Sprawl & Crawl
The Commuter Protection Act, sponsored by Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., and Rep. Michael Grimm, R- N.Y., would let the transportation department determine whether tolls are "just and reasonable."
Metro has hired a Virginia firm to run a "mystery shopper" program on its bus and rail lines starting early next year.
"[The cameras] are effective because they scare people," said Amanda Clark, 29, who has received four red light camera tickets and a speed camera ticket within the last five years.
The U.S. Department of Transportation approved $20 million in federal funding to build HOT Lanes on Interstate 95 in Virginia.
Metro officials say a delivery of new rail cars intended to replace the oldest units in its fleet will be delayed for five months.
Thursday, WTOP will host "Ask the Traffic Experts," with veteran WTOP Traffic Reporter Bob Marbourg, WTOP Sprawl and Crawl Reporter Adam Tuss and Robert Thomson, the Washington Post's Dr. Gridlock.
Don't expect much in the way of new road construction anywhere in the region over the next few years, unless it's built with private money.
Nearly half of Washington area residents say they're doing more online shopping at home because they want to avoid the region's traffic headaches, according to a new WTOP Beltway Poll.
Crashes involving injuries or fatalities cost Americans more than $299 billion a year, or about $1,500 per person.
There's more to car tire safety than just checking the tread and pressure levels.
Double the toll road, double the need to start saving some cash.
Transit Near Me takes sometimes confusing and hard-to-use transit maps and combines them into a single interactive map.
A new study shows that a smaller percentage of teenagers have driver's licenses now than in the early 1980s.
Starting Monday, the Virginia Department of Transportation is putting travel time estimates on the overhead signs at seven highly-trafficked locations.
All southbound lanes of Interstate 95 near Thornburg, Va. were shut down Thursday following a shooting involving a state trooper.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says traffic crash fatalities in Maryland dropped 10 percent last year.
When it comes to traffic, it might be time to think round.
Since the Dulles rail and HOT lanes construction projects have started, the number of crashes along the Beltway through Tysons Corner has increased more than 500 a year.
Whether or not drivers on the Dulles Toll Road want the Dulles Rail project or not, they are helping to pay for it -- and they may get hit with an even larger bill in the near future.
A new study says cameras in Metro parking lots aren't deterring crime, but the transit agency says it will keep using them.