Sprawl & Crawl

Emergency repaving work nears finish in Chevy Chase

Emergency paving work on Connecticut Avenue in Chevy Chase is almost complete with some finishing touches on the project still needed.

Monday - 09/01/2014, 05:15pm EDT

Changes on the roads, elsewhere for Labor Day

On Monday, we honor the nation's working men and women. And Labor Day brings changes to the daily commute and the regular errands.

Monday - 09/01/2014, 03:34am EDT

Parkway widening project on schedule in Prince William

Road-weary drivers have only a few months left of lane closures and construction delays related to project to widen a portion of the Prince William County Parkway in Woodbridge, Virginia.

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 12:22pm EDT

DC transit police chief urges vigilance

Metro Transit Police chief urges officers to remain vigilant, but reports no current threat

Friday - 08/29/2014, 04:50pm EDT

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

Repaving means business is slow on Connecticut Avenue

As road crews work around the clock to repave a stretch of Connecticut Avenue in Chevy Chase, area businesses are feeling the pain of the gridlock created by lane closures.

Friday - 08/29/2014, 04:46am EDT

Connecticut Ave. emergency repairs underway

After a nightmarish morning commute on Connecticut Avenue, the Maryland State Highway Administration suggests commuters find alternative routes for the rest of the week.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 08:59am EDT
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Ticketbuster: Md. and Va. residents get tickets in D.C. during overnight hours

If you park overnight in D.C., you can get a ticket if you don't have a D.C. license plate. It's an issue for Maryland and Virginia residents frequently brought to WTOP Ticketbuster's attention.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 04:44am EDT

Purple Line suit seeks to protect rare creatures

Lawsuit seeks to protect endangered amphipods from planned Purple Line light rail route

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 08:40am EDT

Ticketbuster: Woman gets tickets for license plates that don't exist

Since 2010, a Maryland driver has been getting parking tickets in the mail from D.C. for different cars with a vanity plate, none of which belong to her.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:51am EDT

How VDOT's latest mega project, I-395 at Seminary Road, will affect your commute

A second project now underway, immediately north of where the I-95 Express Lanes end, will bring additional congestion relief to the Washington area's busiest stretch of highway, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Interstate 395 at Seminary carries roughly 200,000 vehicles per day.

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 11:29am EDT

Metro announces Labor Day weekend track work

Metro announces Labor Day weekend track work plans

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 06:13am EDT

Bad lane striping causes confusion on I-66 (Photos)

A lane-striping mishap on Interstate 66 in Fairfax County had some drivers confused Monday morning.

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 05:27am EDT
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Bridge over Anacostia to close for several hours

Bridge over Anacostia River to close for several hours to allow water traffic to pass

Monday - 08/25/2014, 04:20am EDT

All lanes of damaged Delaware bridge re-open

Delaware transportation officials say a bridge on a key East Coast interstate has fully re-opened after it was closed in early June because several supporting columns were tilting.

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 07:40pm EDT

Bright blue bus newest transportation option in Alexandria

The bright blue buses will run weekdays, weekends and late at night between the Braddock Road Metro station in Alexandria and the Crystal City Metro stop in Arlington.

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 03:31pm EDT

Federal judge allows busking at Metro stations

Federal judge allows performances for tips outside Metro stations

Friday - 08/22/2014, 09:09am EDT

Sunday streetcar drill will block District streets

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) and other local agencies will be conducting a Streetcar Emergency Preparedness Drill, Sunday Aug. 24. The drill will close H Street NE between 12th and 13th streets.

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 03:21pm EDT

Metro's silver line gets low-interest federal loan

Low-interest $1.28 billion federal loan finalized for Metro Silver Line construction

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 08:00am EDT

Dulles Toll Road swaps coin buckets for E-ZPass

Coin buckets and exact change lanes are being phased out along the Dulles Toll Road and will be replaced with electronic tolling lanes.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 03:50pm EDT
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