Sprawl & Crawl
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors delayed a final decision on a tax a special service tax district after receiving complaints from homeowners. The complaints came during a two-hour public hearing.
The man who runs the District's parking and streetlight program admits it: Multiple signs detailing multiple parking rules in the same place are confusing.
One or more of the escalators at Dupont Circle's south Metrorail entrance have shut down 20 times in the 40 days since they were installed, according to Metro.
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday is expected to adopt the rulebook that will guide the collection of hundreds of millions of dollars for Tysons road improvements.
Beginning this January, the Fairfax Connector bus service will provide a public transportation option on the 495 Express Lanes to help commuters avoid Beltway traffic.
A first look at the numbers on the 495 Express Lanes show drivers are taking to them slowly since they opened about two weeks ago.
The District of Columbia Department of Transportation is expected to announce a change in speed limits on several major roads.
The Maryland Transportation Authority board has voted to take extra safety measures for two-way traffic in the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.
With the region's population expected to reach more than 6 million by 2040, transportation officials warn already sluggish highways will likely become more congested, Metro trains could reach capacity and drivers may have to pay higher fees to fund projects.
Anger over speeding tickets and other traffic offenses has the D.C. Council considering reductions in fines.
Buying a cheaper house in Washington's outer suburbs may no longer be the economic bargain it used to be for families making between $44,531 and $89,063 a year.
Metro says a train that wasn't in service experienced a mechanical problem at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport station that led to delays.
Several Montgomery County mayors told state lawmakers representing the county that it's time to bring home more money for municipal transportation projects and maintenance.
All Fairfax County public schools will close two hours early Wednesday so school buses can avoid the heavy Thanksgiving traffic.
In the past two and a half years, Metro employees have racked up more than a quarter of a million dollars in traffic fines and late fees, most of them for either speeding or running red lights.
Drivers will see Interstate 495 in Virginia more clearly marked after the opening of the new 495 Express Lanes confused drivers.
Drivers trying to avoid getting into the new toll lanes on the Capital Beltway in Virginia have been swerving or quickly changing lanes.
The George Washington Parkway was shut down for several hours in Alexandria, Va., following a fatal crash Monday morning.
Metro is suspending its regular track maintenance over the four-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
"Traditionally, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving was the heaviest rush hour of the year. People have realized that doesn't work too well, so we've seen a trend for people to get away as soon as they can conveniently do so," says WTOP Traffic Reporter Bob Marbourg.