Sprawl & Crawl

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

Montgomery County orders transit hub repairs to begin

Montgomery County has ordered its contractor to begin repairing major structural problems at the unfinished Silver Spring Transit Center and expects design work to fix other problems at the transit hub to begin soon.

Tuesday - 04/09/2013, 07:15pm EDT

Local agencies ramp up springtime traffic safety enforcement

From northern Virgina, across the District and into suburban Maryland, police are planning a springtime crackdown on motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians who break traffic safety laws.

Tuesday - 04/09/2013, 01:55pm EDT

D.C. parking ticket saga continues for federal employee

WTOP follows up with a federal worker who appealed a ticket because his car was parked in an airport garage at the time the ticket was issued.

Tuesday - 04/09/2013, 11:10am EDT

Report: Metro's new Silver Line may hinder commutes

A new report from Metro shows the system's upcoming Silver Line will force tens of thousands of people to wait longer, in larger crowds.

Tuesday - 04/09/2013, 09:08am EDT

Frederick building applications continue momentum through March

The year seems to be starting off well for the building industry, according to a report by a Frederick County housing professional

Monday - 04/08/2013, 02:00am EDT

Out-of-service Metro train derails; no injuries

Metro officials say an out-of-service train with no passengers onboard derailed as it was leaving a rail yard in northeast Washington.

Sunday - 04/07/2013, 02:58pm EDT

Eastbound I-66 travel times now posted on overhead signs

You have probably found yourself at one time or another stopped along I-66. But at least there are now new travel times posted for you to look at while stuck in the gridlock.

Sunday - 04/07/2013, 01:33pm EDT

Could HOT lane construction put Va. residents at risk?

At a rally held next to the ramp that will mark the end of the Interstate 95 Express Lanes, an Alexandria group called on the Virginia Department of Transportation to delay construction until a public health study is complete.

Saturday - 04/06/2013, 06:52pm EDT

New Telegraph Road interchange promises to ease congestion

Work is now finished on a new interchange at Telegraph Road, the final step in the decade-long Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project.

Friday - 04/05/2013, 05:56am EDT

VDOT warns of construction delays on I-95

VDOT warns of construction delays on I-95; southbound lanes to close near Quantico late Friday

Friday - 04/05/2013, 03:58am EDT

Arlington, WMATA to launch ‘independent review' of Super Stop

Arlington County and WMATA are launching a "full independent review" of the process and the expenses that led to the $1 million Walter Reed "Super Stop" on Columbia Pike.

Thursday - 04/04/2013, 05:10pm EDT

New D.C. traffic signals give pedestrians control

With the push of a button, people trying to cross some D.C. streets can bring traffic to a stop.

Thursday - 04/04/2013, 09:04am EDT

Travel times come to I-66, but not to the Beltway Express Lanes

As the Virginia Department of Transportation unveils more travel times on I-66, the agency tells WTOP similar information near the 495 Express Lanes could be years away.

Thursday - 04/04/2013, 08:09am EDT

D.C on pace to issue 700k speed camera tickets in 2013

The District of Columbia issued more than 700,000 speed camera tickets last fiscal year, netting the city about $78.8 million dollars -- a record high.

Wednesday - 04/03/2013, 05:24pm EDT

Bill would make changes to Maryland speed cameras

WTOP's Ari Ashe reports.

Wednesday - 04/03/2013, 09:35am EDT


Montgomery Co. Council demands updates on troubled transit hub

The Montgomery County Council wants regular updates on what it will take to fix the troubled Silver Spring Transit Center.

Tuesday - 04/02/2013, 06:55am EDT
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