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Crews begin massive job of clearing snow

First came the snow, then came the snow plows. Thousands of crews are working around-the-clock to treat and remove the snowy, icy roadways one at a time.

Friday - 02/14/2014, 01:53pm EST

Tags: snow, weather, Jamie Forzato

Novice or not, take caution driving in winter weather

Whether a seasoned winter weather road warrior or a novice to driving in ice and snow, road safety experts want everyone to know a few things about winter driving.

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 04:08pm EST

Tags: winter weather, crashes, driving

Change in D.C.'s crash response means minor problems cause huge delays

Traffic delays in the District of Columbia have been much worse lately. For the past several months, the city's army of highway help trucks have been forced to sit in the very backups they themselves are tasked with preventing.

Friday - 01/24/2014, 12:49pm EST

Tags: Dave Dildine, Roadway Operations Patrol, District Department of Transportation, highway help trucks

Inner Loop reopens

All lanes of the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway at U.S. 50/John Hanson Highway, in Prince George's County, have reopened after a fatal accident.

Tuesday - 01/21/2014, 06:38am EST

Tags: beltway

Dense fog brings unusually low visibility, slick roads

A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect for the entire WTOP listening area until 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 02:20am EST

Tags: weather, fog, ice

Adjudication for D.C. ticket goes on 2 years

A D.C. resident fighting a ticket since early 2012 tells WTOP TicketBuster he's fed up with delays and angry his ticket has been before an appeals board without resolution for almost two years.

Thursday - 01/09/2014, 04:39am EST

Tags: adjudication, Ari Ashe, ticket buster, ticketbuster, tickets, d.c city council

Quantico traffic plan involves three counties, base

A new push to cut rush-hour traffic in Northern Virginia involves a partnership between Prince William, Stafford and Fauquier Counties and Marine Corps Base Quantico.

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 01:39pm EST

Tags: Quantico, Quantico Marine Corp Base, Fauquier County, Kristi King

2014: Changes coming to the Dulles Greenway

With drivers paying almost $10 for a round-trip to use the Dulles Greenway, 2014 could be a key year in deciding whether commuters will have to pay more or less in the future.

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 09:09am EST

Tags: Ari Ashe, dulles greenway, tolls

D.C. region's worst rush hours of 2013

Here are WTOP's five worst rush hours of 2013. Each featured major incidents and extreme, widespread delays that affected tens of thousands of motorists far and wide.

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 08:49am EST

Tags: sprawl & crawl, Dave Dildine

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Traveling this holiday? Have an alternate route

Choose to leave during off hours and off days, and have other routes in mind to make your trip faster. We've got some suggestions.

Friday - 12/20/2013, 06:29pm EST

Tags: Megan CLoherty, Jim Battagliese, holiday traffic, holiday travel, Christmas

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