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Battleground Reston: Silver Line, bus riders, carpoolers compete for free spots

While most people applauded the opening of the Silver Line during the July launch, a group of bus riders and carpoolers believes the new service is making their commutes harder.

Friday - 08/29/2014, 05:48am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, sprawl & crawl, Reston, carpoolers, Silver Line, bus riders, Wiehle-Reston

Expect I-95 traffic delays during your summer getaway

As many in the region plan for a summer getaway to the beaches in Virginia or North Carolina, transportation leaders are reminding drivers to expect some delays on any trip south on Interstate 95.

Friday - 07/11/2014, 04:58am EDT

Tags: sprawl & crawl, Ari Ashe, I-95, I-95 Express Lanes

New markings added to some E-ZPass entryways

New pavement markings have been added at six entry points to the 495 Express Lanes in Virginia in an attempt to make it easier for drivers to choose the proper lane, whether entering the E-ZPass-only Express Lanes or staying on the regular Capital Beltway travel lanes.

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 06:08am EDT

Tags: express lanes, dick uliano, 495 Express Lanes

For mass transit, the future is expansion

From Maryland to Virginia, mass transit plays an important role in getting cars off local interstates and could play an even bigger role in the coming years.

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 04:48am EDT

Tags: sprawl & crawl, Ari Ashe, Virginia Railway Express, VRE

Virginia leaders offer solutions to I-66 gridlock

Every day, thousands of people sit in traffic on Interstate 66. And while the Virginia Department of Transportation studies the I-66 corridor from the Capital Beltway to US 15, state officials have a variety of ideas on how to lessen the gridlock.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 08:15am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, Interstate 66, sprawl & crawl

Would Md. ICC toll discount draw more drivers?

As the Intercounty Connector remains relatively unused, one candidate for Maryland governor wants to offer an incentive to commuters to drive the toll road.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 05:22am EST

Tags: Intercounty Connector, Doug Gansler, tolls, sprawl & crawl, Ari Ashe

Md. work-zone tickets down, but fatalities are up

As the overall number of speed camera tickets issued in work zones in Maryland decreased in 2013, the number of fatalities in work zones increased.

Wednesday - 02/05/2014, 06:14am EST

Tags: Ari Ashe, speed cameras, work zone, fatal accidents in work zones, work zone accidents

More than 350 offer suggestions for 495 Express Lanes

This week, a one-month comment period for drivers to suggest ways to improve the 495 Express Lanes closed, with some suggestions as zany as setting up a drive-through coffee shop on the toll lanes.

Saturday - 10/26/2013, 12:38pm EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, 495 Express Lanes

Government shutdown delays key Bi-County Parkway deal

The latest wrinkle in the new "Battle of Manassas" is coming from Washington, D.C., not Virginia.

Friday - 10/04/2013, 08:41am EDT

Tags: bi-county parkway, Ari Ashe, government shutdown, Manassas Battlefield

More than 800,000 ICC tolls unpaid

Since January 2012, more than 860,000 tolls on the Intercounty Connector have gone unpaid, according to records obtained by WTOP.

Monday - 07/01/2013, 06:30pm EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, Intercounty Connector, tolls, ICC, unpaid tolls, Bruce Gartner, Maryland Transportation Authority

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