Sprawl & Crawl

How do road conditions in our area stack up nationally?

WTOP's Allison Keyes reports

Monday - 09/22/2014, 01:51am EDT

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Drivers could pay up to $24 to drive I-95 Express Lanes

So you'll have some decisions to make next time you take the road.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 03:09am EDT

$2.8M grant awarded to study bridge over Potomac

Federal government awards $2.8 million grant to study replacing rail bridge over Potomac

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 10:00am EDT

Traffic expected to change in the next 25 years

Hate your morning commute already? It's not likely to improve and conditions could worsen as millions move to the area.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:11am EDT

Metro, Nationals working out plan to stay open late during playoffs

The Nationals are in discussions with Metro. D.C. council member Tommy Wells insists a deal will get done.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 04:15am EDT

Handwritten tickets still pose problems in D.C.

Although Metropolitan Police Department officers write less than five percent of all parking tickets, a majority of them are handwritten and prone to higher error rates.

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 07:24pm EDT

MARC Train service restored after downed wires

Downed wires caused delays for MARC Train service Tuesday morning, and service was restored Wednesday afternoon.

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 01:12pm EDT

Toll testing begins along future 95 Express Lanes

Road tests have begun on new electronic tolling equipment along the future 95 Express Lanes in Northern Virginia.

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 02:00pm EDT

Survey: District drivers among the 'rudest'

Drivers in D.C. are not necessarily known for their patience, but the results of one survey show drivers in the District are second-rudest in the country.

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 06:39am EDT

Can you park at a broken parking meter?

If you find a great parking space in front of a broken parking meter, can you park there? The answer is complicated.

Monday - 09/15/2014, 07:59am EDT

495 Express Lanes free for one week during off-peak hours

To save a few minutes off on their commute through Virginia, many travelers pay to use the 495 Express Lanes. Now, commuters can get a free week of rides in the fast lanes.

Friday - 09/12/2014, 04:55pm EDT

2014 tracking to be another deadly year for region's pedestrians

By the end of 2014, the number of pedestrian fatalities is on pace to meet or beat last year's 45 deaths in the D.C. metro area.

Friday - 09/12/2014, 12:47pm EDT

Metro anticipates cellphone theft risk with new payment system

Metro is thinking forward when it comes to payment options, but old problems still plague public transportation.

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 08:24am EDT

Road show to feature Va. transportation projects

Commonwealth Transportation Board to go on road in Virginia in September, October

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 07:05am EDT

Commuter bus catches fire on the Inner Loop (Video)

A bus carrying commuters caught fire and briefly closed the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway at Kenilworth Avenue Wednesday morning, causing delays throughout the morning commuting hours.

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 10:16am EDT

Pay to ride Metro with smartphone, watch soon

Metro is rolling out its plan to change the way we pay to use the system. Starting next month, some riders will be able to travel Metro's rails and busses without a SmartTrip card.

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 04:39am EDT

2 pedestrians struck in separate accidents

Two pedestrians were struck by vehicles in Montgomery County in separate incidents Tuesday morning.

Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 08:26am EDT

Covered bridge in Thurmont closed for repairs

Loy's Station Covered Bridge in Thurmont damaged, closed for repairs

Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 08:10am EDT

Metro: some riders to wait longer this weekend

Some Metro riders to wait longer for weekend trains, system will open early Sunday

Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 07:54am EDT

Report: Ticketed drivers 'guilty until proven innocent' in D.C.

A new report from the D.C. Inspector General finds that when drivers get a speed camera or parking ticket in the District of Columbia, they're presumed guilty until they can prove themselves innocent.

Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 07:16am EDT
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