Sprawl & Crawl

Loudoun delegate calls on governor to punt Bi-County Parkway

A Loudoun County delegate is calling on Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to stop moving ahead with the controversial Bi-County Parkway and leave it in the hands of the next governor.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 04:41am EDT

Could Metro water problems deter commuters?

Groundwater is leaking into a section of tunnel along the Red Line, and one concerned local leader has been told repairs won't start for two years.

Monday - 08/26/2013, 08:23pm EDT

Broken meters make up more than 80 percent of DDOT service calls

AAA Mid-Atlantic says drivers made more than 175,000 calls to the D.C. Department of Transportation last year to report broken parking meters.

Monday - 08/26/2013, 01:23pm EDT

'Vanpooling' could save commuters cash and time

The Fairfax County Department of Transportation says "vanpooling" is becoming more common -- but what is it?

Monday - 08/26/2013, 04:33am EDT

Lane closures to begin Monday on Maryland's 355

No pain no gain, right? A major commuter route that is way overdue for a makeover will undergo a facelift but it will involve lane closures to make the improvements.

Sunday - 08/25/2013, 09:27am EDT

New parking garage opens at Dunn Loring station

A new 1,400-space parking garage opens Monday at the Dunn Loring Metro station.

Saturday - 08/24/2013, 08:35pm EDT

LED lights coming soon to a Maryland street near you

You probably don't think too much about them as you drive past everyday but Montgomery and Prince George's County pay millions in electric bills each year for traffic lights.

Saturday - 08/24/2013, 07:43pm EDT

College Park to move speed cam after WTOP investigation

After a WTOP Ticketbuster investigation into a speed camera located at 3300 Metzerott Road, the City of College Park has agreed to move the camera.

Saturday - 08/24/2013, 12:18am EDT

Gas price disparity grows between Va. and Md.

The average price for a gallon regular, unleaded gas in Maryland is currently $3.56, while Virginia boasts a $3.36 a gallon average, according to GasBuddy.com.

Friday - 08/23/2013, 09:28am EDT

Former presidential candidate asks D.C. to fix intersection

A clogged D.C. intersection plagued with illegal turns has caught the attention of a former POTUS candidate.

Friday - 08/23/2013, 09:03am EDT

Final arch to be placed on New York Avenue Bridge

A new piece of public art will grace the New York Avenue Bridge providing a dash of nature and art to the newly rehabilitated structured that will serve as a gateway to the District's NoMA neighborhood.

Friday - 08/23/2013, 05:28am EDT

Passenger dies in crash that closes BW Parkway

A female passenger died in a crash that closed the Baltimore-Washington Parkway for about two hours.

Thursday - 08/22/2013, 08:29am EDT

Virginia 9th in the nation for car-ownership costs

Virginia commuters put a lot of miles on their vehicles, spending more on gas and maintenance than most as a result.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 01:38pm EDT

Back ups on Md. Rt. 32

Drivers experienced delays on Md. Rt. 32 through Wednesday morning.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 10:01am EDT

Bikeshare still on track for September launch in Montgomery Co.

Capital Bikeshare is on the verge of launching in Montgomery County and county officials are planning for a mid-September start to the bike rental program.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 05:04am EDT

All lanes of NB I-95 reopen after tractor trailer crash, fire

All lanes of northbound Interstate-95 have reopened between I-195/BWI Airport/Exit 47 and I-695/Exit 49 after a tractor-trailer crash and fire early Tuesday morning.

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 11:03am EDT

Reckless driving no longer the only option in Stafford County

Deputies in Stafford County, who previously had only the option of not writing a ticket or issuing a reckless driving citation, now can ticket drivers with improper driving.

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 10:38am EDT

Dupont Circle traffic circle lights to be on flash mode Tuesday

Drivers who travel through the Dupont Circle area may want to find an alternate route during the day Tuesday.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 05:28pm EDT

Police: Infant critically injured in beltway crash

Md. state police: Infant critically injured in crash with tractor trailer on Capital Beltway

Monday - 08/19/2013, 09:50am EDT

Water main break damages Prince William County road

Crews are working to repair the damage a water main break caused a town home community in Prince William County Sunday night.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 08:19am EDT
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