wait for bad-ticket refund

A Northern Virginia man who fought his ticket and won his case in June 2012 waited nearly two years to get the refund check he was promised in eight to 10 weeks, WTOP Ticketbuster has learned.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 05:18am EDT

Landmark Mall transformation to start late 2014

The Howard Hughes Corp. plans a fall or early winter groundbreaking for its Landmark Mall overhaul, Alexandria officials say, though its proposal remains under review by city planning staff.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 03:46am EDT

Police shut down I-270 to hunt for bank robbers

Police activity has shut down all lanes of Interstate 270 in Montgomery County.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 03:33pm EDT

High-speed chase involving young adults ends in crash

A police pursuit of a minivan filled with young adults ended with a serious crash that closed the Virginia I-95 ramp to Dale Boulevard for several hours Tuesday morning.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 11:57am EDT

Southbound I-270 reopens after crash

All lanes of southbound Interstate 270 in Montgomery County have reopened after a crash caused delays for commuters Monday morning.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 08:37am EDT

High-speed crash closes streets near Capitol

Car becomes airborne, crashes into tree near US Capitol; area streets closed

Friday - 03/07/2014, 01:49pm EST

D.C. program to catch bad tickets is not working properly

Two years after the District of Columbia began the TicPix program to catch erroneous parking tickets, a top official admits it has not worked as planned.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 04:34am EST

Greenway toll increase delayed

Dulles Greenway users won't have to pay more to take the privately tollroad until April.

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 05:58pm EST

Pike & Rose adds beer garden concept in White Flint

A group of 16 well-respected restaurants in D.C. and Northern Virginia will set up a beer garden concept in the massive mixed-use development coming to the old Mid-Pike Plaza in North Bethesda.

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 03:25pm EST

New flyover ramp connects 11th Street Bridge and SE-SW Freeway

The District Department of Transportation says that construction crews will open a high-capacity flyover ramp that will connect the 11th Street Bridge to the westbound Southeast-Southwest Freeway early Friday.

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 02:57pm EST

Longer commute times take a toll on mental, physical health

The D.C. area is home to some of the longest commute times in the country, and new research is showing more time commuting back-and-forth to work can have serious and lasting impacts on your mental and physical health.

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 08:47am EST

D.C. officials admit problems with ticket writers, hearing examiners

Two D.C. officials say they believe a case recently profiled on WTOP Ticketbuster highlights problems at the Department of Public Works and Department of Motor Vehicles where innocent drivers are forced to pay tickets incorrectly.

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 04:37am EST
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