Sprawl & Crawl

Fairfax supervisors OK plan, move Reston into transit-oriented future

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted to adopt changes to the Reston Master Plan that will allow additional development and density for parts of the community as Reston moves toward becoming a transit oriented development with the opening of Metro's Silver Line.

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 05:20pm EST

Traffic advisories issued for Beatlemania, state dinner

The Beatlemania event at the Washington Coliseum will close streets near the venue Tuesday.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 06:04pm EST

Concrete spill causes delays on NB I-395

A concrete spill on northbound Interstate 395 caused major delays for commuters Monday morning.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 09:44am EST

'Butt-shaking' potholes cost big bucks

Multiple rounds of snow, ice and freezing rain have taken a toll on the roads -- and, by extension, pocketbooks.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 04:39am EST

Concept car comes with traffic drone

A concept car from Renault called the Kwid can give drivers a bird's-eye view of traffic.

Sunday - 02/09/2014, 02:53am EST

Report: Speed cameras reduce crashes, injuries in D.C.

A report from the D.C. Department of Transportation finds that speed cameras are doing a good job at reducing accidents, injuries and slowing drivers down.

Saturday - 02/08/2014, 10:39pm EST

Flyover bridge unveiled in Southeast D.C.

A new flyover bridge on Interstate 695 was quietly unveiled by the District Department of Transportation Friday in Southeast D.C.

Friday - 02/07/2014, 09:29pm EST

Metro Silver Line closer to an opening date this spring

After months of delays, the Silver Line is finally taking a big leap closer to opening in Northern Virginia.

Friday - 02/07/2014, 02:42pm EST

Options on I-66: Toll lanes, extending Metro discussed at meeting

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) told drivers about options on I-66 such as adding general-purpose lanes, adding toll lanes and transit options such as extending Metro, VRE or light rail.

Friday - 02/07/2014, 07:38am EST
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Why reporting a broken parking meter may not help you

Every parking meter in the District of Columbia has a sticker on it that tells drivers to report a broken meter by calling 311, but one man tells WTOP Ticketbuster that operators aren't properly trained and drivers need to beware.

Thursday - 02/06/2014, 04:26pm EST

Tips to reduce car damage while driving over potholes

The latest freeze-thaw cycle has taken its toll on the roads. Orphaned hubcaps have been found strewn along shoulders, leaning against jersey walls, laying in culverts -- footstones for travelers who have fallen victim to the region's eruption of potholes.

Thursday - 02/06/2014, 04:47am EST

Long-delayed condo project at former Italian Embassy moving ahead

An eight-story addition is planned for behind the original Italian embassy building in Adams Morgan, creating a complex that would have up to 135 residential units.

Wednesday - 02/05/2014, 08:42am EST

Md. work-zone tickets down, but fatalities are up

As the overall number of speed camera tickets issued in work zones in Maryland decreased in 2013, the number of fatalities in work zones increased.

Wednesday - 02/05/2014, 06:14am EST

Historic D.C. site to become contemporary art museum

A historic downtown Washington building where telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell once conducted experiments could become a contemporary art museum.

Tuesday - 02/04/2014, 06:22pm EST

Council member: D.C. parking plagued by phony disability placards

Some drivers are using phony disability parking placards as a way to avoid parking restrictions and meter payments in D.C.

Tuesday - 02/04/2014, 08:39am EST

Metro: weekend work to affect 3 of 5 lines

Metro: weekend work to affect orange, blue and red lines, no work scheduled for other lines

Tuesday - 02/04/2014, 06:44am EST

Pothole maintenance falls through cracks due to constant storms

Road crews report resources are in good shape ahead of the oncoming storm. But with constant clean-up going on, there isn't time for regular maintenance.

Monday - 02/03/2014, 04:05pm EST

Pothole causes problems on Clara Barton Parkway

Drivers Monday morning encountered what they didn't expect in the rain -- a huge pothole on the Clara Barton Parkway near Glen Echo, Md.

Monday - 02/03/2014, 08:32am EST
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Morningside asked to review speed cameras

Del. Aisha Braveboy calls for an independent review of the speed cameras on Suitland Road in Morningside, Md.

Monday - 02/03/2014, 07:54am EST

Gas prices dip again

Gas prices are edging lower, but just like the recent weather, it may be the calm before the storm.

Monday - 02/03/2014, 05:18am EST
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