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It's known by several names: U.S. 29, Colesville Road and Columbia Pike. It's also a road many people use to commute between D.C. and Baltimore to avoid the hassle of Interstate 95 or the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.
New data from the Census Bureau shows the D.C. region has the nation's second-worst commute, and that 72 percent of workers in the nation's capital live elsewhere.
A ceremony honoring students who pledge to wear seat belts while driving had a somber tone after attendees learned that a Manassas teen, who recently died in a car accident, was not buckled up.
Since the lanes opened last November, Virginia State Police tell WTOP that law enforcement handed out 51 tickets to drivers who falsely claimed to be a high-occupancy vehicle.
The Fairfax Connector plans to open 15 new bus routes in 2013 to coincide with the opening of the Metro's Silver Line into Reston.
Answers for January's Green Line power outage will be coming later this month.
New parking rates could come to several popular destinations, including Georgetown and Adams Morgan in late 2013 or early 2014, according to the D.C. Department of Transportation.
Crossing a street in the D.C. metro area can prove challenging for bikers and pedestrians, but some jurisdictions are doing a better job than others when it comes to balancing pedestrian and driver safety.
Recent findings from a report published by the National Capital Region's Transportation Planning Board show that D.C. metro area residents and commuters have varied opinions when it comes to traffic and taxes.
It is still more than a decade away, but the Purple Line could change the way people travel between Montgomery and Prince George's counties.