Dr. Gridlock: Getaway


Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 11/25/2013

Metro adding airport bus service for Thanksgiving getaway

Metrobus will operate many more trips to BWI and Dulles airports. More details about Metro’s holiday schedules.

By Robert Thomson  |  04:07 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock Column, Metro, Metrobus, Metrorail, Thanksgiving getaway, WMATA

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 11/25/2013

Make weather forecast part of Thanksgiving getaway plan

A pre-Thanksgiving storm is likely to mess with many well-laid plans for escaping the D.C. region.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:22 AM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock Column, Maryland Department of Transportation, Thanksgiving getaway, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Early getaway traffic may encounter I-395 detour

I-395 is scheduled to shut late Friday, and drivers will follow an overnight detour.

By Robert Thomson  |  04:39 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  95 Express Lanes, Dr. Gridlock Column, Thanksgiving getaway, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 12/13/2012

Preparing for the holiday travel season

Dr. Gridlock sat down with Lon Anderson of AAA MidAtlantic to discuss traveling during the holidays.

By Mark Berman  |  11:39 AM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  aaa, aaa mid-atlantic, Dr. Gridlock, holiday getaway, Holiday travel, holiday travel advice, holiday travel forecast, holiday travel information, holiday travel tips, robert thomson

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 12:36 PM ET, 11/20/2012

What's ahead for Thanksgiving holiday getaway

The Thanksgiving getaway began Friday evening, but the big escape days are Tuesday and Wednesday.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:36 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  capital weather gang, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock:, Getaway, Maryland Department of Transportation, Thanksgiving, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 05/21/2012

Summer getaways: From D.C. area to New England

A traveler from Montgomery County is looking for advice on reaching Cape Cod this summer.

By Robert Thomson  |  03:25 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Getaways | Tags:  DC transportation, Summer getaway, Memorial Day

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 05/15/2012

Memorial Day weekend to open summer getaway season for D.C. area travelers

A traveler from Montgomery County already is looking for advice on how to return home after a trip to Williamsburg over Memorial Day weekend.

By Robert Thomson  |  03:26 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Getaways | Tags:  DC transportation, Virginia Department of Transportation, Memorial Day, Summer getaway