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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As the Intercounty Connector remains relatively unused, one candidate for Maryland governor wants to offer an incentive to commuters to drive the toll road.
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.
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.
The latest wrinkle in the new "Battle of Manassas" is coming from Washington, D.C., not Virginia.
Since January 2012, more than 860,000 tolls on the Intercounty Connector have gone unpaid, according to records obtained by WTOP.
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