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Dr. Gridlock: October, 2012

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 10/31/2012

Halloween safety tips in Sandy’s aftermath

Short summary of story

By Robert Thomson  |  12:54 PM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Safety tips

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 10/31/2012

Beltway express lanes to open before Thanksgiving, operators say

Virginia transportation officials said Wednesday that the 495 Express Lanes could open by Nov. 17.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:39 PM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, capital beltway, Dr. Gridlock:, Virginia Department of Transportation, Virginia traffic

Posted at 07:03 AM ET, 10/31/2012

Outer loop reopened in College Park, delays easing

The outer loop of the Beltway is blocked near the I-95 split in College Park, and officials warn that some or all lanes could remain blocked through the morning rush hour.

By Mark Berman  |  07:03 AM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, beltway blocked, beltway lanes, beltway md, outer loop

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 10/31/2012

Navigating the first post-Sandy commute

We're keeping tabs on the roads and rails

By Mark Berman  |  06:02 AM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic, Hurricane Sandy, MARC, Metro, Morning commute, morning traffic, Sandy, sandy flooding, sandy road closures, VRE

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 10/30/2012

Metro to resume limited service at 2 p.m.

Train and bus service will resume on a reduced schedule, but MetroAccess won't operate till Wednesday.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:08 AM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. transit, Dr. Gridlock:, Metro, Sandy, WMATA

Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 10/30/2012

D.C. region having quiet commute, despite some Sandy problems

It's quiet because many have stayed home, but for those who venture out, there will be problems.

By Robert Thomson  |  08:22 AM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic, D.C. transit, Dr. Gridlock:, Metro, traffic, transit tips

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 10/29/2012

The week ahead: What D.C. travelers need to know during Hurricane Sandy

Sandy has virtually shut down commuting in the region, but if you must move about, here are some tips.

By Robert Thomson  |  08:00 AM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock:, Hurricane Sandy, Maryland Department of Transportation, Metro, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation, WMATA

Posted at 05:58 AM ET, 10/29/2012

Hurricane Sandy coverage

Public transit is shut down in the Washington region due to Hurricane Sandy

By Mark Berman  |  05:58 AM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, Metrorail, WMATA

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 10/26/2012

The weekend and beyond: walks, runs, weather

Eyes will be on three big events: the AIDS Walk, the Marine Corps Marathon and Hurricane Sandy.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:47 AM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. transportation, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland Department of Transportation, Metro, Silver Line, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation, WMATA

Posted at 05:53 AM ET, 10/26/2012

Monitoring the Friday morning commute

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:53 AM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic, VRE, WMATA

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 10/25/2012

Metro approves expanded Inauguration Day service, fees

The plans, which were approved on Thursday, would extend service and hit riders with additional costs.

By Mark Berman  |  02:01 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inauguration, inauguration day, Metro, Metrorail, WMATA

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 10/25/2012

Maryland says ICC traffic growing

Traffic remains light, but is increasing about 3 percent a month, the state said.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:25 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Intercounty Connector, Maryland traffic, Maryland Transportation Authority

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 10/25/2012

Driver urges common sense at intersections

But he fears roadway courtesy is not contagious among other travelers.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:16 AM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. transportation, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland traffic, Virginia traffic

Posted at 05:51 AM ET, 10/25/2012

Monitoring the Thursday morning commute

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:51 AM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic, VRE, WMATA

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 10/24/2012

A little snark with that elevator repair?

Signs mocking Metro's repair program have popped up in two local stations.

By Lori Aratani  |  05:26 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bethesda station, mcpherson square, Metro, metro elevators, metro escalators, metro repairs

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Metro shows off newest rail car

The newest cars will be unlike anything in the Metrorail fleet.

By Robert Thomson  |  03:34 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, Metrorail, WMATA

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Baby dies after being unconscious on Metro train

A baby died on Wednesday morning, shortly after police were called to the L'Enfant Plaza Metro station to respond to a report of an unresponsive baby aboard a train.

By Mark Berman  |  02:31 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  L'Enfant Plaza, Metro, Metrorail, WMATA

Posted at 05:47 AM ET, 10/24/2012

Monitoring the Wednesday morning commute

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:47 AM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic, VRE, WMATA

Posted at 04:35 AM ET, 10/24/2012

Northbound I-95 in Stafford reopened after overnight crash; residual delays expected

Key commuter artery had been closed for hours overnight after tractor-trailer crash, diesel spill.

