Sprawl & Crawl

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

Zoning changes could mean bigger headache for DC parking

Proposed changes to the District's zoning code could make finding a parking spot even more difficult.

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 06:45am EDT

3 teens hurt in fiery crash with tractor-trailer (Video)

Three teenagers sustained injuries when their collided with a tractor-trailer in a fiery crash on a Landover roadway.

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 06:32am EDT

Va. State Police to boost patrols for July 4th

Virginia State Police to boost patrols for July 4th holiday, aimed at reducing crashes

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 04:37am EDT

VDOT lifting lane closures for July 4th travelers

Virginia transportation officials lifting temporary lane closures for July 4th travelers

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 04:31am EDT

Virginia seeks ideas, money to improve I-66

Gov. Bob McDonnell is looking to the private sector for ideas -- and eventually money -- to ease congestion on I-66.

Tuesday - 07/02/2013, 07:44am EDT

Metro to run extra trains for fireworks in D.C.

Metro says it will operate extra trains during the evening of the July Fourth holiday to help passengers get to and from the National Mall for the fireworks display.

Tuesday - 07/02/2013, 05:28am EDT

More than 800,000 ICC tolls unpaid

Since January 2012, more than 860,000 tolls on the Intercounty Connector have gone unpaid, according to records obtained by WTOP.

Monday - 07/01/2013, 06:30pm EDT
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