Sprawl & Crawl

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

Fix needed for U.S. 1 traffic 'nightmare' between Quantico and Fort Belvoir

Commuters traveling the 25 miles from the Quantico Marine Corps Base to Fort Belvoir know how frustrating the stop-and-go trip along U.S. 1 can be. Prince William County officials say they hope state funding will be allocated for two major projects to improve traffic flow.

Thursday - 03/14/2013, 04:51am EDT

U.S. 29, a popular alternate to I-95 in Maryland

It's known by several names: U.S. 29, Colesville Road and Columbia Pike. It's also a road many people use to commute between D.C. and Baltimore to avoid the hassle of Interstate 95 or the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

Wednesday - 03/13/2013, 04:37am EDT

D.C.-area home prices at highest Feb. level since 2007

New data out from the George Mason University Center for Regional Analysis and RealEstate Business Intelligence show February home prices and home sales high. In fact, sales this year were at their highest February level since 2007.

Tuesday - 03/12/2013, 08:54am EDT

Plan to add 2,600 homes in Monrovia ignites info campaign

Some people make a plan to act; a plan made Pam Abramson act

Tuesday - 03/12/2013, 06:00am EDT

In 2012, nearly 2M D.C. parking tickets issued

In fiscal year 2012, D.C. issued 1.8 million parking tickets worth $92.5 million, according to records obtained by AAA Mid- Atlantic. Most of those tickets went to drivers who live outside of D.C.

Monday - 03/11/2013, 02:40pm EDT
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Metro no longer single tracking on Blue and Yellow Lines

Commuters found the commute in on Metro longer than usual Monday morning.

Monday - 03/11/2013, 10:37am EDT

Metro to discuss weekend closures

Metro officials plan this week to discuss weekend shutdowns of sections of the system's rail lines and their impact on riders.

Monday - 03/11/2013, 09:58am EDT

Metro to Centreville and Potomac Mills? Federal study requested

Two Virginia congressmen have introduced legislation to study extending Metrorail to Centreville, Woodbridge and Potomac Mills.

Sunday - 03/10/2013, 12:18am EST
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Rockville's spike in red-light camera tickets declines

After a 343 percent jump in red-light camera tickets in Rockville, the spike in tickets is coming back down.

Saturday - 03/09/2013, 07:46am EST

Expect residual delays on Metro's Red Line after track work

Metro is no longer single tracking on the Red Line between the Friendship Heights and Van Ness stations.

Friday - 03/08/2013, 05:13pm EST

Metro to host open houses to discuss Silver Line

Metro to host open houses in Maryland, Virginia to discuss changes with new silver line

Friday - 03/08/2013, 10:14am EST

Alexandria residents worry about toxin release at Express Lanes ramp

A citizens association says the release of nitrogen dioxide from cars will pose a health risk to 75,000 Alexandria and Fairfax County residents if a new flyover ramp for the Interstate 95 Express Lanes is built.

Friday - 03/08/2013, 07:10am EST

Md. bills provide punishments for bogus tickets

Two bills being considered in the Maryland House Environmental Matters Committee would attempt to punish jurisdictions in similar situations.

Wednesday - 03/06/2013, 01:20pm EST

Answer Desk: Just how useful is 4-wheel drive?

There is one thing that's certain when snow falls in the D.C. region.

Wednesday - 03/06/2013, 06:05am EST

New D.C. ticket collection effort shrinks refunds

Some taxpayers may receive a smaller refund than they were expecting this year as the District begins a new program to collect unpaid traffic and parking tickets.

Tuesday - 03/05/2013, 05:32pm EST

Fairfax to study red light camera program

Fairfax County is considering whether to install cameras to catch vehicles that run red lights after a seven-year hiatus.

Tuesday - 03/05/2013, 03:23pm EST

D.C. region has second-worst traffic in U.S.

New data from the Census Bureau shows the D.C. region has the nation's second-worst commute, and that 72 percent of workers in the nation's capital live elsewhere.

Tuesday - 03/05/2013, 01:03pm EST

New problems found at Silver Spring Transit hub

A Montgomery County Council member says engineers have found more problems at the troubled Silver Spring Transit Center beyond previously disclosed issues with the thickness and strength of its concrete.

Tuesday - 03/05/2013, 07:53am EST

207,000 commute daily into Baltimore

Md. among leaders in long commutes, 207,000 commute into Baltimore daily

Tuesday - 03/05/2013, 07:46am EST
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