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The rain made the morning commute along the Capital Beltway slow and dreary. For many drivers, the faster ride on the 495 Express Lanes may have looked enticing -- until they saw the toll rate.
More drivers are opting to use the almost year-old 495 Express Lanes in Virginia but still far fewer vehicles are in the tolled lanes than planners had expected.
It's a 25-mile stretch connecting Quantico, Ft. Belvoir and the Capital Beltway. Now a study is underway to look at U.S. Route 1 from Virginia 123 north to the Beltway.
Tags: U.S. Route 1, Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transit, Amy Inman, Virginia Department of Transportation, Capital Beltway, Va. 123, Coalition for Smarter Growth, Stewart Schwartz, ari ashe, State Senator Toddy Puller, State Del. Scott Surovell
Truckers are promising to cause a traffic jam on the Capital Beltway Friday in a political protest.
Drivers in the D.C. metropolitan area could be in for a chaotic commute during the Friday morning rush hour this week.
An abandoned boat turned heads and caused major delays on the Capital Beltway in Prince George's County Wednesday morning.
Some might call them "Beltway Bullies": Drivers who cut others off, speed and weave or get too close for comfort.
A man dressed in a toga or possibly a white sheet, was seen walking along Interstate 495 in Prince George's County Tuesday morning.
Another crossing between the American Legion Bridge and Point of Rocks over the Potomac River could alleviate the traffic-riddled Interstate 495 by taking traffic away from the Capital Beltway, but differences between Maryland and Virginia may make it unlikely.