Sprawl & Crawl

WTOP Ticketbuster: Right-turn-on-red tickets create confusion

Red-light cameras are common in Maryland, Virginia and the District, but many drivers complained to WTOP Ticketbuster about a specific kind of ticket in 2013.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 07:55am EST

Modified schedule for Metro, other transportation services

New Year's Day is a federal holiday, and because of that some area transportation services are not operating or are on a modified schedule.

Wednesday - 01/01/2014, 08:06am EST

Federal transit subsidies drop with start of New Year

The federal transit allowance has been slashed dramatically, which stands to impact the region's commute -- whether by car or transit.

Wednesday - 01/01/2014, 04:03am EST

Man dies in crash that blocked D.C. 295

A man is dead after a crash on D.C. 295, which closed the roadway for several hours Tuesday morning.

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 10:55am EST

Metro open later for New Year's holiday

Metro to stay open later for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 09:43am EST
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D.C. region's worst rush hours of 2013

Here are WTOP's five worst rush hours of 2013. Each featured major incidents and extreme, widespread delays that affected tens of thousands of motorists far and wide.

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 08:49am EST
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Best, worst in metro area transportation

AAA Mid-Atlantic looks back at the best and worst in transportation issues around D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

Monday - 12/30/2013, 12:03pm EST

D.C. traffic cameras: Police delay rollout of more than 130 new traffic cameras

A warning period has been extended for more than 130 new traffic enforcement cameras in D.C. before bad drivers can get fines for speeding and infractions at stop signs, crosswalks and intersections.

Monday - 12/30/2013, 07:30am EST

Dulles Toll Road rates set to increase 75 cents

Dulles Toll Road rates set to increase 75 cents on Jan. 1

Monday - 12/30/2013, 06:44am EST

More eyes on the street: D.C. adds 130 enforcement cameras

A new breed of enforcement camera is coming online in D.C. this weekend. More than 130 new cameras will target more than speeding but cross walks, intersection blockers and even commercial vehicle violations.

Saturday - 12/28/2013, 07:50am EST

AAA says gas prices up 7 cents in Virginia

Gasoline prices in Virginia have increased an average of seven cents per gallon over the past week.

Friday - 12/27/2013, 05:15pm EST

Woman struck by vehicle on Suitland Parkway dies

A woman is dead after she was struck by a vehicle on the Suitland Parkway, which closed the Maryland roadway Friday morning.

Friday - 12/27/2013, 11:57am EST

Metro: no weekend work on 4 of 5 lines

Metro: no weekend work on 4 of 5 lines, only red line will be affected by work

Friday - 12/27/2013, 05:20am EST

Fixes proposed for full buses on 16th Street line

A busy commuter line for Metro bus riders is becoming more and more of a hassle as full buses pass riders by at the stops.

Saturday - 12/21/2013, 08:46am EST

Traveling this holiday? Have an alternate route

Choose to leave during off hours and off days, and have other routes in mind to make your trip faster. We've got some suggestions.

Friday - 12/20/2013, 06:29pm EST
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Metro proposes fare increases, some riders hit harder

Metro is proposing raising fares again by a small amount, but the change could affect one group far more than most.

Thursday - 12/19/2013, 04:29pm EST

Six-year plan aims to curb gridlock in Fairfax County

WTOP's Ari Ashe reports.

Thursday - 12/19/2013, 09:36am EST

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Study: As D.C. congestion increases, carpools to pick up slack

A Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments study finds that more commuters will carpool to work because traffic is projected to increase 70 percent by 2040. But transportation officials argue a more robust Metro system could help mitigate the traffic.

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 09:02pm EST

Dulles Toll Road tolls to jump by 43 percent

If you use the Dulles Toll Road, budget more for what you pay to cross it.

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 01:17pm EST

Red light cameras in Montgomery Co. send warning flashes

Drivers in Montgomery County often write into WTOP Ticketbuster to ask us about flashes coming from red light cameras when the light is green or yellow, worried they are getting tickets for no reason. But police remind drivers those flashes are just warnings.

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 07:02am EST
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