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Councilmember wants Md. to pay for backup power for traffic lights

Montgomery County Councilmember Phil Andrews wants to avoid another "commute from hell" by having the state pay for backup power for traffic lights when the electricity goes off.

Tuesday - 01/24/2012, 06:13am EST

Tags: Phil Andrews, power outage, Kate Ryan, Maryland General Assembly, traffic lights

AAA names best, worst of 2011 in local transportation

A crippling ice storm and the opening of a long-debated road: Both make AAA Mid-Atlantic's list of the best and worst transportation stories of 2011.

Thursday - 12/29/2011, 03:30pm EST

Tags: AAA Mid-Atlantic, Intercounty Connector, ICC, Adam Tuss

Area slopes cope in lukewarm weather, economy

This winter is a far cry from "Snowmageddon" two years ago and last January's "Commute From Hell." Even if you enjoy the warmer weather and lack of snow, it's bad for business.

Tuesday - 12/27/2011, 09:35am EST

Tags: snowmageddon, snowshoe mountain, ski slope, mark glickman