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Memorial Bridge, 175 others bridges 'deficient' with fixes in limbo

Fixing 176 area bridges that are in structural disrepair could take longer than expected, according to a new report.

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 06:45am EDT

Tags: Megan Cloherty, Memorial Bridge, bridge disrepair, Council of Governments

COG ends gun control controversy

A dispute over gun control that threatened to weaken the Washington area Council of Governments has been defused.

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 06:27pm EDT

Tags: Council of Governments, gun control

Changing the length of marathon commutes in Washington

More than a quarter of America's 600,000 mega- commuters, or those who take 90 minutes or longer to get to work, are from the Washington area.

Saturday - 03/23/2013, 06:50am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, United States Census Bureau, Robert Griffiths, Council of Governments

Report criticizes Verizon response to 911 failure

A draft report presented to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Wednesday recommends a series of changes in response to the June derecho that knocked out the 911 system in Northern Virginia.

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 05:43pm EST

Tags: verizon, 911 outage, derecho, storms, Council of Governments