Sprawl & Crawl

Streetcar wires energized, public warned to steer clear

As testing for the new DC Streetcar line continues, wires that power the cars will remain energized and officials are reminding the public to stay clear of the power stations and overhead lines.

Friday - 02/28/2014, 03:55pm EST

The art of potholes

Potholes have been transformed into art by two photographers.

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 04:15pm EST

Metro discussing July fare increase

Metro riders will pay more to ride trains and buses in July, and board members are deciding just how much.

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 02:03pm EST

Loan would help keep toll rates flat on Dulles Toll Road

Rising rates on the Dulles Toll Road have worried many drivers who travel along that stretch, but a plan that is currently being finalized would help keep those tolls rates down, while simultaneously funding a big transportation project.

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 06:55am EST

No delays on MARC's Camden Line

MARC's Camden Line is running as scheduled after a freight train problem in Riverdale, Md.

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 05:48am EST

DC to start monthlong campaign to repair roads

DC transportation officials readying 'Potholepalooza' campaign to repair roads

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 05:20am EST

D.C. withholds more than $10K in refunds for bad tickets

More than $10,000 the District of Columbia officials owe in refunds to drivers who were wrongly ticketed throughout the past five years hasn't been paid, according to documents obtained by ABC7 On Your Side.

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 04:35am EST

Metro given money to fund more eight car trains

DC Metro was given money to help move towards more eight car trains.

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 05:47pm EST

VRE's Manassas trains to run on 'S' schedule

Virginia Railway Express will operate its Manassas Line trains on an "S" schedule Wednesday afternoon.

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 01:05pm EST

Gov. Terry McAuliffe eliminates hybrid vehicle tax during Ask the Governor

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe discussed transportation, hunting and Medicaid expansion during his inaugural Ask the Governor appearance on WTOP.

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 12:43pm EST
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Expect snow for Wednesday morning commute

So these flurries Tuesday Feb. 25 really got the better of me, didn't they?

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 04:29am EST

App will help fight parking tickets

There seems to be an app for everything these days, and soon there will be one to fight bad parking tickets.

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 04:58pm EST

Metro riders should expect delays for weekend work

Metro: riders should expect weekend longer weekend waits on orange, blue and green lines

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 06:20am EST

Silver Line construction not finished; opening delayed again

The Metropolitan Airports Authority said Monday that the Silver Line contractor has not completed seven key aspects of the project. And the new transit line's opening will be delayed again.

Monday - 02/24/2014, 08:13pm EST

Overnight lane closures planned along the Beltway in Prince George's Co.

Three lanes of the Inner Loop will be closed to traffic overnight for emergency bridge work in Prince George's County.

Monday - 02/24/2014, 04:38pm EST

All lanes of Outer Loop reopen after multiple-vehicle crash

A crash on the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway caused delays for Monday morning commuters.

Monday - 02/24/2014, 10:05am EST

Silver Line fate to be decided Monday

The future of the Silver Line, and the date the delayed Metro line will finally open to passengers, could become clearer on Monday.

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 08:50am EST
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Buyers sought for Safeway-anchored Petworth apartments

Reston-based Duball LLC is seeking buyers for The Swift, a Safeway-anchored mixed-use project in Petworth, months before the development's scheduled completion this coming summer.

Friday - 02/21/2014, 04:24pm EST

Spike seen in cellphone thefts on Metro lines

Metro passengers may want to limit their cellphone use after new data shows an increasing number of crooks lurking the trains waiting to steal phones.

Friday - 02/21/2014, 08:11am EST

Metro addresses improvements made in emergency incidents

More than a year ago, two trains lost power and remained stuck in the tunnels outside the Anacostia Metro station for several hours, causing havoc during the evening rush.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 07:51pm EST
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