By Curt Anderson  |  04:35 AM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Bay Bridge reopened

The Bay Bridge was closed in both directions due to a tanker truck leaking propane.

By Mark Berman and Fredrick Kunkle  |  04:06 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bay bridge, chesapeake bay bridge

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Expect traffic issues in Bethesda

Expect serious traffic issues in Bethesda after shots were fired and a crash occurred near Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

By Mark Berman  |  02:54 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bethesda, bethesda traffic, connecticut avenue, Maryland traffic, old georgetown road, rockville pike

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Most Metro lines disrupted this weekend; opening early Sunday for marathon

Some lines will be disrupted by maintenance, but Metro is adding service for Sunday's event.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:10 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marine Corps Marathon, Metro, WMATA

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

Metro board considers standards for rail service

Short summary of story

By Lori Aratani  |  05:22 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, Metrorail, WMATA

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 09:23 AM ET, 10/22/2012

Warm weather, Dupont Circle exit reopened, 11 Street Bridge new ramp: The week ahead

The entrance closed more than eight months ago for escalator replacement.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:23 AM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. transportation, District Department of Transportation, Maryland Department of Transportation, Metro, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation, WMATA

Posted at 05:55 AM ET, 10/22/2012

Monitoring the Monday morning commute

The entrance closed more than eight months ago for escalators replacement.

By Mark Berman  |  05:55 AM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic, VRE, WMATA

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 10/20/2012

Construction affects exit from RFK Stadium

Soccer fans leaving Lot 8 Saturday night will follow a different route.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:44 PM ET, 10/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  11th Street Bridge, D.C. traffic, D.C. United, District Department of Transportation, traffic

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 10/20/2012

BW Parkway section to stay closed all Saturday

A bridge replacement project is taking longer than planned.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:49 AM ET, 10/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  BW Parkway, Maryland Department of Transportation, traffic

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 10/19/2012

Metro to reopen Dupont Circle exit Sunday

The three escalators have been replaced on schedule after eight and a half months.

By Robert Thomson  |  02:59 PM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dupont Circle Metro escalators, Metro, WMATA

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 10/19/2012

Silver Line bridge move will affect overnight traffic

Installation of a bridge to the new Wiehle Avenue Metro station will slow drivers on three nights, starting Friday.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:43 PM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dulles Metrorail, Metro, Silver Line, Virginia traffic, WMATA

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 10/19/2012

The weekend and beyond

Here are some of the key events that will affect travel in the D.C. area.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:06 AM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  11th Street Bridge, capital beltway, D.C. traffic, D.C. transit, D.C. transportation, District Department of Transportation, Maryland Department of Transportation, Metro, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation, WMATA

Posted at 06:22 AM ET, 10/19/2012

Monitoring the Friday morning commute

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  06:22 AM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. 50, Virginia traffic

Posted at 05:53 AM ET, 10/19/2012

Two inner loop lanes reopened at Rockville Pike

The inner loop of the Beltway is closed at Rockville Pike. We'll have more as information becomes available.

By Mark Berman  |  05:53 AM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, capital beltway, Maryland traffic

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 10/18/2012

Metro wants to hear from you about possible Metrobus changes

Metro wants to hear from the public about possible changes to Metrobus service.

By Mark Berman  |  11:38 AM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, Metrobus, WMATA

Posted at 05:56 AM ET, 10/18/2012

Monitoring the Thursday morning commute

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:56 AM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic, VRE, WMATA

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 10/17/2012

Virginia express lanes operator prepares for opening

Transurban officials urge drivers to prepare for fall opening as well.

By Robert Thomson  |  04:06 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, Beltway HOT lanes, D.C. traffic, D.C. transportation, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland Department of Transportation, Transurban, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 10/17/2012

New company to operate some MARC trains

A new company is going to operate and maintain Maryland commuter trains on the Brunswick and Camden lines.

By Katherine Shaver  |  03:36 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amtrak, csx, MARC, maryland transit administration

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 10/17/2012

Metrobus involved in accident, no serious injuries reported

A Metrobus was involved in an accident on Wednesday morning, resulting in no serious injuries but snarling traffic

By Mark Berman  |  11:16 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic, Metro, Metrobus, WMATA

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 10/17/2012

New Beltway commute will be a learning experience

A driver asks about E-ZPass transponders.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:42 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, Beltway HOT lanes, Commuting, D.C. transportation, Dr. Gridlock:, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 05:51 AM ET, 10/17/2012

Monitoring the Wednesday morning commute

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:51 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic, VRE, WMATA

Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 10/16/2012

D.C. making emergency fix on Military Road

Avoid Military Road near Connecticut Avenue early Wednesday.

