Sprawl & Crawl

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

Express Lanes construction to bring more detours in Va.

More detours and shutdowns are planned as part of the I-95 Express Lanes project, and drivers should be prepared for their commutes to get worse before they get better.

Friday - 03/22/2013, 08:55am EDT

Where you live determines how you commute

WTOP's Ari Ashe reports.

Thursday - 03/21/2013, 11:05am EDT

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Fairfax Co. looks skyward hoping to reduce tolls

Fairfax County Supervisor Pat Herrity wants the county to consider selling the air rights above the new Silver Line and to use the proceeds to reduce tolls on the Dulles Toll Road.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 06:29am EDT

Report: Silver Spring transit hub is 'severely compromised'

The opening of the $112 million Silver Spring Transit Center will be delayed again in the wake of an independent engineering report that found far more structural problems with the hub than county officials previously believed.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 05:12am EDT

WSSC customers under mandatory water restrictions after 60-inch water main break

A water main break in a 60-inch pipe in Chevy Chase has prompted mandatory water restrictions for all Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission customers to ensure fire departments, hospitals and medical facilities have the water they need.

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 09:57pm EDT
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Water main breaks continue to snarl evening traffic

A second water main has broken in Montgomery County, closing a part of River Road likely through rush hour Tuesday evening.

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 09:25pm EDT
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Number of tickets from red light cameras increases in D.C.

Cameras propped on top of red lights in D.C. are leading to citations for scores of drivers.

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 01:44pm EDT

Bus rapid transit: Will it solve traffic problems in MoCo?

As lawmakers in Annapolis debate a bill to fund projects like the Purple Line in Montgomery County, a plan for another mass transit option is also in the works.

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 07:37am EDT

Solar Roadways envisions changing energy collection (VIDEO)

The roads of the future might not be paved in asphalt, but in solar panels.

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 04:04am EDT

Cost of new Arlington bus stop: $1 million

A new bus stop on Columbia Pike cost more than $1 million to build, according to a county spokeswoman.

Monday - 03/18/2013, 02:00pm EDT

Metro considering ripping out carpet in train cars

Metro's top officials are thinking about ripping out the carpet in trains and replacing it with a speckled black hard surface.

Monday - 03/18/2013, 08:00am EDT

The ultimate D.C. question: To drive or to Metro?

Some people drive into work. Others take Metro, walk or bike. The decision on how to commute often depends on where you live and work.

Monday - 03/18/2013, 07:42am EDT

Two new express bus routes to Tysons start Monday

The Fairfax Connector bus service will begin two new express routes Monday that use the 495 Express Lanes to provide service from southern Fairfax County to Tysons Corner.

Sunday - 03/17/2013, 05:28pm EDT

Transportation hearing draws crowd, opposition in Md.

More than 300 people turned out before the House Ways and Means Committee to discuss Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to raise the gas tax and replenish the Transportation Trust Fund.

Saturday - 03/16/2013, 12:39am EDT

Weekend Wakeup: Rock 'n' Roll, St. Patrick's Day events bring road closures

Travel by train, bus and car will be difficult in Washington this weekend as the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon and Half Marathon will block a number of streets throughout the city on Saturday.

Friday - 03/15/2013, 05:14pm EDT

Maryland to train workers for planned Red, Purple line projects

Maryland's transit department and labor agency are teaming to find and train construction workers for the planned multibillion-dollar Red and Purple line projects.

Friday - 03/15/2013, 03:28am EDT

Census: Growth in D.C. region slows

The Washington metro area, known for its economic resiliency during the Great Recession, is beginning to slow down when it comes to population growth.

Thursday - 03/14/2013, 07:49am EDT
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