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Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 09/21/2011

Washington area drivers pledge to go car-free Thursday

More than 10,000 people in the Washington area have pledged to walk, bike, telework or use public transit or other driving alternatives, organizers said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:20 AM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic and Transportation

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 09/21/2011

Warning period for Prince George’s speed cameras ends Wednesday

Starting Wednesday, the county will issue citations and fine drivers traveling 12 mph or more above the posted speed limit.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:15 AM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic and Transportation

Posted at 06:38 PM ET, 09/08/2011

Two reported dead in flooding; motorists stranded in Fairfax

The Associated Press is reporting that two people are dead after being swept away in rain-swollen waters in Fairfax.

By Fredrick Kunkle and Jennifer Buske  |  06:38 PM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic and Transportation, Weather

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 09/07/2011

14 traffic deaths in Virginia over Labor Day weekend

Deaths between Friday and Monday included double fatalities in Fairfax and Fauquier counties.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:10 AM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Virginia, Traffic and Transportation

Posted at 07:32 AM ET, 09/07/2011

Video: Metrobus driver throws passenger off bus

The video has been making the rounds on the Internet since the holiday weekend, prompting an investigation by Metro officials.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:32 AM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic and Transportation

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 09/06/2011

‘Terrible Traffic Tuesday’ is here: Are you prepared?

AAA warns that drivers could face the worst traffic since Memorial Day. How are you dealing with it?

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:15 AM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic and Transportation

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 09/01/2011

Study: Washington is home to America’s worst drivers

A new study finds that America’s worst drivers hail from District.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:30 AM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic and Transportation

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 07/18/2011

Police: Blowout may have wrecked tour bus

The bus, traveling from Washington to Niagara Falls, crashed in a wooded median in western New York on Sunday, killing two and injuring 35.

By The Associated Press  |  01:37 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Traffic and Transportation

Posted at 12:07 AM ET, 03/02/2011

Teen stabbed on Metrobus

Updates to correct attribution: A teenage male was stabbed and seriously wounded late Tuesday night on a Metrobus in Southeast Washington, authorities said. The stabbing occurred about 10:45 p.m. in the 2200 block of Pomeroy Road SE, a stop...

By Clarence Williams  |  12:07 AM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, DC, Traffic and Transportation

Posted at 01:38 AM ET, 03/01/2011

Woman killed in D.C. tunnel crash

A woman was killed early Tuesday in a car crash in the 3rd Street Tunnel, D.C. police said. The crash occurred within a few minutes of midnight in the southbound lanes of the tunnel, according to police. The site of...

By Martin Weil  |  01:38 AM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  DC, Traffic and Transportation