Sprawl & Crawl

NPS wades into debate over Bi-County Parkway

The man in charge of Manassas National Battlefield Park assures residents Route 234 won't be closed to traffic until the proposed Bi-County Parkway is built.

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 06:36am EDT

Report: D.C. drivers are worst in nation

A new survey from Allstate ranks D.C. drivers as the worst in the nation besting even New York City.

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 05:34am EDT

D.C. tests first stop sign camera

The District is rolling out a new stop sign camera program targeting violators near schools. A single camera was installed for testing.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 05:48pm EDT

New Park and Ride planned near Hagerstown

The Maryland State Highway Administration says it's building a new Park and Ride lot for commuter ride-sharing near Hagerstown.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 06:38am EDT

More travelers expected to hit the road this Labor Day weekend

The number of vacationers expected to travel this Labor Day weekend is expected to be up a 2.6 percent increase over last year and the biggest number of Labor Day travelers since the start of the recession four years ago.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 04:39am EDT

AAA: DDOT got 175K broken meter reports last year

AAA Mid-Atlantic says drivers made more than 175,000 calls to the D.C. Department of Transportation last year to report broken parking meters.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 06:44pm EDT

Expect major delays during Wednesday commute

Commuting in and out of Washington Wednesday may be tricky, as thousands are expected to participate in a commemoration marking the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 04:33pm EDT

Metro to do track work on long Labor Day weekend

Metro to use Labor Day weekend to perform work, buses to replace trains on section of red line

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 04:50am EDT

Loudoun delegate calls on governor to punt Bi-County Parkway

A Loudoun County delegate is calling on Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to stop moving ahead with the controversial Bi-County Parkway and leave it in the hands of the next governor.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 04:41am EDT

Could Metro water problems deter commuters?

Groundwater is leaking into a section of tunnel along the Red Line, and one concerned local leader has been told repairs won't start for two years.

Monday - 08/26/2013, 08:23pm EDT

Broken meters make up more than 80 percent of DDOT service calls

AAA Mid-Atlantic says drivers made more than 175,000 calls to the D.C. Department of Transportation last year to report broken parking meters.

Monday - 08/26/2013, 01:23pm EDT

'Vanpooling' could save commuters cash and time

The Fairfax County Department of Transportation says "vanpooling" is becoming more common -- but what is it?

Monday - 08/26/2013, 04:33am EDT

Lane closures to begin Monday on Maryland's 355

No pain no gain, right? A major commuter route that is way overdue for a makeover will undergo a facelift but it will involve lane closures to make the improvements.

Sunday - 08/25/2013, 09:27am EDT

New parking garage opens at Dunn Loring station

A new 1,400-space parking garage opens Monday at the Dunn Loring Metro station.

Saturday - 08/24/2013, 08:35pm EDT

LED lights coming soon to a Maryland street near you

You probably don't think too much about them as you drive past everyday but Montgomery and Prince George's County pay millions in electric bills each year for traffic lights.

Saturday - 08/24/2013, 07:43pm EDT

College Park to move speed cam after WTOP investigation

After a WTOP Ticketbuster investigation into a speed camera located at 3300 Metzerott Road, the City of College Park has agreed to move the camera.

Saturday - 08/24/2013, 12:18am EDT

Gas price disparity grows between Va. and Md.

The average price for a gallon regular, unleaded gas in Maryland is currently $3.56, while Virginia boasts a $3.36 a gallon average, according to GasBuddy.com.

Friday - 08/23/2013, 09:28am EDT

Former presidential candidate asks D.C. to fix intersection

A clogged D.C. intersection plagued with illegal turns has caught the attention of a former POTUS candidate.

Friday - 08/23/2013, 09:03am EDT

Final arch to be placed on New York Avenue Bridge

A new piece of public art will grace the New York Avenue Bridge providing a dash of nature and art to the newly rehabilitated structured that will serve as a gateway to the District's NoMA neighborhood.

Friday - 08/23/2013, 05:28am EDT

Passenger dies in crash that closes BW Parkway

A female passenger died in a crash that closed the Baltimore-Washington Parkway for about two hours.

Thursday - 08/22/2013, 08:29am EDT
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