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Dr. Gridlock: November, 2012

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 11/30/2012

D.C. mayor says city will raise speed limit on two commuter routes

D.C. announces plan to raise speed limit on two commuter routes.

By Robert Thomson  |  04:55 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 11/30/2012

The infamous Watergate Exxon appears to be no more [Updated]

The Watergate Exxon, reliably home to the highest gas prices in Washington, appears to have closed.

By Mark Berman  |  02:41 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  exxon, gas, gas prices, Watergate Exxon

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 11/30/2012

The weekend and beyond: Holiday activities mix with road, transit work

With the weather cooperating, many people will be out shopping or attending seasonal festivities, but road and transit work crews also will be busy.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:32 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock, Maryland Department of Transportation, Metro, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation, WMATA

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 11/30/2012

Metro to stay open late for Monday night football at FedEx Field

A rare Monday night football game will add to the evening rush.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:58 AM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock, FedEx Field, Metro, Redskins, WMATA

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Mayor Gray announces ban on U-turns across D.C. bike lanes

Mayor Gray announced an emergency rule this week, banning U-turns across bike lanes even if no bicycle riders are present.

By Mark Berman  |  12:05 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bike lanes, bike riding, biking, d.c. bike lanes, d.c. bike lanes u-turns

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 11/29/2012

Lane closings affect Southeast Freeway commuters near Anacostia River

An important change in D.C. freeway traffic patterns is scheduled to take effect after the Thursday morning rush.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:05 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  11th Street Bridge, D.C. traffic, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock

Posted at 07:42 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Joslyn Williams nominated for MWAA board

Joslyn Williams, the AFL-CIO’s Metropolitan Washington Council head, gets an MWAA nomination.

By Lori Aratani  |  07:42 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  metropolitan washington airports authority; dulles rail; joslyn williams, mwaa

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 11/27/2012

Time-lapse video depicts a day in the life of Metro

A time-lapse video depicts a day in the life of Metrorail, Metrobus and D.C. Circulator service.

By Mark Berman  |  04:09 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  circulator, d.c. circulator, Metro, Metrobus, Metrorail, videos, WMATA

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 11/27/2012

Metrorail weekend work to disrupt three lines

On the Orange and Green lines, trains will share tracks, but on the Red Line, several stations will be closed.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:18 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock:, Metro, WMATA

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 11/26/2012

New Capitol Hill ramp to expand freeway access

The District on Monday announced several significant changes in the traffic patterns along the Anacostia riverfront starting this week.

By Robert Thomson  |  03:59 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  11th Street Bridgef, D.C. traffic, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock:

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 11/26/2012

The week ahead: Commuters are back, so are shoppers

Commuter traffic is returning to normal after the holiday break, but shoppers will add congestion.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:22 AM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  capital beltway, D.C. traffic, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland Department of Transportation, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 11/23/2012

Metro reports decreased post-holiday ridership

Metro riders encountered uncrowded trains and stations on Friday morning, as fewer riders took to the rail system after the holiday.

By Mark Berman  |  04:20 PM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, metro service, metro trains, Metrorail, WMATA

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 02:12 PM ET, 11/21/2012

Fire breaks out on JetBlue flight to BWI

A JetBlue flight from Boston to BWI had a small fire upon arriving at the airport.

By Mark Berman  |  02:12 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Airports, bwi, bwi airport, jetblue, jetblue fire, jetblue flight

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/21/2012

Police urge drivers to learn about Beltway changes

Virginia state police are asking that people in the D.C. area have their holiday visitors familiarize themselves with the new Beltway traffic patterns.

By Robert Thomson  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, capital beltway, Dr. Gridlock:, HOT lanes, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 11/20/2012

Thanksgiving transit, transportation changes

Here's what you need to know for getting around the region on Thursday and Friday.

