Sprawl & Crawl

Baby boomers will impact housing for decades to come

For decades, baby boomers have dominated the market place. Now, as the youngest members of the post-World War II generation reach retirement, they continue to play a vital role in the Washington region's housing market.

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 05:22am EDT

Cruise control poses dangers you may not realize

Long-distance drivers and highway travelers praise cruise control, but a recent study warns drivers may want to rethink its use.

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 04:55am EDT

DC residents can apply for free visitor parking

DC residents can soon apply for free visitor parking passes, change raises concerns

Monday - 08/12/2013, 11:20am EDT

Camera-clad vans help prioritize Virginia's roadway improvements

A high-tech van is being used on Virginia roadways to determine and prioritize which of them need to be repaved.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 09:34am EDT

Renovated Halethorpe MARC station opening

O'Malley, Cardin, to attend renovated Halethorpe MARC station opening

Monday - 08/12/2013, 08:38am EDT

Second phase of Silver Line begins

Preliminary work is under way this weekend at Dulles Airport on the second phase of the Silver Line.

Sunday - 08/11/2013, 11:21am EDT

Howard Co. weighs Capital Bikeshare program

Capital Bikeshare is already popular throughout the District and in Virginia's Arlington and Alexandria Counties.

Sunday - 08/11/2013, 09:17am EDT

Weekend Wakeup: County fairs, 95 work top potential delays

County fairs, construction of the 95 Express Lanes and road work along the new Silver Line will delay travelers through the D.C. region this weekend.

Friday - 08/09/2013, 04:39pm EDT

Jimmy Buffett concert causes delays in Va. roadwork

Jimmy Buffett is causing some changes to roadwork in Northern Virginia.

Friday - 08/09/2013, 08:08am EDT

Cab drivers want extension to sign up for credit cards

D.C. taxicabs are required to have credit card machines installed by Aug. 31, unless they receive a one-month extension.

Friday - 08/09/2013, 07:54am EDT

Wegmans steps up to feed families struggling in the suburbs

Food pantry stores dwindle during the summertime even though the need doesn't go away. And the new Wegmans in Germantown is stepping in to help a local food bank keep the food flowing to hungry families.

Thursday - 08/08/2013, 04:44pm EDT

Potomac ferry service idea resurfaces

If you could, would you ditch the car and take a boat to work? A commuter ferry on the Potomac River for passengers only is being considered once again and this time there may be money to operate it.

Thursday - 08/08/2013, 05:32am EDT

Longer waits on 3 Metro lines this weekend

Metro: passengers can expect longer waits for trains on 3 lines this weekend

Wednesday - 08/07/2013, 03:00pm EDT

Abandoned boat causes traffic delays on Beltway

An abandoned boat turned heads and caused major delays on the Capital Beltway in Prince George's County Wednesday morning.

Wednesday - 08/07/2013, 12:19pm EDT

Debate continues over the controversial Bi-County Parkway

WTOP's Hank Silverberg reports.

Wednesday - 08/07/2013, 10:21am EDT

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Midcounty Highway extension could ease congestion

If completed, a Midcounty Highway extension would be an alternative to Md. 355 and I-270, and provide another route to the Shady Grove Metro station.

Wednesday - 08/07/2013, 08:20am EDT
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U.S. 15 reopens after water main repair

All lanes of northbound U.S. 15 in Frederick County reopened Wednesday morning after a water main repair on the roadway.

Wednesday - 08/07/2013, 07:09am EDT

Your commute: Breaking back, bank and spirit

While a bigger, more affordable house outside the city is appealing, long commutes to work are costly to body and mind -- not just the bank.

Wednesday - 08/07/2013, 06:01am EDT

Houston developer plans Shady Grove apartments

Houston-based The Hanover Co. has acquired 6.9 acres at Shady Grove in Rockville and plans a 366-unit apartment project.

Monday - 08/05/2013, 10:16am EDT

Purple Line among O'Malley announcements Monday

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will make a major transportation announcement in Bethesda on Monday reporting a big step forward on the Purple Line and announcing funding for several road and rail projects for Montgomery County.

Monday - 08/05/2013, 08:04am EDT
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