WTOP Exclusive: MTA keeps 2 ICC commuter bus routes off chopping block

A month after riders came out in large numbers to a series of meetings to protest eliminating three Intercounty Connector commuter buses, WTOP has learned two of the buses have been saved.

Thursday - 07/11/2013, 07:23am EDT

Fairfax expands red-light camera program to six intersections

The City of Fairfax has approved a plan to increase the number of red-light camera locations from three intersections to six after a City Council vote on Tuesday night.

Wednesday - 07/10/2013, 08:04am EDT

Fairfax Co. looks ahead to your commute in 2050

Perhaps the future won't look like "The Jetsons" with flying cars anytime soon, but a local county is looking ahead to the year 2050 to ease traffic congestion on the roads.

Tuesday - 07/09/2013, 10:18am EDT

July brings uptick in vehicle thefts in U.S.

July is National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month the same month that sees an increase in vehicle thefts around the country.

Tuesday - 07/09/2013, 09:02am EDT

Less traffic, Metro riders expected with federal furloughs

Commuting this week may seem more like the dog days of August when everybody is out of town on vacation.

Tuesday - 07/09/2013, 05:44am EDT

Md. gas tax increase raises funds for transportation projects

An increase in gas prices comes as a result of the General Assembly's passage of a gas tax boost and part of the money it raises will fund $650 million dollars in road, rail and pedestrian projects.

Monday - 07/08/2013, 06:43pm EDT

Express Lanes for I-66?

Virginia is looking for a new way to relieve congestion on Interstate 66 and has put out a "Request for Information" to the private sector to solicit ideas.

Monday - 07/08/2013, 04:53pm EDT

O'Malley announces $650M in transportation plans

Gov. Martin O'Malley has announced $650 million in transportation projects in Prince George's County.

Monday - 07/08/2013, 03:34pm EDT
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New Park and Ride lot opens in Gainesville

Located just off Balls Ford Road and Cushing Road, the lot provides a direct on-ramp connection to eastbound Interstate 66 for vehicles with two or more people in them.

Monday - 07/08/2013, 08:18am EDT

Md. man gets speed camera ticket after driving under the limit

A Silver Spring driver has received a letter of apology from Montgomery County police for getting a speed camera ticket after driving 34 in a 35 mph zone.

Monday - 07/08/2013, 07:58am EDT

Metro shows off new rail car (Video)

In a video posted July 3, Metro shows off one of its 7000-series rail cars running on a track at a production factory.

Monday - 07/08/2013, 05:52am EDT

Cone Zone: Progress on I-95 Express Lanes, 11th St. Bridge

Two of the region's biggest road improvement projects also produce some of the region's worst congestion.

Monday - 07/08/2013, 05:25am EDT

Car barn to be built in NE D.C. for streetcar line

The D.C. streetcar project is rolling right along, with a car barn at Benning Road and 26th Street NE up next on the agenda.

Sunday - 07/07/2013, 08:31am EDT

VRE aims to open Spotsylvania station before 2014

VRE officials hope a new Spotsylvania station will entice commuters not to clog the Fredericksburg station anymore.

Saturday - 07/06/2013, 08:31am EDT

Northern Va. bus transit plan gets green light

The Alexandria City Council Planning Committee approved a new bus service to speed up transit for parts of Northern Virginia.

Saturday - 07/06/2013, 08:14am EDT

New commuter lot opens in Northern Va.

A new commuter lot is set to open, offering more options for Virginia commuters.

Saturday - 07/06/2013, 07:43am EDT

Man dies, woman hurt in Gaithersburg crash

A man is dead and a woman is injured after a crash on a Gaithersburg roadway early Thursday morning.

Thursday - 07/04/2013, 08:28am EDT

Fourth of July holiday brings increase in drunken driving

While fireworks injuries may stand out as a threat during the Fourth of July, there are also a large number of drunken driving-related fatalities on Independence Day.

Thursday - 07/04/2013, 07:09am EDT

Speed and red-light cameras operate as normal on July 4

The Fourth of July may be a holiday, but it's no excuse to disregard traffic laws: speed and red-light cameras are still operating as normal.

Thursday - 07/04/2013, 05:29am EDT

WTOP Ticketbuster series leads to DMV reform bill

With the WTOP Ticketbuster series chronicling stories of drivers running into red tape at the D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles, District lawmakers have introduced a bill to address the issues.

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 12:50pm EDT
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