Sprawl & Crawl

D.C. Circulator begins extended hours for summer

Two of the five DC Circulator bus routes are beginning longer hours for the summer season.

Monday - 04/01/2013, 08:20am EDT

Va. bus fares to go up in July

It will soon cost more to take a bus in Alexandria.

Sunday - 03/31/2013, 10:25am EDT

D.C. ticket fines dropping on Monday

Starting Monday, fines in the District will be dropping. Speed tickets, for example, will drop across the board between $8 and $50.

Saturday - 03/30/2013, 06:10pm EDT

Speed limit increases on the ICC

The speed limit change comes shortly after WTOP's Ari Ashe reported that nearly 7,000 speeding tickets have been issued since the ICC opened.

Saturday - 03/30/2013, 08:50am EDT

Metro rolls out revamped mobile site for smartphones (VIDEO)

Metro's new mobile site replaces an outdated version that didn't account for touch- screen navigation.

Friday - 03/29/2013, 07:38am EDT

At 11th Street Bridge, crashes are common

It's a major commuting route from Maryland to D.C., but it's also one of the most accident-prone paths into the city.

Friday - 03/29/2013, 06:52am EDT

Nearly 7K speeding tickets issued on ICC

Since the Intercounty Connector opened, nearly 7,000 speeding tickets have been issued, according to documents obtained by WTOP.

Friday - 03/29/2013, 05:20am EDT

Arlington streetcars: Boon or boondoggle

At a heated town hall on Wednesday night on the topic of bringing streetcars to Arlington, opponents came out with signs and interrupted answers from county board members.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 05:15pm EDT

Silver Line could open by the end of 2013

The stations are going up, the tracks are in and Metro's new Silver Line might be completed before the end of 2013.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 02:09pm EDT

Popular bus routes saved for Pentagon commuters

Two popular express bus routes connecting Reston to the Pentagon and Crystal City have been saved from the chopping block.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 06:28am EDT

TSA expedites security screening for wounded warriors

Wounded warriors traveling through security lines can expect an expedited screening, according to the Transportation Security Administration.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 03:34am EDT

Controlled deer hunt begins in Rock Creek Park

As the controlled deer hunt in Rock Creek Park begins Wednesday night, temporary nighttime road closures will go into effect to protect park visitors and neighbors.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 01:27am EDT

Speed limit is increasing on ICC

Drivers can go a little faster on the Intercounty Connector starting March 29.

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 03:13pm EDT

Wounded warriors can't find parking for treatment at Walter Reed

Staffers at Walter Reed have been parking in the parking garage for patients, and that's prompted changes.

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 11:09am EDT

Developer sues Metro and D.C. Council member Jim Graham over land deal

Developer Banneker Ventures is suing D.C. Council member Jim Graham in connection with a disputed Metro real estate deal on Florida Avenue NW that Graham was involved in during his tenure on the transit agency's board of directors.

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 06:42am EDT

Va. gov edits extend local tax authority statewide

Va gov amends roads bill to extend regional tax authority statewide, avert legal concerns

Tuesday - 03/26/2013, 10:09am EDT

Metro unveils new rush hour service

Metro unveiled a new service Monday aimed at cutting back on crowd sizes during peak travel times.

Tuesday - 03/26/2013, 01:20am EDT

Report: Fewer repeat speeders in D.C. than in Md.

Drivers who get caught by speed cameras in Montgomery and Prince George's counties are more likely to get caught speeding again than drivers in D.C., according to data reviewed by Channel 4.

Monday - 03/25/2013, 06:53pm EDT

Man fights 'bogus' D.C. parking ticket for 1 year, 6 months and counting

A federal employee tells WTOP that he's been fighting D.C.'s Department of Motor Vehicles over what he calls a "bogus" parking ticket for a year and a half.

Monday - 03/25/2013, 06:27am EDT

Changing the length of marathon commutes in Washington

More than a quarter of America's 600,000 mega- commuters, or those who take 90 minutes or longer to get to work, are from the Washington area.

Saturday - 03/23/2013, 06:50am EDT
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