Sprawl & Crawl

Research: Red-light infractions high over Memorial Day weekend

Drivers may have reason to be especially cautious at intersections over the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend after research shows a large number of red-light violations occur during the weekend.

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 07:40am EDT

Ticketbuster: Prince George's County hopes to avoid mistaken ID

Prince George's County wants to make sure delinquent ticket citations are legit.

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 04:30am EDT

Commuter Idle: Stafford-Landover commute is a family affair

Planning is key when embarking on a two-and-a-half hour morning commute that involves three people, two trains, two buses and a car.

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 10:23am EDT
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Study reveals tops rage-inducing driving habits

As many people prepare to hit the road for Memorial Day, a new study is uncovering the types of behaviors that are most likely to elicit road rage.

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 05:50am EDT
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Ways to beat the traffic on Memorial Day weekend

With motorists leaving town for Memorial Day, regular commutes could be a lot trickier this weekend.

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 05:30am EDT

New D.C. speed cameras take effect Tuesday

For the first 30 days, they will issue warning tickets. After that, speeding comes at a price.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 04:43pm EDT

Maryland stops hundreds in enforcement blitz

Maryland troopers stop hundreds in multi-state traffic enforcement effort along Interstate 95

Monday - 05/19/2014, 02:40pm EDT

Behind-the-scenes look at D.C. streetcar, car barn (Videos)

After several hiccups, could the streetcars hit the city sooner than later?

Monday - 05/19/2014, 02:04pm EDT

Roadwork aims to ease congestion near Walter Reed

Some of Maryland's top elected officials are announcing the start of road work to ease traffic congestion near the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 01:37pm EDT

Metro to take over the Silver Line in May

Metro says it will take over the oft-delayed Silver Line this month to begin 90 days of testing and training.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 01:15pm EDT

D.C. area should prepare for Memorial Day travel gridlock

A strong case of cabin fever and a little more money to spend should inspire a greater number of Americans to hit the road this Memorial Day weekend -- and D.C. area residents are no exception.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 07:06am EDT
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Officials to break ground on project at Metro stop

Maryland officials to break ground on access enhancement to Branch Avenue Metro station

Friday - 05/16/2014, 07:00am EDT

Heavy rains make way back to Washington

Two weeks after a dose of record-setting rains drenched the region, another round of heavy precipitation is moving in.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 08:01pm EDT

More anti-Islamic Metro bus ads on the way

A group that got in a free-speech court fight with Metro a few years ago is back with new eyebrow-raising ads on the sides of buses.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 02:49pm EDT

Ticketbuster: A picture is worth a thousand words with D.C. parking tickets (Photos)

WTOP Ticketbuster has found several instances in which D.C. has not checked ticket photos to catch errors.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 12:11pm EDT

Greenway donating May 15 tolls to charity

Dulles Greenway donating May 15 tolls to charity, hopes to raise $290K

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 08:06am EDT

Baltimore, D.C. rank among least courteous cities on road rage survey

For people who drive in the region, it may not come as a surprise that D.C. and Baltimore drivers are some of the least courteous.

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 11:59am EDT
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Traffic safety campaign set for central Virginia

Law enforcement joining in traffic safety campaign in 15 counties, 6 cities in central Va.

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 06:54am EDT

Kaine: Despite delays, Silver Line will be worth the wait

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine may be one of the Silver Line's biggest fans, and he's not letting the delays in Phase One of the nearly $6 billion project dampen his feelings.

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 06:47am EDT

Roundtable highlights future of Va. transporation projects

Federal funding for transportation projects is running out and northern Virginia is working to avoid putting the brakes on a lot of planned projects.

Monday - 05/12/2014, 06:06pm EDT
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