Sprawl & Crawl
Nearly two-thirds of people in the Washington area believe highways in the region should be widened, and there also is very strong support for expanding mass transit, according to a WTOP Beltway Poll.
The Base Realignment and Closure program has caused a change in travel behavior at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda.
Commuter Connections saw a 20 percent increase in applications last year.
According to a new WTOP Beltway Poll, 52 percent of residents polled are against using tolls to pay for transportation fixes.
Good vehicle maintenance, streamlining luggage and knowing when to idle and when to turn the car off are only some of the ways to save on gas mileage.
Red light runners managed to get a break for about a month because of a prominent camera that was on the fritz.
Legislation has been passed in Maryland that allows for automated cameras to be placed on the outside of school buses.
For the first time, bus commuters can receive alerts and advisories to help them plan a faster trip and avoid waiting at the bus stop.
It took decades of debate to approve and build the Intercounty Connector -- and now, just one year after the first portion opened -- the highway is set to expand.
The Dulles Connector Road eastbound at the Inner Loop of the Beltway will be closed starting around 11 p.m. Tuesday until 5 a.m. Wednesday for bridge deck work.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood calls talking or texting while driving his "biggest source of irritation." He takes it very seriously and even looks for violators.
Two Maryland lawmakers are pushing legislation that would require every person riding in a car to wear a seat belt.
Under the plan, Metro riders with SmarTrip cards who travel at peak times would pay about 5 percent more than they do now.
While newcomers have helped push up the population by tens of thousands over the past decade, the number of car registrations has done little more than flat line.
The D.C. Department of Transportation reports a 22 percent drop in the requests for pothole repairs. Need to report a pothole? Find out how to do so.
Some people are commuting hundreds of miles to get to work, using more than one mode of transportation to get to the office. The global economy and the growing number ways to communicate have led to more "super-commuters."
Now is your chance to speak your mind about plans to raise Metro fares.
A Maryland state audit is criticizing a $60 million public transportation program created to give rides to people with disabilities.
The interactive map shows how bad congestion is, on average, for each hour of the day and each day of the week.
The Metro Board of Directors recently offered General Manager Richard Sarles a performance bonus because of his accomplishments over the past year. But before any numbers could even be discussed, Sarles turned down the bonus offer.