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More toll lanes could be coming to the region's roads

As the region makes a list of projects it hopes will become reality in the next decades, a conversation is beginning about adding toll lanes into Washington and elsewhere as well.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:30am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, 14th Street Bridge, Interstate 66, hot lanes

Toll gantries rise, drivers not charged yet along I-95 express lanes

Toll gantries are slowly appearing above drivers using the existing HOV lanes, soon to be express lanes, along both Interstate 95 and 395. But tolling won't begin just yet.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 05:32pm EDT

Tags: express lanes, I-95, I-395, Ari Ashe

HOV signs send wrong message to drivers in Va.

A state police official tells us drivers were still subject to ticketing for HOV violations this morning.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 08:15pm EST

Tags: Virginia Department of Transportation

Enforcing HOV rules a challenge on I-66

It's likely drivers along Interstate 66 in Virginia are no strangers to seeing a lone driver in the HOV lane during rush hour, thumbing his nose at the rules and getting away with it.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 08:47am EDT

Tags: traffic tickets, Interstate 66, I-66, Ari Ashe, HOV

New HOV ramp at Seminary Road to ease Mark Center congestion

Alexandria residents have conerns about HOV exit ramp to Seminary Road.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 07:38am EDT

Tags: traffic, seminary road, Ari Ashe, Mark Center, Alexandria

Weekend Wakeup: Metro disrupted, K Street closures

Weekend work zones and events may slow drivers on some routes around town. Travel conditions will be improving on Saturday as the WTOP Weather Center expects the heaviest downpours will have lifted into the New England and out to sea.

Sunday - 06/09/2013, 12:17pm EDT

Tags: Weekend Wakeup, 95 Express Lanes Project, track work, Dave Dildine

Another weekend of HOV closures on I-95 in Va.

The Virginia Department of Transportation again plans closures of the HOV lanes on Interstate 95 in northern Virginia.

Saturday - 05/18/2013, 10:24am EDT

Tags: I-95, Northern Virginia, Virginia Department of Transportation,

Drivers slow to use 495 Express Lanes

More people are using the 495 Express Lanes in Virginia but the increase in traffic in the lanes' first six months has been slow.

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 06:22pm EDT

Tags: 495 Express Lanes, hot lanes, transportation, transurban, Hank Silverberg

Fairfax County Parkway: Would HOV or HOT relieve congestion?

With the Fairfax County Parkway carrying nearly as much traffic as an interstate highway, one county supervisor thinks the state should study the possibility of widening the parkway to add High Occupancy Vehicle lanes or High Occupancy Toll lanes.

Wednesday - 02/13/2013, 05:32am EST

Tags: Fairfax County Parkway, road improvements, hot lanes, traffic congestion, Hank Silverberg

The benefits of ride sharing: Time, money and the end of commuting headaches

Local transportation leaders want area residents to know that ending the solo drive to work in favor of ride sharing could save them time and money.

Saturday - 12/08/2012, 05:43pm EST

Tags: ridesharing, slug lines, express lanes,

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