Sprawl & Crawl

New signs to alert drivers to red-light camera rules in Laurel

For the third time in less than two years, the City of Laurel is taking another measure to prevent drivers from getting speed or red- light camera tickets.

Monday - 09/29/2014, 05:57pm EDT

D.C. streetcars begin test runs

The simulated service is a milestone, considering there have been numerous delays in getting the streetcars rolling.

Monday - 09/29/2014, 08:20am EDT

Md. county approves $9.1M for failing walkways

Western Maryland county approves $9.1M to fix walkways that fall short of federal standards

Friday - 09/26/2014, 08:40am EDT

South Capitol Street Bridge to close for testing

DC's Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge to close for several hours for testing

Friday - 09/26/2014, 05:25am EDT

I-395 bridge to be named after trooper killed in 1988

The bridge that takes I-395 over South Glebe Road is slated to be renamed for Virginia State Trooper Jacqueline Vernon, who was killed in 1988 during a traffic stop on the interstate.

Thursday - 09/25/2014, 04:55pm EDT

DC streetcars to begin no-passenger rides

DC streetcars to begin no-passenger rides as a step toward regular operations

Thursday - 09/25/2014, 07:43am EDT

Lawmakers quarrel with Inspector General over speed cameras, parking tickets

In an animated back-and-forth with many tense moments, lawmakers on Wednesday spent more than three hours questioning the Inspector General staff and top D.C. agencies about speed cameras and parking tickets.

Thursday - 09/25/2014, 05:58am EDT

Arlington board passes streetcar money

The Columbia Pike streetcar line would run 7.4 miles from the Skyline section of Fairfax County to Pentagon City and eventually the Crystal City Metro station, connecting to the Metro Transitway along U.S. Route 1 towards Alexandria.

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 08:47am EDT

Metro: 4 lines to be affected by weekend work

Metro: 4 lines to be affected by weekend work, only silver and yellow lines unaffected

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 08:07am EDT

Metro open late for Redskins game

Metro will stay open late for crowds expected at Washington Redskins game on Thursday night

Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 05:50am EDT

Fairfax County works to expand roles of school crossing guards

Fairfax County may be expanding the role of some school crossing guards.

Monday - 09/22/2014, 07:56am EDT

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
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