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Rock 'n' Roll Marathon creates weekend closures in D.C.

It's that time of year again: The Rock 'n' Roll Marathon is coming to town.

Friday - 03/14/2014, 08:46am EDT

Tags: dave dildine, rock n roll marathon, marathon, race, traffic,

Study: As D.C. congestion increases, carpools to pick up slack

A Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments study finds that more commuters will carpool to work because traffic is projected to increase 70 percent by 2040. But transportation officials argue a more robust Metro system could help mitigate the traffic.

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 09:02pm EST

Tags: COG, congestion, carpool, ari ashe

Metrorail lowers SmarTrip card prices, changes exitfare policies

Metro riders will see a few changes come Oct. 1. Metrorail says it plans to lower the price of SmarTrip cards in effort to get more people to use them.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 09:56am EDT

Tags: ari ashe, SmarTrip, exitfares

New parking garage opens at Dunn Loring station

A new 1,400-space parking garage opens Monday at the Dunn Loring Metro station.

Saturday - 08/24/2013, 08:35pm EDT

Tags: Vienna, Dunn Loring, parking garage

Poll: Most have favorable view of Metrorail

Monday - 07/01/2013, 11:58am EDT

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Metro to boost service to handle July 4 revelers

Metro will halt track work and add extra trains to handle the estimated 500,000 riders this July Fourth.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 04:51pm EDT

Tags: July 4th holiday, Metro, National Mall, Washington Nationals, fireworks

Metro ID's problem with intercom system

Emergency intercoms on Metro trains that don't work. The problem was detected on some trains months ago and the problems were amplified this week after a fight near the Woodley Park Station when some passengers said they couldn't contact the train operator. Now Metro says it has a solution.

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 07:51pm EDT

Tags: Metro, safety, transit, Hank Silverberg

WTOP Exclusive: Silver Line opening delayed until January

Weather-related construction delays will push back the opening of the first segment of Metro's new Silver Line by at least a month.

Friday - 06/14/2013, 07:55pm EDT

Tags: Silver Line, mwaa, construction, ari ashe

Major improvements possible for U.S. 1 in Fairfax, Prince William

One of America's oldest highways and a primary commuter route in Northern Virginia could get a major face-lift.

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 07:22am EDT

Tags: Route 1, U.S. 1, bus rapid transit, Sean Connaughton, Hank Silverberg, sprawl & crawl

Check vehicle's fluids, expect local delays this weekend

This week in Weekend Wakeup, we've got tips to help your car beat the heat and to avoid localized delays in communities across the region.

Saturday - 06/01/2013, 01:54pm EDT

Tags: Weekend Wakeup, Bay Bridge, Corso de Santa Cruz Parade, ZOOMA Annapolis Half Marathon, georgetown, I-95, dave dildine

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