Sprawl & Crawl

Police ID driver killed in crash on Beltway's Outer Loop

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of Maryland has identified the victim of the June 8 fatal crash as Tiara Nichelle Jackson, 22, of Clinton, Md.

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 01:13pm EDT

Arlington may lower speed limit in downtown areas

Arlington may lower the speed limit in parts of its busy downtown sections.

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 12:58pm EDT

Metro probes train call system problem reports

Metro officials say they're investigating reports of problems with the emergency call system on a Red Line train after a fight broke out.

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 09:26am EDT

Metro says weekend work to impact Red, Orange lines

Metro: weekend work will impact the red and orange lines; 3 other lines have no work scheduled

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 07:15am EDT

There's a science to timing traffic lights

What may seem like a nuisance to you might be a part of an efficient larger pattern.

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 03:36am EDT

Transurban: Express Lanes don't have problems like Richmond toll road

Creditors are taking over operations of a state-owned toll road outside Richmond that is run by the same company that runs the 495 Express Lanes, though a representative of the company denies that there are any problems regarding the Beltway lanes.

Monday - 06/17/2013, 05:45am EDT

'Ride to Work Day' encourages motorcycles, scooters

If it seems as though there are a lot more motorcycles and scooters on the road Monday, there's a reason. It's "Motorcycle and Scooter Ride to Work Day."

Monday - 06/17/2013, 04:15am EDT

Phase 2 of Silver Line to begin next month

As construction is set to wrap up this fall on Phase 1 of the Silver Line, work will begin next month on Phase 2, extending Metro into Loudoun County.

Sunday - 06/16/2013, 04:53pm EDT

No word from Metro on control changes

Nearly four years after a deadly Metro crash, the agency is still uncertain when it will switch back from manual to automatic train control.

Sunday - 06/16/2013, 06:58am EDT

WTOP Exclusive: Silver Line opening delayed until January

Weather-related construction delays will push back the opening of the first segment of Metro's new Silver Line by at least a month.

Friday - 06/14/2013, 07:55pm EDT

Metro determines cause of Red Line fire

WMATA has determined the cause of a fire on a Red Line train in May.

Friday - 06/14/2013, 09:55am EDT

Metro trains ran through red signals

Metro train operators have run red signals five times in the last three months, officials say.

Friday - 06/14/2013, 07:58am EDT

Voice-operated dashboard technology still risky

Voice-operated texting, emailing more dangerous for drivers than simply talking on cellphone

Thursday - 06/13/2013, 10:12am EDT

For pedestrian safety, Montgomery County cracks down on both sides

With 11 pedestrians killed in Montgomery County this year -- more than in all of 2012 combined -- some pedestrian advocates are saying transportation officials and police are not doing enough for them.

Thursday - 06/13/2013, 09:51am EDT

AAA: 115,000 Va. motorists can expect car problems

AAA Mid-Atlantic predicts nearly 115,000 motorists in Virginia will need help with vehicle breakdowns this summer.

Wednesday - 06/12/2013, 07:52am EDT

Major improvements possible for U.S. 1 in Fairfax, Prince William

One of America's oldest highways and a primary commuter route in Northern Virginia could get a major face-lift.

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 07:22am EDT

3 red line stations to close for weekend work

3 red line stations to close for weekend work, longer waits for trains on other lines expected

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 04:40am EDT

Forum scheduled to discuss Red Line in Baltimore

Forum scheduled to discuss Red Line transit project in Baltimore

Monday - 06/10/2013, 04:30am EDT

MARC: Slight delay in Monday's commute after Friday derailment

The Maryland Transit Administration says that the Friday derailment of a CSX train will have only a small impact on Monday's MARC trains.

Sunday - 06/09/2013, 07:03pm EDT

No perfect commuting options for Ft. Belvoir

Ft. Belvoir officials are reaching out to more than 30,000 employees to survey how they commute and how alternative options could become more attractive.

Sunday - 06/09/2013, 04:41pm EDT
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