By Mark Berman  |  03:35 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington Transit, art bus, DASH Bus, Fairfax Connector, fairfax cue, Holiday Transit, Loudoun County Transit, MARC, Metro, Metrobus, Metrorail, OmniRide, RideOn, TheBus, VRE, WMATA

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 11:51 AM ET, 11/20/2012

POLL: Will you use the new 495 Express Lanes?

Drivers, will you use the new 495 Express Lanes? And if so, how often?

By Mark Berman  |  11:51 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, Beltway, beltway i-495, beltway virginia, capital beltway, hot lanes beltway, hot lanes beltway 495, hot lanes capital beltway, hot lanes virginia beltway, i-495 express, i-495 hot, i-495 northern virginia, i-495 virginia

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 11/20/2012

All lanes of U.S. 50 reopen after crash near Bay Bridge

Delays are stretching about three miles. Drivers are urged to plan an alternate route.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:32 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. Commute, A.M. traffic, bay bridge, Morning commute, U.S. 50

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 11/19/2012

The week ahead: Thanksgiving getaways, new Beltway lanes

Travelers in the D.C. area are beginning their Thanksgiving getaways and seeing four new lanes open on the Beltway.

By Robert Thomson  |  03:44 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland Department of Transportation, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 11/19/2012

G.W. Parkway reopens after fatal crash

All lanes have reopened on the George Washington Parkway following a fatal crash that closed the road near Mount Vernon for several hours on Monday.

By Mark Berman  |  12:27 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  g.w. parkway, george washington parkway, Virginia roads, Virginia traffic

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 11/19/2012

First experiences with 495 Express Lanes

DR. GRIDLOCK | A report on the first morning navigating the Capital Beltway’s new 495 Express Lanes.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:47 AM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, capital beltway, Dr. Gridlock:, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 11/19/2012

495 Express Lanes open for first rush hour

There are some delays on the Beltway, but the new 495 Express Lanes appear free of congestion.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:21 AM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, A.M. traffic, Beltway, Commuting, HOT lanes, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia Department of Transportation, Virginia traffic

Posted at 06:31 AM ET, 11/19/2012

George Washington Parkway lanes reopen after fatal accident

The George Washington Memorial Parkway is closed in both directions between Mount Vernon Memorial Highway and Vernon View Drive.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:31 AM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, Commuting, george washington memorial parkway, Morning commute, Virginia traffic

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 11/18/2012

Beltway express lanes Web site adds travel information

The lane operators have opened up some new Web pages to address drivers' concerns and questions.

By Robert Thomson  |  03:06 PM ET, 11/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 11/16/2012

The 495 Express Lanes are open. What do you think?

DR GRIDLOCK | Share your experiences on the new HOT lanes, which opened Saturday.

By Mark Berman  |  04:30 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, 495 hot lanes, beltway express lanes, beltway hot, Beltway HOT lanes, HOT lanes, i-495 express lanes, i-495 hot lanes

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 11/16/2012

Last-minute drill on rules for using Beltway express lanes

Dr. Gridlock reviews these essentials: The rules for using the lanes and the safety features.

By Robert Thomson  |  02:53 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, capital beltway, Dr. Gridlock:, HOT lanes, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/16/2012

MWAA issues grilled by Congress

‘Corrupt practices’ are cited as a committee hears from airports authority members on Friday.

By Lori Aratani  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inspector general, metropolitan washington airports authority, mwaa

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 11/16/2012

The weekend and beyond: express lanes, big games, parades, delays

The biggest travel event of the weekend will be the opening of the Beltway express lanes, but many other activities could affect trips in the D.C. area.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:56 AM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, D.C. traffic, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland Department of Transportation, Maryland traffic, Metro, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation, Virginia traffic, WMATA

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Norton introduces MWAA reform bill

The authority has recently come under fire for awarding contracts without competitive bidding.

By Lori Aratani  |  11:45 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  contracting, dulles rail, dulles rail extension, eleanor holmes-norton, metropolitan washington airports authority, mwaa, ray lahood

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Redskins play Eagles in Landover on Sunday

There may be a little extra highway traffic this Sunday, but it's the Metro single-tracking that fans really need to watch.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:51 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock:, FedEx Field, Redskins

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Unsafe drivers have turned dedicated lanes into danger zones

It's not a shortcut to the front of the line, a D.C. resident and cyclist tells Dr. Gridlock.

