Sprawl & Crawl
A month after riders came out in large numbers to a series of meetings to protest eliminating three Intercounty Connector commuter buses, WTOP has learned two of the buses have been saved.
The City of Fairfax has approved a plan to increase the number of red-light camera locations from three intersections to six after a City Council vote on Tuesday night.
Perhaps the future won't look like "The Jetsons" with flying cars anytime soon, but a local county is looking ahead to the year 2050 to ease traffic congestion on the roads.
July is National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month — the same month that sees an increase in vehicle thefts around the country.
Commuting this week may seem more like the dog days of August when everybody is out of town on vacation.
An increase in gas prices comes as a result of the General Assembly's passage of a gas tax boost and part of the money it raises will fund $650 million dollars in road, rail and pedestrian projects.
Virginia is looking for a new way to relieve congestion on Interstate 66 and has put out a "Request for Information" to the private sector to solicit ideas.
Gov. Martin O'Malley has announced $650 million in transportation projects in Prince George's County.
Located just off Balls Ford Road and Cushing Road, the lot provides a direct on-ramp connection to eastbound Interstate 66 for vehicles with two or more people in them.
A Silver Spring driver has received a letter of apology from Montgomery County police for getting a speed camera ticket after driving 34 in a 35 mph zone.
In a video posted July 3, Metro shows off one of its 7000-series rail cars running on a track at a production factory.
Two of the region's biggest road improvement projects also produce some of the region's worst congestion.
The D.C. streetcar project is rolling right along, with a car barn at Benning Road and 26th Street NE up next on the agenda.
VRE officials hope a new Spotsylvania station will entice commuters not to clog the Fredericksburg station anymore.
The Alexandria City Council Planning Committee approved a new bus service to speed up transit for parts of Northern Virginia.
A new commuter lot is set to open, offering more options for Virginia commuters.
A man is dead and a woman is injured after a crash on a Gaithersburg roadway early Thursday morning.
While fireworks injuries may stand out as a threat during the Fourth of July, there are also a large number of drunken driving-related fatalities on Independence Day.
The Fourth of July may be a holiday, but it's no excuse to disregard traffic laws: speed and red-light cameras are still operating as normal.
With the WTOP Ticketbuster series chronicling stories of drivers running into red tape at the D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles, District lawmakers have introduced a bill to address the issues.