Sprawl & Crawl
Metro is saving big money with its hybrid buses, even though the technology gets no where close to the 40 miles per gallon available on hybrid cars.
LivingSocial may not have to put down a dime for late-night Metro service to be provided after the Nats playoff games.
SmarTrip users can now sign up for a program called Auto Reload, which automatically adds money to fare cards once they drop below a certain dollar amount.
One new Maryland law requires drivers to stop at dark intersections. The other changes the requirements involving child safety seats.
Virginia planners are looking 30 years into the future and foresee connecting communities outside of what's traditionally considered Northern Virginia.
Metro now says that fishy odor reported last week did not come from organic brake pads.
Even though there were eight days with temperatures over 100 degrees and 52 days over 90 degrees in 2012 -- making it the third hottest summer on record -- the region only had three Code Red days and 16 Code Orange days.
Bumper to bumper traffic and long commutes are the norm for Northern Virginia commuters during the week, and now the public has the chance to offer its 2 cents on making it better.
For decades, there has been talk of a second Potomac River crossing. But what about a tunnel that would connect Va. 28 in Loudoun County with Interstate 270 in Montgomery County?
WTOP investigative reporter Mark Segraves says he was trying to parallel park his car Wednesday when a Metrobus driver rushed the bus up behind him, honked and flashed a lewd gesture. Segraves then boarded the bus with a camera and confronted the driver, who refused to answer his questions.
More Americans are sharing rides to work or taking public transportation rather than driving alone, according to new Census data.
As the Nationals move closer to a guaranteed spot in the playoffs, there's still no agreement in place to keep trains running late if games run longer than Metro's midnight closing time.
Sustainable transportation advocates are urging DC to go car free, at least for a day.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have come up with an app called SignalGuru that predicts when signals will change from red to green.
WTOP's Mark Segraves reports. For more: The Washington Examiner
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says he trusts Virginia's transportation leaders are making the right move with the soon-to-open Beltway Express Lanes.
Metro says it is allowing folding bicycles on its subway trains during rush hour.
Federal leaders are urging parents to take another look at the seats their kids ride in and make sure they are set up correctly as Child Passenger Safety Week kicks off.
More cracks have been found in bridges Intercounty Connector bridges.
Metro's Rush Plus was supposed to relieve crowding on some of the busiest lines of the system, but now the transit agency is admitting the program has not gone exactly as planned.