Sprawl & Crawl
WTOP's Neal Augenstein reports
As Metro considers another round of fare increases to help balance its budget, out-of-towners could be counted on to pick up a lot of the slack.
A measure to reshuffle the governing board of the multi-state authority that oversees Washington's Dulles and Reagan National airports failed to achieve the four-fifths majority it needed to pass Virginia's House as emergency legislation.
A Frederick planner recently proposed allowing drivers to use the Interstate 270 shoulders during peak travel times to ease traffic.
There may never be a better time to put a carpool group together than right now.
An accident along New York Avenue stopped traffic in both directions around 6 p.m. Wednesday night.
Virginia lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban the forced use of unions in the state, which some say would keep costs on public projects from soaring even higher and help a larger segment of the unemployed.
Listening to your iPod or MP3 player while walking could put you at a higher accident risk, a new study shows.
The top weekend story in the traffic world concerns Metro track work on the Blue and Orange lines, with the Federal Center SW and Capitol South stations scheduled to be closed.
Washington's mayor and the governors of Maryland and Virginia say they're pleased with the safety improvements the Metro transit system has made over the past year.
Light precipitation, gusting winds and cold temperatures are making for a bone-chilling Friday the 13th in the D.C. area.
Winter might be delayed, but it is certainly coming. In preparation, here are some tips for staying safe on the road.
High pensions and benefit costs are the largest contributors to the roughly $124 million deficit Metro expects for the fiscal year starting in July 2012, says CFO Carol Kissal.
A startling statistic on traffic deaths in Virginia has reinvigorated calls for stricter texting-while-driving laws there.
Metro's superintendent of bus transportation is defending his drivers after a disturbing investigation, first reported by WTOP, showed hundreds of Metro collisions and close calls.
Collisions, close calls, running red lights, stop sign violations and pedestrian accidents. WTOP has obtained hundreds of shocking video clips showing Metrobuses involved in these types of incidents.
Metro says it has finished inspecting more than 450 train cars as a result of an incident last week where a brake part fell off an Orange Line train.
It's a project that could significantly change the way you commute, but there are plenty of questions about how the express lanes being built on the Virginia side of the Capital Beltway will function.
Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va., predicts the move of thousands of Defense Department jobs from Crystal City (near plenty of transit options) to Alexandria's Mark Center (where public transportation is scarce) would create a traffic catastrophe.
Virginia is getting more than $19 million in federal funding to repair roads and bridges damaged by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.