Sprawl & Crawl

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.

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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

Gravel caused problems for Beltway drivers

Gravel caused problems Wednesday morning for drivers on the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway between U.S. 50 and Md. 202.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 08:24am EDT

Crews to repave section of Interstate 95

Crews to repave section of northbound I-95, leading to lane closures

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 12:29pm EDT

Speed cameras activated in College Park

In the weeks since a high-profile press conference to address three pedestrian fatalities near the University of Maryland, several measures to increase safety have been put into place.

Saturday - 08/16/2014, 02:08am EDT
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Cracked third rail causes Blue Line disruption

Blue Line service has been restored in both directions, Metro says.

Friday - 08/15/2014, 11:42am EDT
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Montgomery Co. takes to the fair to show off rapid transit bus

Montgomery County is aiming to add a fleet of upgraded buses in its plan years from now to build an 80-mile bus rapid transit network

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 07:33am EDT

Metro: weekend work to affect 4 lines

Metro: weekend work to affect orange, blue, yellow and red lines

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 06:59am EDT
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