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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

Montgomery Co. signs contract for bikeshare

Montgomery County officials agreed to contract with Alta Bicycle Share to set up more than 200 bikes at 29 bikeshare sites.

Wednesday - 04/24/2013, 08:44pm EDT

Tags: bike share, Ari Ashe, Alta Bicycle Share, Nancy Floreen, David Alpert, Roger Berliner

Arlington streetcars: Boon or boondoggle

At a heated town hall on Wednesday night on the topic of bringing streetcars to Arlington, opponents came out with signs and interrupted answers from county board members.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 05:15pm EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, Arlingtonians for Sensible Transit

Man fights 'bogus' D.C. parking ticket for 1 year, 6 months and counting

A federal employee tells WTOP that he's been fighting D.C.'s Department of Motor Vehicles over what he calls a "bogus" parking ticket for a year and a half.

Monday - 03/25/2013, 06:27am EDT

Tags: D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles, Ari Ashe, parking tickets, "bogus" ticket

Fix needed for U.S. 1 traffic 'nightmare' between Quantico and Fort Belvoir

Commuters traveling the 25 miles from the Quantico Marine Corps Base to Fort Belvoir know how frustrating the stop-and-go trip along U.S. 1 can be. Prince William County officials say they hope state funding will be allocated for two major projects to improve traffic flow.

Thursday - 03/14/2013, 04:51am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, fort belvoir, quantico, traffic, commute, BRAC, U.S. 1

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