Sprawl & Crawl
While pedestrian fatalities in the District fell to a record low in 2012, one particular type of turn continues to lead to several serious crashes.
Virginia Railway Express schedules March hearings on proposed fare rate increase
While most eyes in Annapolis are focused on gun control and the gas tax, several bills to address speed cameras are being actively discussed, including one measure that would eliminate the cameras altogether.
To accommodate service on the Metro's future Silver Line, the Fairfax County Department of Transportation may eliminate bus service to the Pentagon and Crystal City, a proposal that could affect thousands of federal workers.
In just 12 hours Wednesday, Metro received seven reports of electronic gadgets, six times the normal theft rate for the transit system. Metro officials are warning riders to guard their possession.
Insurance rates are more likely to rise for younger drivers who get traffic tickets than for drivers over 50, a survey conducted by InsuranceQuotes.com finds.
With Virginia Republicans split over a transportation funding compromise, Democrats may be the deciding factor in whether the first major reforms to Virginia's highway financing system in 27 years hits the governor's desk.
With the clock ticking for reaching a deal on transportation funding, lawmakers in Annapolis heard testimony Wednesday on Senate President Mike Miller's proposal to add a 3 percent sales tax on gas and to allow local counties to raise the gas tax to 5 percent.
Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling
Driving into the District could get more expensive.
Ever get a $40 ticket from a speed camera in Maryland and think about challenging it court? What exactly happens there? WTOP Sprawl and Crawl reporter Ari Ashe visits a courthouse in Hyattesville to find out.
Americans for Prosperity says raising Maryland's gas tax would kill about 1,000 jobs and hurt low- and middle-class workers the most.
There are more collisions involving cyclists and pedestrians along 14th Street Northwest, than anywhere else in the District, but a DDOT review finds a "very high percentage" of the crashes in that corridor and across the city are caused by drivers, cyclists or pedestrians behaving badly.
Montgomery Co. proposes scaled-back rapid-bus system after feasibility study
Gas prices in the D.C. metro region spiked 14 cents in the last week up to $3.75 a gallon and 4 cents higher than the national average of $3.71.
About four years ago, Suzanne Carroll made a choice that almost 3,000 workers old enough to drive in Frederick County made in 2011 -- she began to commute by public transit. Her commute is now less hectic, despite occasional MARC train delays, she said.
Some Reston residents are worried that the opening the first phase of Metro's Silver Line will make traffic worse near one of the stations scheduled to open at the end of the year.
Since the lanes opened last November, Virginia State Police tell WTOP that law enforcement handed out 51 tickets to drivers who falsely claimed to be a high-occupancy vehicle.
News Channel 7 reports some Metro employees are racking-up overtime hours and taking home yearly earnings that are much higher than their base salaries.
A Fairfax County representative is calling foul over a Metro-endorsed proposal he says gives Prince George's County the edge in an ongoing bid to host the FBI headquarters.