Sprawl & Crawl

Cost of SmarTrip cards going down to $2

SmarTrip cards will go down in price to $2 in October.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 01:11pm EDT

NTSB investigators visit site of Bay Bridge crash

wo National Transportation Safety Board officials spent several hours with Maryland officials Thursday and drove over the Bay Bridge to see the spot where last week a car plunged into the waters below.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 10:06am EDT

VDOT moves to reduce wrecks on James River Bridge

VDOT to add studs to James River Bridge's new steel grid deck to reduce accidents

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 09:50am EDT

Congestion-easing transportation project approved in Northern Va.

NVTA approves 32 new projects.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 08:17am EDT

Mother Nature blamed for failures with Woodrow Wilson Bridge gates

Mother Nature is responsible for early morning traffic backups and problems on a $2.5 billion bridge that is only six years old.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 08:16am EDT

NB Md. 4 in Calvert County reopens after crash

Officials reopened northbound Md. 4 at Mount Harmony Road in Calvert County, but it will likely close again in the evening.

Wednesday - 07/24/2013, 12:01pm EDT

Montgomery County officials says transit center cracks aren't safety issue

It sounds pretty ominous: "We have a structure that is cracking and continues to crack and that is a problem."

Wednesday - 07/24/2013, 05:41am EDT

AAA calls for probe after Bay Bridge crash

The auto club is asking the National Transportation Safety Board to step in and inspect the Bay Bridge's barrier railing system.

Tuesday - 07/23/2013, 02:55pm EDT

How to escape a submerged vehicle

Morgan Lake she didn't want to drown and was able to swim out the window of her car after it plunged into the Chesapeake Bay last Friday night. So what would you do if your car was suddenly in the water, sinking? We've got expert tips to help you survive a watery crash.

Tuesday - 07/23/2013, 02:36pm EDT

Silver Spring Transit Center repairs hit a roadblock

Repairs on the Silver Spring Transit Center are finally under way, but there's already a kink: a dispute over how the repairs should be done.

Tuesday - 07/23/2013, 10:33am EDT

Metro: 4 stations to close for weekend work

Metro: 4 orange line stations to close for weekend work

Tuesday - 07/23/2013, 05:20am EDT

Sign installation closes lanes on SE/SW Freeway

The installation of message signs on the SE/SW Freeway will cause delays for commuters over the next several weeks.

Monday - 07/22/2013, 09:47am EDT

Traffic relief comes for Mark Center commuters

Traffic is supposed to get moving a little faster around the Mark Center-Seminary Road area starting Monday.

Monday - 07/22/2013, 08:37am EDT

VDOT completes rehab of US 301 bridge

VDOT completes rehab bridge spanning Rappahannock between Caroline, King George counties

Monday - 07/22/2013, 03:19am EDT

Saving on gas as the prices spike

In the last week, prices have spiked by 14 cents. It's an increase drivers haven't seen since February of this year, according to AAA.

Friday - 07/19/2013, 07:55am EDT

Woman: Erroneous D.C. ticket came on day of Md. funeral, hospital visit

A Maryland woman who received a parking ticket in Northwest D.C. on the same day she went to both a funeral in Mitchellville and the emergency room in Columbia says she was the victim of an erroneous ticket and won't drive in D.C. anymore.

Friday - 07/19/2013, 07:11am EDT

I-95 lanes closures start Friday night

Drivers should add at least an extra 25 minutes to their commutes, if they travel Interstate 95 South near Quantico this weekend.

Friday - 07/19/2013, 04:26am EDT

From EYA to MIT: What developers plan for Walter Reed

The three teams vying for the master developer role at Walter Reed presented their broad plans to the community Thursday night, each bringing a collection of high-value institutional, residential, financial or retail partners to the table.

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 11:14pm EDT

Inner Loop reopens after fatal crash

A fatal crash closed the Capital Beltway's Inner Loop for more than five hours early Thursday.

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 08:26am EDT

Bi-County Parkway faces obstacles, debate heats up

Prince William County officials push state officials to build both a western and northern bypass around Manassas National Battlefield as the debate heats up over both road construction projects.

Wednesday - 07/17/2013, 05:50pm EDT
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