Sprawl & Crawl

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

Weekend Wakeup: Welcome to 'summer weekend traffic patterns'

Summer weekend traffic patterns will be in place for the next several months as most schools have let out for vacation.

Saturday - 06/22/2013, 03:09am EDT

'Blue TIDE' to increase police presence on Metro

'Blue TIDE' show-of-force to increase police presence on Metro

Friday - 06/21/2013, 05:31pm EDT

Signals from your cell phone tracked on Metro

The half-dozen people standing on the platforms for a few hours may not have stood out, but they were actually carrying sensors that tracked Metro passengers moving through Fort Totten Station based on signals emitted from the passengers' pockets.

Friday - 06/21/2013, 02:52pm EDT

Metro marks 4 years since deadly Red Line crash

Metro marks 4 years since deadly red line crash that killed 9, vigil to be held Saturday

Friday - 06/21/2013, 09:56am EDT

Public weighs in on how to improve NoVa commuting

At the first of two Northern Virginia Transportation Authority public hearings Thursday, about 100 people showed up at Fairfax City's city hall to discuss the best way to improve commutes.

Friday - 06/21/2013, 07:37am EDT

The Rolling Stones will keep Metro rolling right on schedule

Metro will close at its regular time Monday night, following the Rolling Stones concert at the Verizon Center.

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 12:36pm EDT

D.C. ticket writer victim of bogus ticket

Christopher Daignault has been fighting for six months what he says is a bogus parking ticket on a car he doesn't own and a license plate he reported lost in September of 2010.

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 08:51am EDT
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