Dr. Gridlock: Dulles Airport


Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 09/23/2013

Cutting Dulles Airport Metrobus now doesn’t make sense

Metro is considering dozens of good ideas to modify bus service, but cutting the airport route should be off the table.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:17 AM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock Column, Dulles Airport, Metro, Metrobus, Silver Line, WMATA

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 09/18/2013

International travelers face long delays at U.S. airports

International flyers are waiting in line for hours to clear U.S. customs

By Ashley Halsey III  |  12:41 PM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Airlines, Airports, Dulles Airport, dulles international airport, international arrivals, international flights, u.s. customs, us customs

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 09/10/2013

Loaded Beretta 9mm snared at Dulles

An Alexandria man is cited on a weapons charge after TSA finds a handgun in his luggage at Dulles

By Ashley Halsey III  |  01:45 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  airport gun, Airports, Dulles Airport, dulles international airport, gun, gun intercepted, TSA, tsa checkpoint

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 09/03/2013

BWI was region’s top passenger airport in 2012

Passenger traffic increased at BWI and Reagan National in 2012, but fell by 3 percent at Dulles International

By Ashley Halsey III  |  03:58 PM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Airports, baltimore washington airport, Dulles Airport, dulles international airport, national airport, reagan national

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Silver Line, Bi-County Parkway on MWAA board agenda

Expect questions about Silver Line safety system concerns during the board meeting.

By Lori Aratani  |  04:39 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dulles Airport, metropolitan washington airports authority, mwaa, Silver Line, Transportation

Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 06/13/2013

Major delays at D.C. airports

The storm that just tore through the Washington region was relatively brief, but it is significantly impacting air travel.

By Mark Berman  |  05:42 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Air Travel, bwi airport, Dulles Airport, national airport

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 05/29/2013

More robust transportation plan on view Wednesday for Virginians

Virginia's long-range plan has more money, because of the new transportation spending law.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:20 AM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commonwealth Transportation Board, Dr. Gridlock, Dulles Airport, virginia, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 05/16/2013

MWAA officials say sequester means longer airport wait times

Officials at Dulles and Reagan National airports say wait times have increased as much as 30 minutes at some security checkpoints because of the sequester.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:07 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  airport security, airports, Dulles Airport, reagan national airport, sequester

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 04/19/2013

Enhanced security continues at airports, on Metro

The Metro system and area airports are continuing enhance security measures linked to the bombing at the Boston Marathon.

By Lori Aratani  |  12:04 PM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dulles Airport, Metro, reagan national airport, Transportation, WMATA

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 04/10/2013

Behind the scenes at Dulles Airport

A behind-the-scenes tour of Washington Dulles International Airport.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:57 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  airports, Dulles Airport, metropolitan washington airports authority

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Passengers flocked to Reagan National in 2012

A record number of passengers flew through Reagan National Airport in 2012.

By Lori Aratani  |  04:25 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aiports, Dulles Airport, reagan national airport

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 01/24/2013

Two United planes clip wings at Dulles

Two planes clipped wings at Dulles International Airport on Thursday afternoon.

By Mark Berman  |  03:52 PM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dulles, Dulles Airport, united airlines

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 01/09/2013

Spate of headaches for troubled Dreamliner

Three problems in as many days, including a fire on an empty plane in Boston, have revived concerns about Boeing's Dreamliner jet.

By Mark Berman  |  06:05 PM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  787, Air Travel, Airports, boeing, dreamliner, dulles, Dulles Airport, reagan, reagan airport

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 11/21/2012

The Thanksgiving getaway so far

DR. GRIDLOCK | Things were quiet this morning on the region's roads and at area airports.

By Mark Berman  |  04:45 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  baltimore airport, bwi, bwi airport, dca, Dulles Airport, holiday getaway, Holiday travel, I-270, I-395, I-66, I-95, iad, maryland roads, national airport, reagan airport, Thanksgiving, Virginia roads

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 10/22/2012

Lanes closing for Dulles Metrorail project

A second night of closings is scheduled for tonight on the Dulles access highway and the toll road.

By Robert Thomson  |  05:12 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dulles Airport, Dulles Metrorail, Silver Line, Virginia traffic

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 09/20/2012

Traffic stops planned on Dulles access road

Traffic will be halted for short periods Thursday when parts for pedestrian bridges arrive at a Silver Line station.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:22 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Silver Line | Tags:  DC transportation, Dulles Airport, Silver Line

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 09/06/2012

New ramps to Beltway should ease congestion for Route 267 drivers in Virginia

New ramps opening this weekend will provide a direct link between the Dulles Airport Access Highway and the Beltway.

By Robert Thomson  |  04:12 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Airports, Capital Beltway | Tags:  DC transportation, Dulles Airport, Dulles Toll Road, 495 Express Lanes, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 06/21/2012

Metrorail delays, Beltway work, traffic shifts: The weekend and beyond

The first weekend of summer will be a busy one, with outdoor activities and road and transit work.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:54 PM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Weekend Work, Events, Metro, Construction | Tags:  DC transportation, Metro, WMATA, Silver Line, Dulles Airport, District Department of Transportation, Virginia Department of Transportation, Maryland Department of Transportation, Wilson Bridge project