Sprawl & Crawl
Dozens of neighborhoods and communities throughout the Washington region are being targeted by planners to serve as hubs of work, housing, transit and entertainment centers.
Standing on a narrow, suspended metal walkway below the surface of the Frederick Douglass Bridge, D.C. Department of Transportation Chief Engineer Ronaldo Nicholson explains the structure is both "functionally obsolete and structurally obsolete."
Fairfax County already is looking ahead 40 years with plans for Tysons Corner, and those plans include what could be a tax hike of up to 10 percent.
WTOP's Ari Ashe reports.
Metro is proposing a $2.5 billion budget that avoids fare hikes for the coming fiscal year.
Increased security measures at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center along Rockville Pike could significantly impact traffic Tuesday afternoon.
Interstate 270 is one of the most traffic-choked highways in the region. But figuring out how to solve that gridlock is proving to be a difficult task.
Amtrak is adding a late-evening Acela Express run between New York and Washington, boosting weekday Acela service between the two cities to 16.
A toll increase has gone into effect on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Starting in July, tolls to use several Maryland bridges and tunnels will go up.
Big plans are in the works for the New Carrollton Metro station over the next few years.
Union Station's leaseholders have agreed to pay the District of Columbia $7.5 million in taxes dating to 2008 to settle a dispute over the amounts owed to the government.
Maryland is reviewing a study that says the speed limit on the highway could be raised to 60 mph.
How speed cameras vendors are compensated is latest squabble over Maryland's controversial safety program, which motorists say are inaccurate in some jurisdiction.
The Purple Line, a proposed light-rail line to connect New Carrollton and Bethesda in Maryland, has long been promoted as a way to ease congestion on the Capital Beltway and offer another commuting option between Montgomery and Prince George's counties.
The latest toll hike on the Dulles Toll Road, which took effect New Year's Day, may have rekindled the protest over how the new Silver Line on Metro is being financed.
WTOP's Kristi King
In a county that rotates its leadership posts and boasts the lowest unemployment rate in the state, discord is rare. But a growing disagreement among Arlington County Board members peppered its annual reorganization meeting Tuesday.
A seven car accident has closed both directions of New York Avenue NE at Bladensburg Road, right in front of the Washington Times building.