Sprawl & Crawl

Metro board to vote on bus shelter smoking ban

A committee of Metro's board has approved a ban on smoking at its bus stops, bus shelters and bus bays.

Saturday - 11/09/2013, 12:21pm EST

Lighting, bike storage among features of new Wiehle-Reston station

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the new parking garage at the Wiehle-Reston Metro station.

Friday - 11/08/2013, 05:45pm EST

Government shutdown cost Metro $5.5M

Many commuters may have noticed fewer people using public transportation during the partial government shutdown -- and Metro says it felt the difference, too.

Friday - 11/08/2013, 01:10pm EST

Survey puts D.C. 6th in traffic congestion

Are you stuck in traffic? Believe it or not, a new survey from TomTom finds the region's congestion isn't the worst.

Friday - 11/08/2013, 07:07am EST

Track problem causes delays on Metro's Red Line

A track problem caused delays on the Metro's Red Line Thursday morning.

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 01:31pm EST
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Weather delays Silver Spring Transit Center concrete work

The opening of the troubled, $120 million Silver Spring Transit Center likely won't occur until next summer because weather conditions are idling the application of a 2-inch layer of latex-modified concrete needed to reinforce weak spots on the center's second and third levels.

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 06:46am EST

Metro completes more NTSB recommendations

Metro says it has completed 20 of the 29 recommendations the National Transportation Safety Board made following the 2009 crash of two red line trains that resulted in the deaths of nine people.

Wednesday - 11/06/2013, 04:11pm EST

Downtown parking challenges drivers and cyclists

New bike racks provided to increase parking options for cyclists in Downtown D.C.

Wednesday - 11/06/2013, 03:17pm EST

Fuel leak causes delays on SB I-95

A tractor-trailer leaked fuel onto the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 Wednesday morning, causing major delays for drivers.

Wednesday - 11/06/2013, 02:14pm EST

Overturned tractor-trailer causes delays on Route 29/Lee Highway in Va.

An overturned tractor-trailer carrying compost caused major delays for commuters on Route 29/Lee Highway in Warrenton, Va., Monday morning.

Monday - 11/04/2013, 08:49am EST

Old plan for region's high-speed train gets new life

A pie-in-the-sky plan to build a train that could zip from D.C. to Baltimore in just 15 minutes, and to New York in just an hour, is getting some new life.

Monday - 11/04/2013, 05:31am EST

Silver Line may open early

Metro says the Silver Line is set to open in mid-February, but Fairfax County Supervisor and Metro board member Cathy Hudgins says that it might come sooner than that.

Saturday - 11/02/2013, 12:17pm EDT

Will 'zebras' stop U-turns in D.C.?

Safety devices meant to put an end to illegal U-turns on Pennsylvania Avenue have frustrated some of the very people they're meant to protect.

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 10:19pm EDT

Speed cameras, sign vandalized in Md.

Montgomery County police are investigating speed-camera and sign vandalism in a corridor along Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg.

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 10:43am EDT

Halloween means afternoon commute begins earlier

The commute on Halloween traditionally starts earlier in the day as parents time-shift and head home to get their children ready to trick-or-treat.

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 08:58am EDT

DC warns motorists of downtown street closures

DC warns motorists to prepare for street closures downtown along southbound 14th, F streets

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 08:10am EDT

Red, orange, blue lines affected by weekend work

Metro to close some stations on orange and blue lines for weekend work

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 07:11am EDT

Cleveland Park could lose 30 parking spots under proposal

Parking in D.C. is almost impossible on some days, so local businesses along a stretch of Connecticut Avenue near the Cleveland Park Metro station are upset about a proposal that would eliminate about 30 parking spots that customers use every day.

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 05:00am EDT

AAA offers tips for drivers during deer season

AAA urges drivers in Virginia to stay focused, alert during deer mating season

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 04:17am EDT

Drivers hit with high toll rate on Express Lanes

The rain made the morning commute along the Capital Beltway slow and dreary. For many drivers, the faster ride on the 495 Express Lanes may have looked enticing -- until they saw the toll rate.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 04:12pm EDT
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