Sprawl & Crawl

WTOP Exclusive: Silver Line opening delayed until January

Weather-related construction delays will push back the opening of the first segment of Metro's new Silver Line by at least a month.

Friday - 06/14/2013, 07:55pm EDT

Metro determines cause of Red Line fire

WMATA has determined the cause of a fire on a Red Line train in May.

Friday - 06/14/2013, 09:55am EDT

Metro trains ran through red signals

Metro train operators have run red signals five times in the last three months, officials say.

Friday - 06/14/2013, 07:58am EDT

Voice-operated dashboard technology still risky

Voice-operated texting, emailing more dangerous for drivers than simply talking on cellphone

Thursday - 06/13/2013, 10:12am EDT

For pedestrian safety, Montgomery County cracks down on both sides

With 11 pedestrians killed in Montgomery County this year -- more than in all of 2012 combined -- some pedestrian advocates are saying transportation officials and police are not doing enough for them.

Thursday - 06/13/2013, 09:51am EDT

AAA: 115,000 Va. motorists can expect car problems

AAA Mid-Atlantic predicts nearly 115,000 motorists in Virginia will need help with vehicle breakdowns this summer.

Wednesday - 06/12/2013, 07:52am EDT

Major improvements possible for U.S. 1 in Fairfax, Prince William

One of America's oldest highways and a primary commuter route in Northern Virginia could get a major face-lift.

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 07:22am EDT

3 red line stations to close for weekend work

3 red line stations to close for weekend work, longer waits for trains on other lines expected

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 04:40am EDT

Forum scheduled to discuss Red Line in Baltimore

Forum scheduled to discuss Red Line transit project in Baltimore

Monday - 06/10/2013, 04:30am EDT

MARC: Slight delay in Monday's commute after Friday derailment

The Maryland Transit Administration says that the Friday derailment of a CSX train will have only a small impact on Monday's MARC trains.

Sunday - 06/09/2013, 07:03pm EDT

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
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