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New speed, stop sign cameras in D.C.

There will be a few more eyes on D.C. drivers with the installation of new speed and traffic cameras.

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 09:28am EST

Tags: traffic cameras, speed cameras, stop sign cameras, D.C., Sarah Beth Hensley

New technology will make I-66 commutes more predictable

Transportation experts call it the silver bullet, the game-changer, the home run: something that will solve traffic on Interstate 66 in Prince William and Fairfax counties. And it should be running early next year.

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 01:27pm EST

Tags: sprawl & crawl, Ari Ashe, I-66, Interstate 66

Transurban denies price-gouging in cases of five-figure fines

After WTOP profiled two drivers facing bills totaling $30,000 for unpaid trips on the 495 Express Lanes, the toll operator of the lanes is defending itself against charges of price gouging.

Friday - 11/07/2014, 04:42am EST

Tags: sprawl & crawl, transurban, 495 express lanes, express lanes

Fairfax County voters OK transportation bond

Fairfax County voters approved a $100 million transportation bond on Tuesday night.

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 05:36am EST

Tags: sprawl & crawl, Silver Line, Election

Maryland voters pass constitutional amendment on transportation money

Maryland voters approved a constitutional amendment on Tuesday to protect transportation money.

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 05:33am EST

Tags: sprawl & crawl, transportation, Transportation Trust Fund

Md. officials debate Purple Line and ICC tolls

Montgomery and Prince George's County Democrats came together on Thursday to criticize Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan on his opposition to the Purple Line, while key questions remain about the future of the Intercounty Connector under the next governor.

Friday - 10/17/2014, 04:54am EDT

Tags: ICC, Intercounty Connector, sprawl & crawl, Ari Ashe

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

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