Sprawl & Crawl

Metro to spend $5M on anti-fatigue plan

Metro will spend $5 million in the next fiscal year on an anti-fatigue plan.

Tuesday - 04/16/2013, 03:27am EDT

Emancipation Day means parking changes in D.C.

Tuesday is Emancipation Day in the District, and that means there are some changes to typical weekday parking rules.

Monday - 04/15/2013, 01:37pm EDT

Brown confident of progress on Md. Purple Line

Maryland leaders are confident the Purple Line from Bethesda to New Carrollton will open by 2020.

Monday - 04/15/2013, 01:28pm EDT

Metro to resume weekend track work after break

Metro to resume weekend track work after break for cherry blossoms

Monday - 04/15/2013, 09:41am EDT

Long commutes lead to shorter lifespans

Gridlock can literally kill by raising your blood pressure, your stress level and your risk of heart disease.

Monday - 04/15/2013, 07:03am EDT

Fairfax Connector changes planned with Silver Line opening

Fairfax County will hold a series of meetings beginning Monday night asking for feedback on a revised plan for new bus schedules and routes once trains begin running from Wiehle-Reston East to East Falls Church.

Monday - 04/15/2013, 04:17am EDT

Opposition growing to Dulles Greenway toll hike

The Dulles Greenway, the 14-mile-long highway that runs from Dulles Airport to Leesburg is one of the region's underused highways and the latest toll hike may be the last straw for some local residents.

Sunday - 04/14/2013, 08:27am EDT

More areas consider using fake speed cameras

In a new twist on speed cameras, the City of Laurel introduced two fake cameras this week.

Saturday - 04/13/2013, 07:51am EDT

Feds pass on funding Columbia Pike streetcar line

Arlington and Fairfax counties won't receive federal funding for a new streetcar line planned along Columbia Pike.

Friday - 04/12/2013, 09:06pm EDT

Fairfax Co. road improvements could ease commutes

It may seem like a rarity around here, but two construction projects have come in under budget, allowing the money to go toward other much needed road improvements in Fairfax County.

Friday - 04/12/2013, 08:29pm EDT

Metro operator caught using cellphone now out of a job

A train operator no longer works for Metro after he was caught on camera looking at his cellphone.

Friday - 04/12/2013, 05:36pm EDT

Drivers slow to use 495 Express Lanes

More people are using the 495 Express Lanes in Virginia but the increase in traffic in the lanes' first six months has been slow.

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 06:22pm EDT

What not to do: Metro to unveil new safety signs

Metro has unveiled plans for new train evacuation instructions after passengers on the Green Line self-evacuated during an emergency in January.

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 06:13pm EDT

Blossoms, sports, politics yield record-busting Metro ridership

Wednesday was the busiest ridership day for Metrorail since 2010, topping even January's inauguration ridership, and the fourth busiest day in transit system's 37-year history.

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 01:58pm EDT

Major road improvements coming to Columbia Pike

While the planned Columbia Pike streetcar has been making local headlines, Arlington County has been quietly moving forward with a project that's bringing significant infrastructure improvements to the busy thoroughfare.

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 01:30pm EDT

Metro unveils ‘station of the future' for Bethesda

Metro released details on its plan to pilot a "Metro station of the future" project at the Bethesda Metro station.

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 11:24am EDT

Light rail to Naval Station Norfolk studied

Study of extending light rail to Naval Station Norfolk underway, expected to last 15 months

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 10:20am EDT

New red-light cameras debut in Montgomery County

A series of new red-light cameras are coming to the region over the next week both in Colesville and Rockville,Md., including one near the site of another controversial camera.

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 07:11am EDT

Metro expects extra crowds Wednesday evening

Metrorail is advising travelers to pack their patience and expect large crowds Wednesday evening due to a rally, a Nationals game, Wizards game and cherry blossom tourism.

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 02:30pm EDT

Parents petition for more traffic safety near Bethesda Elementary

Bethesda Elementary School parents upset by the number of traffic accident and near-accidents in downtown Bethesda launched a petition calling for increased safety measures.

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 05:05am EDT
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