Sprawl & Crawl

National Gateway project's progress to ease traffic congestion in region

A milestone this week marks a big step toward keeping more trucks from crowding key highways in the D.C. area including on Interstate 95.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 08:16am EDT

Trucker rally reportedly planned for D.C. Friday

Drivers in the D.C. metropolitan area could be in for a chaotic commute during the Friday morning rush hour this week.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 05:12pm EDT

Next transformation for Tysons: Clyde's

Fairfac County staffers are recommending approval of the 5.79-acre Tysons Central at the intersection of Leesburg Pike and Chain Bridge Road, adjacent to Metro's Greensboro station on the Silver Line. Led by NV Commercial Inc. and Clyde's Real Estate Group Inc., the $750 million redevelopment will feature six new buildings constructed atop a single, conjoined parking structure totaling as much as 2 million square feet.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 12:30pm EDT

Contractor faces penalties for I-95 backup in Va.

Bridge contractor faces VDOT penalties for I-95 traffic jam in Richmond

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 08:00am EDT

5 orange line stations to close for weekend work

Metro: shuttle buses replace trains on orange line for weekend work, 5 stations to close

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 04:28am EDT

Speaker taps NoVa GOP moderate to head roads panel

Tom Rust, moderate Republican from Fairfax County, to chair House Transportation Committee

Monday - 10/07/2013, 03:00pm EDT

Shutdown hampers deadly Metro accident investigation

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) would typically be on the scene after Sunday's incident, but officials confirm their staff is furloughed and will not assist.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 12:15pm EDT

Shutdown keeps NTSB from Metro accident site

NTSB: Investigators won't visit Metro accident site because of government shutdown

Monday - 10/07/2013, 09:20am EDT

1 dies in crash that closes Inner Loop

One person is dead after a two-vehicle crash on the Beltway's Inner Loop that closed the roadway in College Park, Md., Monday morning.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 08:35am EDT
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Weekend Wakeup: Navy football, boat show to snarl Annapolis traffic

Getting around downtown Annapolis will be very difficult this weekend, especially on Saturday.

Friday - 10/04/2013, 08:55pm EDT

Government shutdown delays key Bi-County Parkway deal

The latest wrinkle in the new "Battle of Manassas" is coming from Washington, D.C., not Virginia.

Friday - 10/04/2013, 08:41am EDT

Roads reopen around Capitol after chase, shooting

Roads reopen around Capitol after chase, fatal shooting

Friday - 10/04/2013, 08:00am EDT

Study: Daydreaming a top distraction for drivers

Getting lost in thought can cause accidents.

Thursday - 10/03/2013, 09:09am EDT

Metrorail ridership drops 22 percent with shutdown

Metro: Rail ridership drops 22 percent with government shutdown

Thursday - 10/03/2013, 01:06am EDT
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Pull out the plastic, D.C. cabs now take cards

Ninety percent of all cabs operating within the District now accept credit cards.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 10:15pm EDT

Some millennials choose apps over car ownership

Smartphone apps are making it easy for millennials to snub car ownership. A new study finds that apps make it easier for those wtihout cars to access alternative transportation options from bikes to buses to rental cars.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 08:10am EDT

New HOV ramp at Seminary Road to ease Mark Center congestion

Alexandria residents have conerns about HOV exit ramp to Seminary Road.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 07:38am EDT

Trains, buses offer extra midday service

Area public transportation services are making a few changes to their schedules.

Tuesday - 10/01/2013, 12:26pm EDT

MTA may add bus between Annapolis, New Carrollton

MTA considers new bus routes from Annapolis to New Carrollton for commuters

Sunday - 09/29/2013, 06:00pm EDT

80 percent of cabs to meet credit card deadline

The D.C. taxi commission said they would consider hardship appeals on a case-by-case basis for those drivers who have not yet received waivers and won't have the equipment in time to meet the deadline.

Friday - 09/27/2013, 07:56pm EDT
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