Sprawl & Crawl
Sustainable transportation advocates are urging DC to go car free, at least for a day.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have come up with an app called SignalGuru that predicts when signals will change from red to green.
WTOP's Mark Segraves reports. For more: The Washington Examiner
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says he trusts Virginia's transportation leaders are making the right move with the soon-to-open Beltway Express Lanes.
Metro says it is allowing folding bicycles on its subway trains during rush hour.
Federal leaders are urging parents to take another look at the seats their kids ride in and make sure they are set up correctly as Child Passenger Safety Week kicks off.
More cracks have been found in bridges Intercounty Connector bridges.
Metro's Rush Plus was supposed to relieve crowding on some of the busiest lines of the system, but now the transit agency is admitting the program has not gone exactly as planned.
Metro is planning to hold public hearings on changes that it is proposing to make on its bus service.
While many Washingtonians have come to expect the onslaught of heavy traffic, many insist that delays are worse now than ever before.
Metro General Manager Richard Sarles told his board of directors Thursday that the transit agency has taken a significant step toward restoring confidence, and complete safety on the rails.
Virginia is getting $52 million in federal transportation funds that other states didn't use.
A constant concern in the D.C. region is being able to move people in the event of a major emergency. But a top transportation leader admits it's impossible to move everyone at the same time.
Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments report paints a grim picture for the region's economy if automatic, across-the-board cuts to the federal budget take effect in January. COG says better urban planning and promoting the region's diverse economy will will help offset the potential loss of jobs.
Toll increases are planned for the Dulles Toll Road to help pay for Metro's Silver Line, and the last two public hearings on the issue are being held this week.
The trend of paying a toll to drive faster may be headed to a new level in Texas -- where of course, everything is bigger.
Both Metro and Amtrak will take increased security measures, but there aren't any credible threats to rail systems.
The State Highway Administration has added the U.S. 15 work zone at Motter Avenue to the Maryland Safezones program, according to a news release from SHA.
Inspectors found new hairline cracks on the bridge that carries the ICC over U.S. 29 in Briggs Chaney and a ramp near U.S. 29.
A Montgomery County spokesman says no problems have been found with the brakes on a Ride On bus that crashed into a house last month.