Sprawl & Crawl

Amtrak resumes regular service in Northeast

Amtrak will resume normal operations along the Northeast Corridor Thursday.

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 05:26pm EST

Fairfax landowners choose paintball over McMansions

Jeff Waters and his wife could have sold their 200-acre property in Clifton to a developer to carve into McMansion lots. Instead, they're developing it themselves into the Fairfax County's first paintball field.

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 03:03pm EST

Quantico traffic plan involves three counties, base

A new push to cut rush-hour traffic in Northern Virginia involves a partnership between Prince William, Stafford and Fauquier Counties and Marine Corps Base Quantico.

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 01:39pm EST

VDOT to close I-81 travel center in Troutville

VDOT plans to close I-81 travel center in Troutville in August

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 10:41am EST

Va. Beach says low bid for project has $20M error

Virginia Beach says low bid for bridge project has $20M error, company asks to withdraw

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 09:20am EST

2014: Changes coming to the Dulles Greenway

With drivers paying almost $10 for a round-trip to use the Dulles Greenway, 2014 could be a key year in deciding whether commuters will have to pay more or less in the future.

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 09:09am EST

Metro plans weekend work on all 5 lines

Metro plans weekend work on all 5 lines, most lines will see trains every 20 minutes

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 03:20am EST

Cold temperatures, wind lead to travel glitches

Cold temperatures, high winds lead to travel troubles around the region

Tuesday - 01/07/2014, 01:46pm EST

NC-to-DC high speed rail compact to meet in Va.

NC, Va. members of high-speed rail compact to meet Tuesday in Richmond

Tuesday - 01/07/2014, 06:50am EST

Metro's Red Line no longer single tracking after broken rail

Metro's Red Line is no longer single tracking after a broken rail caused delays Tuesday morning.

Tuesday - 01/07/2014, 06:13am EST

Metro debuts newest rail cars

Metro debuts newest rail cars; system has ordered more than 500 to replace oldest cars

Monday - 01/06/2014, 08:50pm EST

Md.'s O'Malley urges vigilance during cold snap

Md.'s Gov. O'Malley urges people to be cautious and cover up during bitter cold snap

Monday - 01/06/2014, 06:10pm EST

VDOT makes changes to meet E-ZPass demand

VDOT expands E-ZPass website, adds weekend hours at 2 service centers to meet demand

Sunday - 01/05/2014, 02:01pm EST

Improvements coming to Route 1 near Ft. Belvoir

Ft. Belvoir is one of the largest military bases in our region and that makes commuting there a nightmare.

Sunday - 01/05/2014, 07:26am EST

SpotHero helps D.C. drivers find guaranteed parking

D.C. and Baltimore are among the cities where an app called SpotHero can help you find guaranteed, discounted parking.

Friday - 01/03/2014, 10:45am EST

Dulles Greenway owner requests 15-cent toll hike

The private owner of the Dulles Greenway has submitted an application to hike tolls on the Loudoun County highway by 15 cents in each direction.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 02:58pm EST

WTOP Ticketbuster: Right-turn-on-red tickets create confusion

Red-light cameras are common in Maryland, Virginia and the District, but many drivers complained to WTOP Ticketbuster about a specific kind of ticket in 2013.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 07:55am EST

Modified schedule for Metro, other transportation services

New Year's Day is a federal holiday, and because of that some area transportation services are not operating or are on a modified schedule.

Wednesday - 01/01/2014, 08:06am EST

Federal transit subsidies drop with start of New Year

The federal transit allowance has been slashed dramatically, which stands to impact the region's commute -- whether by car or transit.

Wednesday - 01/01/2014, 04:03am EST

Man dies in crash that blocked D.C. 295

A man is dead after a crash on D.C. 295, which closed the roadway for several hours Tuesday morning.

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 10:55am EST
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