Sprawl & Crawl

Survey: Mass transit more popular, but most still drive by themselves

A new survey from the Transportation Planning Board's Commuter Connections program finds that while more people are teleworking and using mass transit, most still drive a car by themselves into work.

Thursday - 09/19/2013, 05:34am EDT

College Park driver found guilty on speed cam ticket, fines waived

A man who received a speeding ticket from a speed camera that was later relocated was found guilty of speeding but a judge suspended all fines associated with the ticket.

Wednesday - 09/18/2013, 03:42pm EDT

DDOT: Streets near Navy Yard reopen after shooting

DC DOT: Streets, bridges near Navy Yard reopen after shooting

Tuesday - 09/17/2013, 09:30am EDT

AP IMPACT: Many U.S. bridges old, risky and rundown

Motorists coming off the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge into Washington are treated to a postcard-perfect view of the U.S. Capitol. The bridge itself, however, is about as ugly as it gets: The steel underpinnings have thinned since the structure was built in 1950, and the span is pocked with rust and crumbling concrete.

Monday - 09/16/2013, 07:01am EDT

AAA says gas prices should decline after summer

AAA says gas prices should start to decline following summer travel season

Sunday - 09/15/2013, 07:48pm EDT

Metro seeks input on changes to Metrobus routes

Metro officials seek input on numerous changes proposed for Metrobus routes in DC, Md., Va.

Sunday - 09/15/2013, 07:00pm EDT

Officials: 2 of 5 troubled DC bridges are fixed

Sunday - 09/15/2013, 05:30pm EDT

Police investigating arson of speed camera in Md.

Police investigating arson of speed camera near school in Maryland

Saturday - 09/14/2013, 06:00pm EDT

Race will close down Fort McHenry Tunnel tube

The fifth annual Fort McHenry Tunnel 5k run and walk will close the tunnel from about 7 p.m. Saturday until noon on Sunday.

Saturday - 09/14/2013, 02:08pm EDT

Prince George's adds speed camera in Landover

A new speed camera has gone up in Landover near Dodge Park Elementary School.

Friday - 09/13/2013, 03:16pm EDT

Bi-County Parkway, Battlefield bypass moving forward

Virginia and the National Park Service will move ahead with both the Bi-County Parkway and the Manassas National Battlefield Park Bypass at the same time.

Friday - 09/13/2013, 07:38am EDT

Northern Va. transportation summit targets regional solutions

At a forum of transportation experts on Thursday night, panelists called upon elected leaders to think about regional solutions to solve the congestion in the region.

Friday - 09/13/2013, 04:30am EDT

Capital Bikeshare coming to Montgomery County at end of September

As Capital Bikeshare stations are popping up in Bethesda, Silver Spring and Takoma Park, WTOP learns an event to formally launch the program is is coming at the end of September.

Thursday - 09/12/2013, 11:21am EDT

Metro unveils new map with Silver Line

Metro releases a new map to spread awareness about the Silver Line.

Thursday - 09/12/2013, 10:28am EDT

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Fairfax County develops plans to target speeders

Fairfax County plans to spend $350,000 to add more stop signs and speed bumps to force drivers to slow down in residential neighborhoods.

Thursday - 09/12/2013, 04:50am EDT

Senate panel to hold hearing on Purple Line

Senate panel to hear from state transportation officials about Purple Line

Thursday - 09/12/2013, 03:25am EDT

9/11 motorcycle ride denied permits for non-stop trek in D.C.

The blogosphere was abuzz Tuesday morning with news that the District would not give permits to a group of bikers organizing a ride to honor the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks. WTOP Answer Desk set out to learn what really happened.

Wednesday - 09/11/2013, 10:36am EDT
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Fairfax County Parkway traffic eased with new interchange

Virginia transportation officials are ready to cut the ribbon on a new interchange -- but technically, it's already open to drivers.

Wednesday - 09/11/2013, 07:07am EDT

Silver Spring Transit Center on hold until 2014

Contractors for the Silver Spring Transit Center say the summer of 2014 is the earliest the project could be ready to operate, and county officials seem to concede that's the case.

Tuesday - 09/10/2013, 11:00pm EDT

AAA: Speed limit increases in D.C. lead to fewer speed camera tickets

The number of speed camera tickets issued to motorists in portions of the District has decreased, new numbers show.

Tuesday - 09/10/2013, 06:29am EDT
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