Sprawl & Crawl

No perfect commuting options for Ft. Belvoir

Ft. Belvoir officials are reaching out to more than 30,000 employees to survey how they commute and how alternative options could become more attractive.

Sunday - 06/09/2013, 04:41pm EDT

Weekend Wakeup: Metro disrupted, K Street closures

Weekend work zones and events may slow drivers on some routes around town. Travel conditions will be improving on Saturday as the WTOP Weather Center expects the heaviest downpours will have lifted into the New England and out to sea.

Sunday - 06/09/2013, 12:17pm EDT

Montgomery County aims for Bikeshare program

Montgomery County is getting closer to having Bikeshare stations, too.

Saturday - 06/08/2013, 01:27pm EDT

Beltway Express Lanes speed limit raised to 65 mph

The speed limit on the 495 Express Lanes will go up to 65 mph later this month after a study from the Virginia Department of Transportation concluded it would not pose a safety risk to drivers.

Saturday - 06/08/2013, 07:32am EDT

Weather causes VDOT to cancel I-95 HOV closures

Weather causes VDOT to cancel weekend HOV closures on I-95, 395 in northern Va.

Friday - 06/07/2013, 04:20pm EDT

Three ICC bus routes face the chopping block

More than 100 people packed into the Owen Brown Interfaith Center in Columbia Thursday to hear more about the state plan to end three bus routes along the Intercounty Connector and to voice their opinions against the service reductions.

Friday - 06/07/2013, 12:40am EDT

D.C. to accept bids on megatransportation projects

The District is preparing to roll out solicitations for a pair of megaprojects that will change the way D.C. residents and suburbanites traverse the nation's capital.

Wednesday - 06/05/2013, 05:37pm EDT

Performers show off during MetroPerforms! auditions (Video)

A variety of musicians tried out to be the acts you see performing outside Metro stations.

Wednesday - 06/05/2013, 09:12am EDT

Metro weekend work to affect all 5 rail lines

Metro says weekend work will affect all 5 rail lines, with longer wait times for passengers

Wednesday - 06/05/2013, 07:30am EDT

Fairfax approves bus service plan for Silver Line

The plan reworks the Fairfax Connector bus network to serve Metro's new Silver Line when it opens later this year.

Wednesday - 06/05/2013, 06:42am EDT

Trucks, buses redirected to FedEx Field for safety inspection

Truckers and motorcoach drivers on the Beltway near Landover were likely surprised to find Maryland State Troopers redirecting them into a sprawling parking lot at FedEx Field.

Tuesday - 06/04/2013, 04:34pm EDT

Md. road to be named in honor of Sen. Leonard Teitelbaum

Maryland roadway to be named in honor of former State Sen. Leonard Teitelbaum

Tuesday - 06/04/2013, 06:53am EDT

Analysis shows D.C. area's worst intersections for crashes

When two roads converge, it can create a dangerous situation.

Monday - 06/03/2013, 07:18am EDT

Survey: D.C. would pay more for transportation technology

Would you pay more for better transportation technology? Eight in 10 people surveyed in D.C., New York and Los Angeles say they'd pay more for technology, if it meant shorter lines.

Monday - 06/03/2013, 04:25am EDT

D.C. experiences largest commuter surge in nation

The nation's capital has the largest commuter surge in the country, with close to a half-million people a day coming into Washington, D.C. -- proportionately more than any other city in the country.

Friday - 05/31/2013, 06:01am EDT

Scheduled work for Harry Nice Bridge to close lanes

Drivers who use the Harry Nice Bridge should be prepared for possible delays during overnight hours between June 2 and June 6.

Thursday - 05/30/2013, 01:51pm EDT

Metro sees ridership fall, driven by rail drop

As Metro ridership falls, people seek other options, including commuter rail, walking, bikes

Thursday - 05/30/2013, 09:20am EDT

Metro to hold auditions for 'MetroPerforms!'

Metro holding June auditions for 'MetroPerforms!'; selected artists perform at Metro stations

Thursday - 05/30/2013, 07:36am EDT

MTA proposes route cuts to commuter buses

Traffic gets bad enough as it is. What will happen if some commuter bus routes are cancelled?

Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 09:22am EDT

Metro closing 2 red line stations for weekend work

Metro closing 2 red line stations for weekend work, other trains will run every 22 minutes

Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 03:19am EDT
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