By Robert Thomson  |  08:52 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland traffic, Metro, Virginia traffic, WMATA

Posted at 06:28 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to testify at MWAA hearing Friday

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold a hearing on the recent inspector general's report regarding the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.

By Lori Aratani  |  06:28 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 11/14/2012

MWAA board votes to raise fees on Dulles Toll Road

Starting in 2013, drivers will pay 25 cents more for a total of $2.75, with another raise in 2014 to $3.50.

By Lori Aratani  |  10:37 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 11/14/2012

Virginia officials exude confidence in Beltway express lanes

Several hundred officials gathered for a pre-opening ceremony Tuesday, but drivers will decide how big a success the lanes really are.

By Robert Thomson  |  08:55 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, Dr. Gridlock; Capital Beltway; HOT lanes; Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 05:50 AM ET, 11/14/2012

Monitoring the Wednesday morning commute

We're keeping tabs on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:50 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bus, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Metrobus, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic, VRE

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Sound off on the L Street bike lane

What do you think should happen with bike lanes in the District?

By Mark Berman  |  12:31 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bike lanes, bike lanes d.c., bike riding, biking, d.c. bike lanes

Posted at 05:50 AM ET, 11/13/2012

Monitoring the Tuesday morning commute

We're keeping tabs on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:50 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 11/12/2012

No holiday for us, Metro commuters complain

Metro reduced service and continued track work on a federal holiday that wasn't shared by many.

By Robert Thomson  |  02:18 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock:, Metro, Metrorail, WMATA

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 11/12/2012

The week ahead: Many commuters take a holiday, but rail, road projects continue

Commuter traffic will pick up after many return from the Veterans Day holiday observance. Meanwhile, road and rail crews are busy.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:06 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, D.C. traffic, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland traffic, Metro, traffic, transit tips, Veterans Day, Virginia traffic, WMATA

Posted at 06:04 AM ET, 11/12/2012

Monitoring the Monday morning commute

We're keeping an eye on the roads and rails this morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:04 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, Beltway, commuter buses, commuter rail, Commuting, D.C. roads, dc traffic, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic, WMATA

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 11/09/2012

The weekend and beyond: Veterans Day events, traffic and transit delays

Some of the local road and transit work will be on a special schedule to take advantage of the three days of relatively light travel.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:28 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland Department of Transportation, Metro, traffic, transit tips, Veterans Day, Virginia Department of Transportation, WMATA

Posted at 05:59 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Monitoring the Friday morning commute

We're keeping an eye on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:59 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bus, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Metrobus, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic, VRE

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Should parking be added near Tysons Metro stations?

A Virginia reader questions lack of parking by new Silver Line stations.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:35 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock:, Metro, Silver Line, Tysons, WMATA

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Veterans Day transit changes

Several transit schedules are changing in the Washington area for the Veterans Day weekend.

By Mark Berman  |  12:52 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington Transit, art bus, DASH Bus, Fairfax Connector, Holiday Transit, Loudoun County Transit, MARC, Metro, Metrobus, Metrorail, OmniRide, RideOn, TheBus, VRE, WMATA

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Traveler offers tip for Tysons holiday shopping trips

The upcoming opening of the Beltway express lanes will offer holiday shoppers a new route into Tysons.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:35 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, capital beltway, Dr. Gridlock:, Tysons, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Keeping tabs on the Thursday morning commute

We're keeping an eye on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bus, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Metrobus, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic, VRE

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Understanding tolls on Beltway express lanes

Drivers have many questions about the new express lanes, but cost is key.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:30 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, capital beltway, Dr. Gridlock:, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Maryland warn drivers about p.m. commute

