Sprawl & Crawl

Virginia will spend $355 million to clear roads more quickly

Crashes could be cleared faster because of a new six-year $355 million contract with Reston based Serco Inc., the Virginia Department of Transportation says.

Wednesday - 05/08/2013, 05:28am EDT

Metro plans weekend work on 4 of 5 lines

Metro plans weekend work on 4 of 5 lines, 4 orange line stations will be closed

Wednesday - 05/08/2013, 04:30am EDT

D.C. ticket dismissed after blatant error

An erroneous ticket placed on a man's car in D.C. last month left him scratching his head -- especially since the error was stated on the ticket itself.

Tuesday - 05/07/2013, 07:19am EDT

73-year-old woman rescued from DC Metro tracks

Fellow riders rescue 73-year-old woman from DC Metro tracks

Sunday - 05/05/2013, 03:39pm EDT

Pedestrian sting operations aim to lower death rate

Police are out keeping dangerous drivers away from pedestrians in a county with a recent rash of fatalities.

Sunday - 05/05/2013, 07:30am EDT

Traffic deaths on rise nationwide

Saturday - 05/04/2013, 05:49pm EDT

Metro closes part of 2 lines for weekend work

Metro says it's closing part of the red and green lines for weekend work.

Saturday - 05/04/2013, 08:39am EDT

New parking meters meant to encourage garage parking

Starting June 1, drivers going to Shady Grove Adventist Hospital and the surrounding medical buildings will have to pay to park on the street.

Saturday - 05/04/2013, 07:48am EDT

Metro wants public feedback on two new map designs

With Phase 1 of the Silver Line slated to open by year's end, Metrorail is updating its map.

Friday - 05/03/2013, 01:34pm EDT

2 unauthorized speed cameras in Prince George's town

Two speed cameras in a Maryland town are being called illegal, and a Prince George's County official says they need to be deactivated and removed immediately.

Friday - 05/03/2013, 06:47am EDT

New traffic patterns at Union Station unveiled

Long-planned improvements in the flow of traffic at one of D.C.'s worst traffic circles are now a reality.

Thursday - 05/02/2013, 08:45pm EDT

WMATA, county battle over Silver Spring Transit Center

A deal's a deal, except when there's an over-budget, overdue transit center with safety problems.

Thursday - 05/02/2013, 07:40am EDT

Streetcars could roll on H Street this fall

All three streetcars that make up the initial fleet will be in place by Thursday for testing. Ultimately, these streetcars will roll on H Street and Benning Road in Northeast.

Wednesday - 05/01/2013, 02:46pm EDT

2 days, 2 motorcycle-tractor-trailer crashes on I-95

For the second day in a row, northbound Interstate 95 had to be shut down for a crash involving a motorcycle and a tractor-trailer.

Wednesday - 05/01/2013, 12:49pm EDT

Metro: Cracked rail repaired on red line

Metro: Cracked rail repaired on red line near RI Ave. station, residual delays expected

Wednesday - 05/01/2013, 09:20am EDT

Council members want answers on Silver Spring Transit Center

The Silver Spring Transit Center is over budget and overdue, and now members of the Montgomery County Council want to know why.

Wednesday - 05/01/2013, 07:54am EDT

New bike lanes coming to D.C. this summer

Dedicated bicycle lanes are already in place on L Street NW and 15th Street NW, but WTOP has learned that in August, new lanes will go into place on M Street NW.

Wednesday - 05/01/2013, 06:56am EDT

Speed limit increase possible on Beltway Express Lanes

Virginia may increase the speed limit to 65 mph on the Interstate 495 Beltway Express Lanes.

Wednesday - 05/01/2013, 06:36am EDT

WTOP and WJLA Announce Joint Traffic Venture

Tuesday - 04/30/2013, 03:24pm EDT

Va. motorcyclist killed after hit-and-run on I-95

Virginia State Police say a 68-year-old motorcyclist was killed Tuesday morning in a hit-and-run crash involving a tractor-trailer on northbound Interstate 95 before the Fairfax County Parkway.

Tuesday - 04/30/2013, 01:17pm EDT
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