Sprawl & Crawl

Ground broken for region's 2nd tallest building

State and local leaders gathered Monday to mark the ceremonial groundbreaking for Capital One's new 470-foot-high tower that will be the first of a dozen high-rises planned in Tysons Corner. The project is expected to help transform the commercial hub of Fairfax County.

Monday - 11/17/2014, 09:45pm EST

D.C. road reopens after crash; power outages persist

A Southeast D.C. street has reopened after a crash caused delays for Monday morning commuters and has more than 100 Pepco customers still in the dark.

Monday - 11/17/2014, 09:04am EST

Draft report: Ride-sharing to top taxis in Va.

Draft report predicts ride-sharing drivers will outnumber taxis in Va. after regulation

Monday - 11/17/2014, 08:53am EST

Red, orange lines most affected by weekend work

Metro: weekend work will largely impact red and orange lines this weekend

Friday - 11/14/2014, 08:30am EST

Metro installs smart faregates at 10 stations

Metro has taken the first step toward a vision where customers can pay to ride trains or buses with a smartphone or credit card, instead of a SmarTrip.

Friday - 11/14/2014, 05:22am EST

Big ideas in the works for Westbard section of Bethesda

Montgomery County planners have unveiled their first specific ideas for what the Westbard section of Bethesda could look like in the next 20-25 years.

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 03:30pm EST

New technology will make I-66 commutes more predictable

Transportation experts call it the silver bullet, the game-changer, the home run: something that will solve traffic on Interstate 66 in Prince William and Fairfax counties. And it should be running early next year.

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 01:27pm EST

Ridership picks up on Fairfax Connector

Ridership on Metro's Silver Line is steadily picking up, and so is ridership on Fairfax Connector buses that serve Metro's newest rail line.

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 08:54am EST

Help Metro test a new fare system

Participants in a pilot program will help try out new payment methods, including the use of smartphones at 10 Metrorail stations and on six bus routes.

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 07:08am EST

Bill to change compensation for injured walkers, cyclists stalls again

For the second time in a week, action came to a screeching halt on a bill to change laws regarding compensation for pedestrians or cyclists hit by cars in the District of Columbia.

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 06:46am EST

$1B construction program OK'd at Reagan National

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority plans a $1 billion construction program for Reagan National Airport that will include a new commuter concourse replacing the Terminal B/C Gate 35x (known until recently as Gate 35a), where passengers are bussed from the terminal to commuter planes.

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 05:59pm EST

Holiday traffic patterns creates confusion for drivers

It was morning commuting confusion that will likely continue tonight.

Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 03:39pm EST

Real cost of a traffic ticket

Try these strategies to minimize the ancillary costs of speeding tickets and driving infractions.

Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 10:15am EST

Traffic closures for Veterans Day concert on the National Mall

The National Park Service is urging drivers to prepare for road closures around the National Mall this Veterans Day for HBO's Concert for Valor.

Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 10:05am EST

What's open and closed on Veterans Day 2014

What you can and can't get to, and how to get there.

Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 08:17am EST

Final leg of ICC opens

The new 1.5-mile segment extends the toll road east of Interstate 95 to U.S. 1 in Laurel.

Monday - 11/10/2014, 10:13pm EST

$15M: What Prince George's will give up to land mixed-use at New Carrollton

Prince George's County will give up more than $15 million to land a state agency and an associated mixed-use project at New Carrollton, but a top economic development official argues the spoils will far exceed the public effort to jumpstart transit-oriented development there.

Monday - 11/10/2014, 04:34pm EST

Metro makes changes ahead of Concert of Valor

The Veterans Day crowd on the National Mall this year may dwarf a typical Fourth of July gathering and look more like an inauguration.

Monday - 11/10/2014, 01:44pm EST

Local race could clog traffic near Chesapeake Bay Bridge

Across the Bay 10K race is set for Sunday.

Saturday - 11/08/2014, 01:11pm EST

95 Express lanes launch coming up next month

The 95 Express Lanes are opening from Stafford to Alexandria next month and final preparations are underway.

Friday - 11/07/2014, 07:24pm EST
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