Sprawl & Crawl

Metro to run extra trains for fireworks in D.C.

Metro says it will operate extra trains during the evening of the July Fourth holiday to help passengers get to and from the National Mall for the fireworks display.

Tuesday - 07/02/2013, 05:28am EDT

More than 800,000 ICC tolls unpaid

Since January 2012, more than 860,000 tolls on the Intercounty Connector have gone unpaid, according to records obtained by WTOP.

Monday - 07/01/2013, 06:30pm EDT

Diesel drivers saving more in long run, study finds

A University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute study estimates savings between $2,000 and $6,000 in total ownership costs in a three- to five-year period.

Monday - 07/01/2013, 07:20am EDT
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Tolls go up across Md. on bridges, tunnels, roads

Tolls rates go up across Maryland on bridges, tunnels and roads

Monday - 07/01/2013, 05:19am EDT

Speed limit goes up, ICC tickets go down

Two months after the Intercounty Connector speed limit went from 55 to 60 mph, speeding tickets have dropped 30 percent.

Friday - 06/28/2013, 11:08am EDT

Congress may consider banning D.C. traffic cameras

A Republican congressman from Michigan may propose a ban on speed and red-light enforcement cameras in the District of Columbia.

Friday - 06/28/2013, 06:37am EDT

Washington sixth most expensive housing market

It might not be noticeable to anyone buying a house or condominium in the Washington area, but the region has slipped out of the top five most expensive markets.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 05:06pm EDT

Metro to boost service to handle July 4 revelers

Metro will halt track work and add extra trains to handle the estimated 500,000 riders this July Fourth.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 04:51pm EDT

Transurban moves U.S. headquarters to Fairfax County

Transurban Ltd., the builder and long-term operator of the Interstate 495 and Interstate 95 express lanes, has moved its U.S. headquarters from New York to Fairfax County. The company operates two toll roads in the U.S., both in Virginia.

Wednesday - 06/26/2013, 03:48pm EDT

Southbound I-95 at ICC reopens

A fatal crash early Wednesday jammed traffic on southbound Interstate 95 at the InterCounty Connector/Md. 200. The highway has reopened.

Wednesday - 06/26/2013, 07:42am EDT

Montgomery Co. details proposed Capital Bikeshare stations

Montgomery County transportation officials discussed the potential of 51 Capital Bikeshare stations in the down-county and mid-county areas.

Wednesday - 06/26/2013, 06:31am EDT

Fifth lane to ease congestion on Capital Beltway

Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Tuesday a plan to ease congestion along Interstate 495 in Fairfax County.

Tuesday - 06/25/2013, 08:59pm EDT

Another bridge across Potomac River unlikely

Another crossing between the American Legion Bridge and Point of Rocks over the Potomac River could alleviate the traffic-riddled Interstate 495 by taking traffic away from the Capital Beltway, but differences between Maryland and Virginia may make it unlikely.

Tuesday - 06/25/2013, 12:24pm EDT

D.C. expects drop in speed camera revenue

D.C. officials are expecting to see less revenue from the city's speed camera program in the near future.

Tuesday - 06/25/2013, 09:06am EDT

Metro weekend work to affect all 5 lines

Metro weekend work to affect all 5 lines, no stations will be closed

Tuesday - 06/25/2013, 03:33am EDT

Speed limit increased on Virginia's Express Lanes

The speed limit on the Express Lanes has increased to 65 mph through Northern Virginia.

Monday - 06/24/2013, 04:05pm EDT

Changes in fuel taxes will prompt changes in gas prices

Maryland and Virginia haven't made changes to their fuel taxes in decades. The changes coming will affect what you pay at the pump.

Monday - 06/24/2013, 07:19am EDT

Plan would create pedestrian crossing under Md. 355

With $68 million in federal grants the Montgomery County Department of Transportation hopes the plan will improve pedestrian access among the National Institutes of Health, Metro and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Saturday - 06/22/2013, 03:06pm EDT

Roadwork in Md. to cause summer delays

Roadwork in Maryland will cause summer delays.

Saturday - 06/22/2013, 08:30am EDT

Some Va. vehicles to get boot if taxes go unpaid

If you owe taxes and own a car or a truck in Manassas Park - look out. Because of tough economic times, regions in the greater Washington area are using different methods to try and collect back taxes from residents. And this is one of those ways.

Saturday - 06/22/2013, 07:45am EDT
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