The Maryland State Highway Administration says afternoon and evening driving may be slow, and possibly slippery.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:53 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. transportation, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland Department of Transportation, Maryland traffic, Wintry weather

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Metro has some explaining to do

The transit authority needs to assure riders that the trains will run when Metro says they will run.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:16 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. transportation, Dr. Gridlock:, Metro, Metrorail, WMATA

Posted at 05:46 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Monitoring the Wednesday morning commute

We're keeping tabs on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:46 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bus, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Metrobus, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic, VRE

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Suspicious vehicle closes streets near White House [UPDATE: Streets reopening]

Several streets near the White House are closed as D.C. police investigate a suspicious car or package in the 1700 block of H St., NW, according to authorities.

By Peter Hermann  |  02:11 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, district roads, district traffic, The District

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 11/06/2012

VRE service snarled on Monday night after train strikes, kills man

Virginia Railway Express riders were stranded for hours on Monday night after a man was struck and killed by a train. Police believe he intentionally placed himself on the tracks.

By Mark Berman  |  12:29 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  virginia rail, virginia railway, Virginia Railway Express, VRE

Posted at 05:58 AM ET, 11/06/2012

Monitoring the Tuesday morning commute

We're keeping tabs on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:58 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bus, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Metrobus, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic, VRE

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Metro closes early, stranding riders on Saturday night

Metro was supposed to stay open late om Saturday night due to the end of daylight saving time, but that didn't happen, stranding multiple riders who had been counting on a ride home

By Mark Berman  |  03:11 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, Metrorail, WMATA

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Drivers need to study for Beltway express lanes

Don't think that because you know the Beltway, you know the 495 Express Lanes.

By Robert Thomson  |  02:42 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, capital beltway, Dr. Gridlock:, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 11/05/2012

The week ahead: Darker p.m. commutes, more road delays

A look at a possible midweek storm and new work on the roads and rails.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:24 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  commute, D.C. traffic, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland Department of Transportation, Maryland traffic, Metro, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation, Virginia traffic, WMATA

Posted at 05:55 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Monitoring the Monday morning commute

We're keeping tabs on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:55 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bus, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Metrobus, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic, VRE

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 11/02/2012

The weekend and beyond: sporting events, roadway closings, Metro delays

All major roads and transit systems in the D.C. area have recovered from Hurricane Sandy, but we've got many detours on the roads and rails.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:29 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland traffic, Metro, traffic, transit tips, Virginia traffic, WMATA

Posted at 05:43 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Keeping tabs on the Friday morning commute

We're keeping tabs on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:43 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic, Hurricane Sandy, MARC, Metro, Morning commute, morning traffic, Sandy, VRE

Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Delays slow evening commute on Red Line

A tunnel fire is causing delays of up to 40 minutes on the Red Line.

By richardsont  |  06:18 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Paving to begin on Beltway in Silver Spring

The biggest project on the Maryland side of the Beltway is ready for paving.

By Robert Thomson  |  03:47 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  capital beltway, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland Department of Transportation, Maryland traffic

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 11/01/2012

High Heel Race to close Dupont Circle streets

The Halloween season run is set to begin at 9 p.m., but street closings start earlier.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:13 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic, Dr. Gridlock:, High Heel Race, traffic, transit tips

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 11/01/2012

Driver courtesy sometimes creates uncertainty

A driver complains that travelers err by being overly courteous.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:24 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic, D.C. transportation, Dr. Gridlock:, Traffic safety

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 11/01/2012

Football at FedEx Field on Sunday afternoon

The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy should not affect travel to the football game, but there are some transit and traffic issues.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:46 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock:, FedEx Field, FedEx Field guide, MD traffic, Metro, Redskins, WMATA

Posted at 05:56 AM ET, 11/01/2012

Keeping tabs on the Thursday morning commute

We're keeping tabs on the roads and rails

By Mark Berman  |  05:56 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic, Hurricane Sandy, MARC, Metro, Morning commute, morning traffic, Sandy, sandy flooding, sandy road closures, VRE

 

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