By Robert Thomson  |  06:09 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, Commuting, D.C. traffic, D.C. transportation, District Department of Transportation

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Red Line single-tracking lifted after man fatally struck at Farragut North [UPDATED]

Single-tracking ended this afternoon and no additional delays were expected through the evening.

By Mark Berman  |  02:27 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dupont Circle, farragut north, judiciary square, Metro, Metrorail, red line, WMATA

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Money or power: What would it take to improve your commute?

Some projects that could affect many commutes would require more power than money.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:55 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, D.C. transportation, District Department of Transportation, Maryland Department of Transportation, traffic, transit, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 05:56 AM ET, 10/16/2012

Monitoring the Tuesday morning commute

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:56 AM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic, VRE, WMATA

Posted at 05:55 AM ET, 10/15/2012

Monitoring the Monday morning commute

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:55 AM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic, VRE, WMATA

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 10/12/2012

Getting to Nationals Park

Here are some tips for getting to and from Nationals Park for Friday's Game 5.

By Mark Berman  |  02:45 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bikeshare, capital bikeshare, circulator, Commuting, D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, Metro, Metrobus, Metrorail, Nationals, Nationals Park, nationals park commuting, nationals park congestion, nationals park traffic, nats, WMATA

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 10/12/2012

The weekend and beyond: Nationals playoff crowds, Metro work and more

Here's a look at traffic and transit changes and news in the D.C. area this weekend and into next week.

By Mark Berman  |  02:01 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. transportation, District Department of Transportation, Maryland Department of Transportation, Metro, Virginia Department of Transportation, Weekend events, Weekend work, WMATA

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Nationals/Cardinals, Game 4: Liveblogging traffic and transit

We're monitoring traffic and transit before, during and after Game 4 of the Nationals/Cardinals series.

By Mark Berman  |  03:00 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, Metro, Metrobus, Metrorail, Nationals, Nationals Park, nationals park commuting, nationals park congestion, nationals park traffic, nats, WMATA

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Mapping program takes Nats fan for a ride

Travelers debate the value of map services after Apple Maps debacle

By Henri Cauvin  |  02:13 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple Maps, D.C. transportation, Google Maps, Map apps

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 10/11/2012

Redskins home again this weekend

Here are some travel tips for getting to and from the Landover stadium

By Robert Thomson  |  11:00 AM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 10/10/2012

VRE service disrupted after person hit, killed by train

VRE service disrupted after person hit, killed by train

By Mark Berman  |  02:40 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Virginia Railway Express, VRE

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 10/10/2012

Nationals/Cardinals, Game 3: Liveblogging traffic and transit

We're monitoring traffic and transit before, during and after Game 3 of the Nationals/Cardinals series.

By Mark Berman  |  10:30 AM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Street closures around Nationals Park on Wednesday

Transportation officials have urged fans to use public transport for travel to and from the game.

By Mark Berman  |  04:58 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. street closures, Nationals, Nationals Park, Navy Yard, street closures, The District

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 10/09/2012

No morning traffic liveblog Wednesday

We won't be liveblogging the morning commute on Wednesday, but we will be liveblogging the afternoon and evening commute before, during and after the Nationals playoff game.

By Mark Berman  |  02:31 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  commute, Commuting, evening commute, Morning commute, Nationals, Nationals Park, nats

Posted at 07:26 AM ET, 10/09/2012

Amtrak resumes full service between D.C. and Delaware

Amtrak officials say partial service between D.C. and Delaware has been restored, but delays remain.

By Mark Berman  |  07:26 AM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amtrak, MARC

Posted at 05:56 AM ET, 10/09/2012

Monitoring the Tuesday morning commute: Power problems halt some Amtrak, MARC service

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:56 AM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 10/08/2012

The week ahead for traffic, transit: Playoff baseball returns to D.C.

Here are some traffic and transportation notes to keep in mind over the coming week.

