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Longer commute times take a toll on mental, physical health

The D.C. area is home to some of the longest commute times in the country, and new research is showing more time commuting back-and-forth to work can have serious and lasting impacts on your mental and physical health.

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 08:47am EST

Tags: drive, health, Time

Expect snow for Wednesday morning commute

So these flurries Tuesday Feb. 25 really got the better of me, didn't they?

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 04:29am EST

Tags: Lauryn Ricketts, weather,

D.C. region potholes worst since 2010

The Washington region has gone to pot(holes).

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 04:30pm EST

Tags: potholes, andrew mollenbeck, weather, drive

Flyover bridge unveiled in Southeast D.C.

A new flyover bridge on Interstate 695 was quietly unveiled by the District Department of Transportation Friday in Southeast D.C.

Friday - 02/07/2014, 09:29pm EST

Tags: 11th street bridge project

Research: Women feel stress of commute more than men

A lengthy commute can be par for the course in the D.C. area, but a new study is finding daily gridlock is taking its toll on women more than men.

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 07:34am EST

Tags: Women, Men, drive time

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Groups aims to properly fit driver's seats

Most people wouldn't take a baby or small child on a drive without a proper car seat. But what about the driver's seat?

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 05:22am EST

Tags: car fit, drive, cars, travel, paula wolfson

Tree lighting downtown to slow commute Friday

Downtown commuters should expect extra congestion Friday afternoon as the annual National Christmas Tree Lighting will close several roads around the White House.

Friday - 12/06/2013, 04:15pm EST

Tags: National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, rush hour, Ellipse, dave dildine, Bob Marbourg

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RideScout app highlights all transportation options around District

As transportation planners try and solve the traffic woes in our region, a new smartphone app aims to offer solutions.

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 11:37am EST

Tags: ridescout, travel, Car2Go, ari ashe

Secrets of content commuters

Even though the D.C. region boasts some of the longest commute times, many people aren't that upset about it.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 11:02am EDT

Tags: wall street journal, Kristi King

Trains, buses offer extra midday service

Area public transportation services are making a few changes to their schedules.

Tuesday - 10/01/2013, 12:26pm EDT

Tags: Marc, MTA Commuter Bus, government shutdown, transit, VRE, DASH

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