Sprawl & Crawl

Commuter Idle: A 3-hour trek through 4 'states'

He's not a morning person, but family and church keep him waking up at 3 a.m. for the three-hour trip.

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 05:10am EDT

Metro adds 7-day short trip pass to SmarTrip cards

Metro adds weekly short-trip pass to SmarTrip cards, discontinues paper short-trip pass

Monday - 05/20/2013, 09:30am EDT

Cyclists take to the streets for National Bike Month

May is National Bike Month, a reminder that bikes are increasingly becoming part of the traffic flow.

Sunday - 05/19/2013, 07:26am EDT

Capital Bikeshare sets new ridership record

Capital Bikeshare set a new record Friday. The red bikes were checked out more than 10,100 times - the most rides ever on a weekday.

Saturday - 05/18/2013, 01:09pm EDT

Purple Line will rely on federal, private funding

Customers will soon pay more at the pump in Maryland, thanks to a new gas tax. But even that won't raise enough money for one project.

Saturday - 05/18/2013, 07:42am EDT

Graduations to cause weekend traffic delays

Construction along Interstate 95, bridge work, more track work and several area university commencement ceremonies will delay travelers this weekend. That and more in your Weekend Wakeup.

Friday - 05/17/2013, 07:49pm EDT

Montgomery County residents speak out on bus rapid transit

At a public hearing before the Montgomery County Planning Board Thursday evening, more than 50 residents testified about bus-rapid transit.

Friday - 05/17/2013, 07:21am EDT

BWI runway closures set for overnight this weekend

2 main commercial runways to be closed during overnight hours this weekend

Friday - 05/17/2013, 03:21am EDT

New traffic signal could confuse some drivers (VIDEO)

The District Department of Transportation has finished installing its fifth pedestrian High-Intensity Activated Crosswalk, or HAWK. The crosswalks "help pedestrians safely cross high traffic volume streets," according to DDOT.

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 02:35pm EDT

Filming for 'Captain America' closing D.C. streets

Filming for the Captain America movie will close some D.C. streets Thursday and Friday.

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 09:20am EDT

Metro to shut 5 stations for weekend work

Metro to shut a total of 5 stations on green and orange lines for weekend work

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 08:05am EDT

$15.4 billion roads draft heavy on Hampton Roads

Hampton Roads area would see major highway projects under draft plan fattened by fresh revenue

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 07:50pm EDT

Metro: No cause of Silver Spring fire yet

Although the ultimate cause of the fire that badly damaged one of the transit agency's oldest model railcars and left hundreds of commuters stranded has not been determined, the transit agency released preliminary findings Wednesday.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 07:44pm EDT

VDOT reaches deal on pothole repair claims

The Virginia Department of Transportation has reached a deal to repay some motorists whose vehicles were damaged by potholes in Hampton Roads.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 06:48pm EDT

Speed camera firm refunding $27K in Hagerstown

Contractor's lax inspection of speed cameras leads to $27,000 in refunds in Hagerstown, Md.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 01:40pm EDT

College Park Metro station to be closed on UMd. graduation weekend

WTOP's Kate Ryan reports.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 10:01am EDT


Red Line service restored after fire, smoke Tuesday

Metro has resumed service along the Red Line following a report of smoke and fire under a railcar at the Silver Spring station Tuesday.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 06:08am EDT

Forum to be held on Purple Line

Construction industry experts to discuss Purple Line

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 05:55am EDT

Widening of U.S. 1 to ease Fort Belvoir commute

This fall, a project to widen U.S. 1/Richmond Highway between Telegraph Road and Mount Vernon Memorial Highway will begin to help ease the commute to Fort Belvoir.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 04:24am EDT

Majority of Va. drivers drive distracted on I-95, or observe it

A new survey from AAA Mid-Atlantic and Transurban-Flor finds that a vast majority of drivers in Virginia along I-95 either drive distracted or have witnessed someone doing so.

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 05:12pm EDT
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