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With $68 million in federal grants the Montgomery County Department of Transportation hopes the plan will improve pedestrian access among the National Institutes of Health, Metro and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
As construction is set to wrap up this fall on Phase 1 of the Silver Line, work will begin next month on Phase 2, extending Metro into Loudoun County.
Nearly four years after a deadly Metro crash, the agency is still uncertain when it will switch back from manual to automatic train control.
Weather-related construction delays will push back the opening of the first segment of Metro's new Silver Line by at least a month.
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.
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.
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.
WTOP's Capitol Hill Correspondent Dave McConnell received the first-ever Career Achievement Award from the Radio and Television Correspondents' Association.
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.
The plan reworks the Fairfax Connector bus network to serve Metro's new Silver Line when it opens later this year.