Sprawl & Crawl

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

Uber expands insurance coverage

What happens if an Uber car is involved in an accident?

Monday - 05/12/2014, 05:38pm EDT

Pothole repair: D.C. fills more than 11K potholes during Potholepalooza

Teeth-rattling potholes can be spotted around the D.C. region after a harsh winter, and road crews have been filling them in the thousands.

Monday - 05/12/2014, 10:16am EDT
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Slope failure continues in Prince George's County neighborhood, residents still displaced

The slope failure in the Piscataway Hills neighborhood of Fort Washington still is being evaluated. People don't know when they'll be allowed back into their homes.

Monday - 05/12/2014, 07:54am EDT

Metro committee approves $1 billion capital budget

It pays for new buses, platform work and escalators, among other things.

Sunday - 05/11/2014, 02:07am EDT
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