Sprawl & Crawl

Metro to break ground on new bus facility in Va.

Metro to break ground on major new bus facility to serve northern Virginia

Monday - 10/28/2013, 01:43pm EDT

With new facility, promises of cleaner, newer Metrobuses

Relief is on the way for a residential neighborhood long plagued by bus noise and pollution.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 01:10pm EDT

Tips to keep trick-or-treaters safe on local roadways

Halloween is the deadliest day of the year for children who get hit by cars. Takes some precautions to keep drivers and trick-or-treaters safe.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 12:10pm EDT

Routine traffic stop ends in $905 in fines

Last Tuesday, D.C. driver Anna Russell was pulled over for a routine traffic stop and ended up receiving six tickets.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 11:57am EDT

Weekend Wakeup: Marathon to close roads, Metro stations

Drivers coming into D.C. and Arlington should be prepared for widespread road closures as the Marine Corps Marathon gets underway Sunday.

Sunday - 10/27/2013, 08:12am EDT

More than 350 offer suggestions for 495 Express Lanes

This week, a one-month comment period for drivers to suggest ways to improve the 495 Express Lanes closed, with some suggestions as zany as setting up a drive-through coffee shop on the toll lanes.

Saturday - 10/26/2013, 12:38pm EDT

Kalmia Road to close early for bridge replacement

The District will close a stretch of Kalmia Road sooner than planned to replace a bridge structure. The bridge conditions have deteriorated after recent rains.

Friday - 10/25/2013, 09:14pm EDT

What would you name a baby born on the Beltway?

So what do you name a baby boy when he is born on the Capital Beltway? A few suggestions.

Friday - 10/25/2013, 04:03pm EDT

Woman gives birth to boy on Outer Loop of Beltway

A woman gave birth to a baby boy on the Outer Loop of the Beltway Friday morning.

Friday - 10/25/2013, 09:42am EDT

January toll hike on Dulles Toll Road might be last for a while

Tolls are scheduled to go up again on the Dulles Toll Road in January. But it appears that may be the last toll hike for that road in the near future.

Thursday - 10/24/2013, 11:55am EDT

Loudoun commuter route to be widened to ease backups

A more than 5-mile stretch of Route 606 in Loudoun County will be widened to reduce backups and commute times.

Wednesday - 10/23/2013, 03:19pm EDT

WTOP Exclusive: D.C. streetcar service won't start in 2013

The much-anticipated launch of streetcar service in the District of Columbia has been delayed and won't begin until early 2014, WTOP has learned.

Wednesday - 10/23/2013, 06:56am EDT

Metro manager charged with embezzling farecards

A Metro station manager is accused of taking paper farecards and transferring their value onto SmarTrip cards so that he could sell them.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 05:50pm EDT

Montgomery County mom speaks out about road safety

A regional road safety campaign is about to begin its fall enforcement.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 05:01pm EDT

Work-zone speed camera going up in Frederick in November

A new work-zone speed camera will be deployed along route 340 and Route 15 between Interstate 70 and Mt. Zion Road near Ballenger Creek in Frederick County next month.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 04:11pm EDT
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328 drivers cited for texting in Va. since July 1

Virginia State Police cite 328 for texting while driving since law went into effect July 1

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 12:18pm EDT

WRIT: McLean will not be 'Tysonized'

Downtown McLean hasn't changed much in 20 years, perhaps longer. A renewal may be coming, led by Washington Real Estate Investment Trust and the JBG Cos., owners of two key properties.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 11:39am EDT

4 of Metro's 5 lines will not have weekend work

Metro: no weekend disruption on 4 of 5 lines this week, some orange line riders to see delays

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 07:10am EDT

Greenway toll hike to be challenged before state commission

For the first time, a state commission that oversees utility companies will hear a challenge to a proposed toll hike along the Dulles Greenway.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 06:55am EDT

Drivers paying more to take the Dulles Toll Road

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which operates the toll road, is on track to collect $125 million in tolls by the year's end, a 24 percent increase over 2012.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 05:25am EDT
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