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Fairfax Co. wants more transportation money sooner

A bill passed in 2012 doesn't give secondary road projects in Northern Virginia any significant extra money until 2017.

Tuesday - 12/10/2013, 04:59am EST

Tags: michelle basch, Jeff McKay, Fairfax County

Lighting, bike storage among features of new Wiehle-Reston station

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the new parking garage at the Wiehle-Reston Metro station.

Friday - 11/08/2013, 05:45pm EST

Tags: Silver Line, Wiehle Avenue, Metro, parking garage, public transit, max smith, Dulles Rain

Ridership slowly growing along 495 Express Lanes

More drivers are opting to use the almost year-old 495 Express Lanes in Virginia but still far fewer vehicles are in the tolled lanes than planners had expected.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 05:25pm EDT

Tags: 495 express lanes, transurban, Capital Beltway, tolls, traffic, max smith

Pull out the plastic, D.C. cabs now take cards

Ninety percent of all cabs operating within the District now accept credit cards.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 10:15pm EDT

Tags: D.C. Taxicab Commission, credit cards, andrew mollenbeck

Some millennials choose apps over car ownership

Smartphone apps are making it easy for millennials to snub car ownership. A new study finds that apps make it easier for those wtihout cars to access alternative transportation options from bikes to buses to rental cars.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 08:10am EDT

Tags: Public Interest Research Group, ridesharing, bikeshare, ZipCar, Joan Jones, smartphone, car ownership

Northern Va. transportation summit targets regional solutions

At a forum of transportation experts on Thursday night, panelists called upon elected leaders to think about regional solutions to solve the congestion in the region.

Friday - 09/13/2013, 04:30am EDT

Tags: bi-county parkway, Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance, 2030 group, ari ashe

Capital Bikeshare coming to Montgomery County at end of September

As Capital Bikeshare stations are popping up in Bethesda, Silver Spring and Takoma Park, WTOP learns an event to formally launch the program is is coming at the end of September.

Thursday - 09/12/2013, 11:21am EDT

Tags: bikeshare, biking, public transit, ari ashe

Silver Spring Transit Center on hold until 2014

Contractors for the Silver Spring Transit Center say the summer of 2014 is the earliest the project could be ready to operate, and county officials seem to concede that's the case.

Tuesday - 09/10/2013, 11:00pm EDT

Tags: silver spring transit center, Kate Ryan,

What's open and closed on Labor Day

Your planning guide for Labor Day in the District, Maryland and Virginia.

Monday - 09/02/2013, 07:30pm EDT

Tags: Labor Day, traffic, parking, trash collection

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