Sprawl & Crawl

I-95 accident causes closure, delays

Two vehicles crashed on Interstate 95 in Prince William County around 11:15 a.m. Friday.

Friday - 01/24/2014, 05:31pm EST

Change in D.C.'s crash response means minor problems cause huge delays

Traffic delays in the District of Columbia have been much worse lately. For the past several months, the city's army of highway help trucks have been forced to sit in the very backups they themselves are tasked with preventing.

Friday - 01/24/2014, 12:49pm EST

Testing ramps up this week on D.C. Streetcar (Video)

As the District of Columbia prepares for the beginning of streetcar service, busy work is going on over the next few weeks up and down the H Street-Benning Road NE corridor.

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 04:00pm EST

Broken rail repaired on Metro's Blue/Yellow lines

A broken rail caused delays on Metro's Blue and Yellow lines for Thursday morning's rush hour.

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 08:14am EST
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Inner Loop reopens

All lanes of the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway at U.S. 50/John Hanson Highway, in Prince George's County, have reopened after a fatal accident.

Tuesday - 01/21/2014, 06:38am EST

VRE expected to operate though snow expected

The Virginia Railway Express says expected snow won't affect commuter rail service.

Monday - 01/20/2014, 09:37pm EST

Md. roadway officials urge caution ahead of snow

Transportation officials in Maryland are preparing for Tuesday's snowfall.

Monday - 01/20/2014, 05:41pm EST

Two die in Prince George's County crash

Two people are dead after a car crash in Prince George's County early Monday morning.

Monday - 01/20/2014, 07:29am EST

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2014: What's open, closed

See what is open and what is closed on Martin Luther King Day.

Monday - 01/20/2014, 05:49am EST

Tricky public transit for Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

Using public transportation to get around on this Martin Luther King Jr. holiday could prove to be tricky.

Monday - 01/20/2014, 05:36am EST

NTSB chair impressed with Metro's safety progress

The chairwoman of the National Transportation Safety Board says she's impressed with the progress that Metro has made regarding safety since the Red Line crash took nine lives.

Sunday - 01/19/2014, 07:17am EST

Safety board releases 'Most Wanted List' for 2014

The National Transportation Safety Board has released its "Most Wanted List" for 2014. This list includes the agency's top 10 areas for safety improvements when it comes to planes, trains and automobiles.

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 09:30pm EST

Worker killed when SUV crashes into work zone

Metropolitan police say a construction worker was killed when an SUV crashed into a work zone on Suitland Parkway in Southeast.

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 07:18am EST

495 Express Lanes: One-year review shows customer use fell short of projections

With the 495 Express Lanes' one-year anniversary in the dust, more information is being released about who uses the roadway and what drivers are paying -- however, the numbers show there are still fewer vehicles on the road than first anticipated.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 09:10pm EST

Transportation board votes to reduce tolls

Va. transportation board unanimously agrees to slash planned tolls on Hampton Roads tunnels

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 04:10pm EST

VRE Manassas trains to be impacted after train hits, kills pedestrian

Virginia Railway Express train struck and killed a person near Burke, Va.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 04:03pm EST

Study: Tunnel tolls will be painful for Portsmouth

Study: Tunnel toll costs will hurt businesses, residents, city revenues in Portsmouth

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 11:25am EST

Dense fog brings unusually low visibility, slick roads

A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect for the entire WTOP listening area until 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 02:20am EST

Pothole Patrol: Where are the worst potholes?

Send WTOP your photos and locations of the worst potholes in the area.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 05:42pm EST
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Metro: weekend work to affect 4 of 5 lines

Metro: buses to replace trains on section of the red and green lines for weekend work

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 07:08am EST
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