Sprawl & Crawl
Two area bridges - the massive Wilson Bridge and the Route 123 Bridge over the Occoquan River - are being checked for structural defects.
Regardless of the time of day, roadwork in the region can be a headache -- but this weekend drivers are in for a big challenge.
Are better transportation projects to keep areas moving worth it if they come with a high environmental price tag?
Fairfax County is moving quickly on transportation projects and the head of the county board of supervisors says it should all pay off for commuters.
A metal panel on an escalator snagged on a bag or loose clothing around 8:40 a.m. Tuesday, causing it to rip off the railing, according to Metro. It struck several people. Five were hurt and three were taken to the hospital with non- life-threatening injuries.
The days of rush-hour lane closures that created major traffic jams on the Capital Beltway between Springfield and the Woodrow Wilson Bridge are over. Beltway construction related to the bridge is done.
A long-awaited milestone arrives for drivers on the Capital Beltway with the permanent opening of new lanes on the Virginia side of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge.
There are gong to be some lane changes on I-66 this week that are supposed to make traffic move more efficiently.
A presidential visit will make getting around Loudoun County more difficult on Thursday afternoon.
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors has approved plans for a streetcar line along Columbia Pike, a week after Arlington County took the same action.
Commuters waiting for Metro's Green Line Tuesday witnessed something unexpected during their morning commute.
A young man talking on a cellphone meanders along the edge of a lonely train platform at night. Suddenly he stumbles, loses his balance and pitches over the side, landing head first on the tracks.
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says there's little he can do about the tolls on the Dulles Greenway.
Metro is testing a way to let customers pay for metered parking by phone.
An upcoming traffic change could shave about 10 minutes off your commute.
After a series of mishaps and meltdowns, Metro's leader concedes this was not a great month for the transit agency.
Metro's leader is expected to give an update on a recent computer meltdown that literally froze some trains in place.
By the end of 2012, two new Express Lanes will be open on the Beltway between Springfield and just north of the Dulles Toll Road. Carpools with three or more people can use the lanes, which promise a minimum speed around 45 miles per hour, for free.
An analysis of non-tidal Virginia localities that are part of the Chesapeake Bay watershed found wide variations in the adoption of development codes intended to keep sediment and runoff from entering rivers and streams.
WTOP's Hank Silverberg reports.