By Mark Berman  |  12:58 PM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  commuter rail, Commuting, D.C. transportation, Metro, The Week Ahead, WMATA

Posted at 05:57 AM ET, 10/08/2012

Monitoring the Monday morning commute

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:57 AM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 10/05/2012

Streets closed near Dupont Circle [Update: Reopened]

A stretch of Connecticut Avenue is closed near Dupont Circle due to a suspicious package dropped by a bank robber making his getaway

By Mark Berman  |  01:34 PM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C., D.C. streets, Dupont Circle

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 10/05/2012

The weekend and beyond: Traffic, transit tips

Here's a look at traffic and transit changes for the holiday weekend in the D.C. area.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:33 AM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  11th Street Bridge, Columbus Day weekend, D.C. transportation, District Department of Transportation, Maryland Department of Transportation, Metro, Virginia Department of Transportation, Weekend events, Weekend work, WMATA

Posted at 05:49 AM ET, 10/05/2012

Monitoring the Friday morning commute

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:49 AM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 10/04/2012

Aggressive drivers are wrong about right on red

A driver asks whether a right turn on red is mandatory.

By Robert Thomson  |  03:09 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. transportation, Dr. Gridlock:, Metro, Traffic safety, WMATA

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 10/04/2012

Taste of D.C. will close downtown streets all weekend

Several roads will close in downtown Washington this weekend for the Taste of D.C. food festival.

By Mark Berman  |  02:18 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. road closures, D.C. roads, road closures, Taste of D.C., The District

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 10/04/2012

Watch for football traffic on Sunday

Getting to the Landover stadium early is always the best advice for fans.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:08 AM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, FedEx Field guide, Maryland traffic, Metro, Redskins, Weekend events

Posted at 05:54 AM ET, 10/04/2012

Monitoring the Thursday morning commute

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:54 AM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic

Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Mayor rescinds plan to raise cab fares for playoffs

Taxis will be allowed to charge a dollar per extra rider on playoff days.

By Robert Thomson  |  06:12 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball playoffs, D.C. Taxicab Commission, DC transportation, Nationals, Nationals Park

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Transit changes for Columbus Day

Monday is Columbus Day, which means service changes for commuter trains and buses.

By Mark Berman  |  12:36 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington Transit, Commuter bus, commuter rail, DASH Bus, Fairfax Connector, Holiday schedules, Holiday Transit, Holiday travel, Loudoun County Transit, MARC, Metro, Metrobus, Metrorail, OmniRide, RideOn, TheBus, VRE, WMATA

Posted at 07:35 AM ET, 10/03/2012

Monitoring the Wednesday morning commute: Little River Turnpike reopened

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  07:35 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 10/03/2012

Nats wrap up regular season with early game

Fans heading for the 1:05 p.m. game might think about their personal playoff strategies.

By Robert Thomson  |  05:00 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball playoffs, District Department of Transportation, Nationals Park, Washington Nationals

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Metrorail limits Columbus Day weekend work

Major track work has been canceled, but some trains will share tracks.

By Robert Thomson  |  04:28 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Columbus Day, D.C. transportation, Metro, Nationals Park, WMATA

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 10/02/2012

New ramp opening at D.C.’s 11th Street Bridge

New link is first of several scheduled to open this fall.

By Robert Thomson  |  03:07 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  11th Street Bridge, Anacostia Freeway, D.C. 295, D.C. traffic, D.C. transportation, I-295

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Dupont’s southern entrance reopens this month

The Dupont Circle Metro station's southern entrance has been closed for much of the year.

By Mark Berman  |  02:07 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dupont Circle, Dupont Circle Metro, Dupont Circle Metro escalators, Metro

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Broad Branch Road closing for two hours Wednesday

Broad Branch Road NW will be closed Beach Drive and Brandywine Street for two hours on Wednesday.

By Mark Berman  |  12:56 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C., D.C. roads, The District

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 10/02/2012

For D.C. region’s commuters: What’s the big idea?

Travelers offer Dr. Gridlock their grand proposals, assuming they have unlimited resources.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:57 AM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Commuting | Tags:  DC transportation, Metro, WMATA, District Department of Transportation, Maryland Department of Transportation, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 06:05 AM ET, 10/02/2012

Dupont Circle station reopened

The Dupont Circle station reopened after closing due to a problem with the entrance escalators.

By Mark Berman  |  06:05 AM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 10/01/2012

Shorter days, playoff potential, a rush of road work: the week ahead for traffic, transit

The Nationals home schedule remains in flux, but the road work pace is steady in the D.C. area.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:18 AM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Commuting, Capital Beltway, Metro, Events | Tags:  DC transportation, Metro, WMATA, Virginia Department of Transportation, District Department of Transportation, Nationals, Redskins, 495 Express Lanes, 95 Express Lanes

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 10/01/2012

Monitoring the A.M. commute: Occupy marches and Yellow/Blue/Green Line delays

A series of Occupy D.C. marches this morning slowed traffic in downtown Washington.

By Mark Berman  |  06:01 AM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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