Sprawl & Crawl
Crossing some roads in Montgomery County has proved to be a dangerous task for pedestrians. Officials have recently cracked down on pedestrian safety, and have since seen promising results. However, some residents say more needs to be done to ensure the safety of pedestrians.
Track work will slow Metro riders down this weekend on all five rail lines. Crews will be performing a variety of construction and maintenance, including platform reconstruction, electrical work and drain cleaning.
Metro officials are apologizing for an incident that left hundreds of passengers stranded for hours on Metro's green line Wednesday evening.
A quick-moving clipper delivered a blast of snow in the D.C. region on Friday morning, causing complications on the roadways during the morning rush.
Less than three months since the Beltway Express Lanes opened in Fairfax County, listeners are telling WTOP that prices seem to be going up, even outside of rush hour.
Metro is investigating what when wrong during a two-hour service outage during the Wednesday evening commute.
Potomac Yard is quickly becoming an up-and-coming Alexandria hub with a shopping center, restaurants and condominiums. In the next few years, the area may get a new Metro station.
Ray LaHood, U.S. transportation secretary
Using public transportation instead of driving could save commuters an average of $10,502 a year, according to the American Public Transportation Association.
The Travel Leaders Group ranks airports in Atlanta and Charlotte as the best for connecting flights, based on surveys with member travel agents.
Four years after Maryland endorsed a plan to add a traffic signal at a busy intersection on Silver Spring's border with the District of Columbia, the plan is still on the drawing boards.
A bill in the Maryland House of Delegates would raise the top speed on interstates and expressways statewide from 65 mph to 70 mph.
A new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety finds that cameras in Arlington County have proven effective at reducing the number of drivers committing red-light violations, along with reducing the number of possible serious crashes. However, its findings are disputed.
WTOP's Hank Silverberg reports.
WTOP's Max Smith reports.
Recent findings from a report published by the National Capital Region's Transportation Planning Board show that D.C. metro area residents and commuters have varied opinions when it comes to traffic and taxes.
The March for Life event is scheduled to close streets, around the District on Friday, Jan. 25, according to the District's Department of Transportation.
A power system problem caused delays on Amtrak and MARC trains Friday.
Metro riders have experienced doors opening recently when they should not. The latest incident happened on the Green Line at L'Enfant Plaza, apparently because of operator error.
A Metro board member says public support is a key to getting Maryland, Virginia and the federal government to pay for a new growth plan for the transit system.