Sprawl & Crawl

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

Water main break causes problems on Connecticut Ave. (Video)

One southbound right lane of Connecticut Avenue has reopened.

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 10:25am EST
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HOV signs send wrong message to drivers in Va.

A state police official tells us drivers were still subject to ticketing for HOV violations this morning.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 08:15pm EST

Major delays on Inner Loop snarl evening rush

Traffic is inching along the Inner Loop of the Beltway at the American Legion Memorial Bridge after a large box truck overturned Friday afternoon.

Friday - 12/13/2013, 09:30pm EST

Metro: Greenbelt station open this weekend

Metro no longer closing green line for weekend work, longer waits expected on some other lines

Friday - 12/13/2013, 05:01pm EST

Dozens of cars get flat tires on I-270

It was irony on the interstate Friday morning as dozens of cars received flat tires after hitting a spare tire on the southbound lanes of Interstate 270.

Friday - 12/13/2013, 11:57am EST

2 dead, 1 critically injured in early Thursday crash

Two died and a third was critically injured in an early morning crash that blocked the Baltimore Washington Parkway for several hours on Thursday, according to a U.S. Park Police news release.

Thursday - 12/12/2013, 05:38pm EST

Police: Cold weather doesn't stop car thieves

Fairfax County police are urging to car owners to lock their vehicles and not to leave their running unattended on this cold winter mornings. Thieves aren't deterred by the cold.

Thursday - 12/12/2013, 03:05pm EST

TicketBuster: Same vanity plate in two states results in confusing ticket

A McLean, Va., driver received a confusing speed camera ticket from D.C. which had his vanity plate listed for a vehicle that didn't belong to him.

Thursday - 12/12/2013, 07:15am EST

Streetcar moving to H Street for testing

Streetcar moving to H Street for testing ahead of 2014 start of service

Wednesday - 12/11/2013, 09:48am EST

Companies propose solutions to fix I-66 traffic

At the same time drivers sit in the bumper-to-bumper traffic that plagues weekday commutes on I-66, an in-depth discussion is going on in regards to long-term solutions to solve the congestion woes along one the busiest highways in our region.

Wednesday - 12/11/2013, 08:17am EST
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