Sprawl & Crawl

Fairfax County Parkway traffic eased with new interchange

Virginia transportation officials are ready to cut the ribbon on a new interchange -- but technically, it's already open to drivers.

Wednesday - 09/11/2013, 07:07am EDT

Silver Spring Transit Center on hold until 2014

Contractors for the Silver Spring Transit Center say the summer of 2014 is the earliest the project could be ready to operate, and county officials seem to concede that's the case.

Tuesday - 09/10/2013, 11:00pm EDT

AAA: Speed limit increases in D.C. lead to fewer speed camera tickets

The number of speed camera tickets issued to motorists in portions of the District has decreased, new numbers show.

Tuesday - 09/10/2013, 06:29am EDT

Redskins' home opener to cause major traffic delays

The Redskins home opener on Monday Night Football will put a crimp in many commuters' plans that evening as the 'Skins host the Eagles.

Monday - 09/09/2013, 10:33pm EDT

Metro sees train ridership, revenue drop

Metro brought in $20 million less in fare revenue than projected during the last year due to dropping ridership.

Monday - 09/09/2013, 08:59pm EDT

Parking devices to go dark in Arlington

An electronic parking device used to pay for public parking in Arlington County is going away.

Monday - 09/09/2013, 02:18pm EDT

Classes cancelled at U. of Md. Largo for Redskins traffic

Classes at the University of Maryland University College's Largo campus have been canceled for Monday night.

Monday - 09/09/2013, 01:40pm EDT

Jackknifed semi causes delays on Inner Loop of Beltway

A jackknifed semi on the Inner Loop of the Beltway is blocking the right lane before Rt. 201/Kenilworth Avenue.

Monday - 09/09/2013, 10:52am EDT

More seats and better service coming to MARC

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is using new transportation dollars to revamp and improve MARC train service between Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Sunday - 09/08/2013, 12:06pm EDT
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I-95 Express Lanes could open early

If you travel I-95 in Virginia, you've seen construction on the new express lanes rising fast. It turns out, they could open earlier than expected.

Sunday - 09/08/2013, 09:57am EDT

Testing to close Douglass Memorial Bridge in DC

Routine testing to close Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge in DC

Saturday - 09/07/2013, 08:20pm EDT

Weekend Wakeup: Road races, festivals to close roads

Several races planned for this weekend will close major roads throughout the region this weekend.

Saturday - 09/07/2013, 02:33am EDT

Charles Co. close to deal to issue speed camera refunds

Drivers who paid nearly 3,400 illegal speed camera tickets in Charles County could see their refund soon.

Friday - 09/06/2013, 08:57pm EDT

Drivers pose dangers to highway workers, police

As two Maryland Transportation Authority police officers recover after their cruiser was struck on Interstate 95, AAA Mid-Atlantic says drivers striking or nearly striking people on the highway happens all too frequently, despite Move Over laws.

Friday - 09/06/2013, 01:19pm EDT

Maintenance equipment derails on Metro tracks

A maintenance crane came off the tracks overnight Thursday in the same area where a Metro train derailed last week.

Friday - 09/06/2013, 12:08pm EDT

Lawsuit could turn Va. tolls upside down, cost taxpayers millions

A lawsuit against toll increases in Virginia could nullify agreements with private toll operators and leave state taxpayers holding the tab for past, present and planned infrastructure projects.

Friday - 09/06/2013, 06:21am EDT

Metro hopes to avoid weekday shutdowns for tunnel repairs

Metro officials says they hope to avoiding shutting down two heavily used Metro stations to waterproof the train tunnels next year.

Friday - 09/06/2013, 03:28am EDT

Most Metro communication systems restored

Several communication systems used by Metro went down Thursday morning, but the transit agency says safety on the subway trains is not affected.

Thursday - 09/05/2013, 12:24pm EDT
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Buses replace trains on 2 lines for weekend work

Metro: shuttle buses will replace trains on parts of red and orange lines this weekend

Thursday - 09/05/2013, 07:37am EDT

13 leaders say 'slow down' to Bi-County Parkway plans

Local leaders say Gov. Bob McDonnell should hold off on plans to build the Bi-County Parkway, a proposed 10-mile stretch of highway that would connect Prince William and Loudoun counties.

Thursday - 09/05/2013, 05:34am EDT
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