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Dr. Gridlock: April, 2014

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 04/30/2014

Normal Red Line service resumes after single-tracking

By Tim Richardson  |  04:48 PM ET, 04/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 04/30/2014

Train derails in downtown Lynchburg, shutting down streets, bridges

Several train cars derailed in downtown Lynchburg on Wednesday afternoon and burst into flames.

By Michael Laris and Peter Hermann  |  03:31 PM ET, 04/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 04/30/2014

Silver Line’s Nowakowski to head Long Island Rail Road

He announced earlier this month that he would be stepping down to take another post.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:30 PM ET, 04/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 04/30/2014

Neighbors urge city to stand against Virginia Avenue Tunnel project in Southeast DC

At public hearing, residents voice concerns about the projects impact on safety, health, noise and vibration.

By Luz Lazo  |  02:04 PM ET, 04/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Infrastructure

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 04/30/2014

D.C. DMV eases driver’s license changes

Drivers need not rush to the DMV, unless their licenses are expiring.

By Beth Marlowe and Robert Thomson  |  01:32 PM ET, 04/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 04/30/2014

How the Paris Métro compares to Washington’s

In Paris, the sight of food on the trains is part of the commuting experience, as is dealing with doors that don’t open automatically, street peddlers selling Paris history books to tourists, and performers playing music on trains.

By Luz Lazo  |  09:10 AM ET, 04/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Transportation

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 04/30/2014

Metro’s Blue and Orange lines have delays

Delays on two Metro lines. Problem from earlier train malfunction.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  09:09 AM ET, 04/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, subway, WMATA

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 04/30/2014

Rainy day leads to road closures, flooding

Authorities warn drivers to slow down.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  06:01 AM ET, 04/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  traffic

Posted at 07:37 PM ET, 04/29/2014

New D.C. transportation chief’s first tangle: whether to hike Circulator fares

Interim DDOT director, and numbers guy, Matt Brown and council transportation chief Mary Cheh will be doing a lot of talking in coming months

By Michael Laris  |  07:37 PM ET, 04/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 04/29/2014

D.C. Council to weigh on plan to retrofit old rail tunnel in SE Washington

CSX wants to upgrade and deepen Virginia Avenue Tunnel to allow for double-deck freight car passage.

By Luz Lazo  |  12:37 PM ET, 04/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. transportation

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 04/29/2014

A pilot program will allow pets on Amtrak

The pilot program will be offered to passengers on the Illinois Zephyr and Carl Sandberg routes.

By Lori Aratani  |  11:00 AM ET, 04/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 04/29/2014

Southbound I-270 reopens near Old Georgetown Road

All southbound lanes were closed, but northbound lanes remained open.

By Tim Richardson  |  09:47 AM ET, 04/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 04/29/2014

Survey: Most parents are willing to leave kids unattended in car

Despite hearing stories of children dying in overheated cars, almost 7 of 10 parents surveyed said they were willing to take the risk.

By Ashley Halsey III  |  09:12 AM ET, 04/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  child safety, Transportation

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 04/29/2014

Airport’s ‘train bridge’ has left the station

The open-door cars provided a temporary pass-through between platforms at Reagan National.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:08 AM ET, 04/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro

Posted at 07:10 AM ET, 04/29/2014

Randolph Road westbound closed in Silver Spring

Pedestrian struck in early morning crash. Roads near JFK High School closed in Silver Spring.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  07:10 AM ET, 04/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  pedestrian hit, silver spring

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 04/28/2014

What needs to be done to finish the Silver Line?

Elevators piston inspections, locks on rollup doors and speed readouts are among the issues that must be addressed before the Silver Line can open.

By Lori Aratani  |  05:51 PM ET, 04/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 04/28/2014

Silver Line deal’s real winner could be Bechtel

A deal between Metro and MWAA could mean Silver Line service by summer, but the deal’s real winner may be contractor Bechtel.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:31 PM ET, 04/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 04/28/2014

Maryland launching Bethesda paving project

A two-mile reconstruction of River Road will take a year to finish.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:45 AM ET, 04/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland traffic

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 04/28/2014

Delays on Metro’s Orange Line

Track problem on Orange Line at Deanwood station. Inbound service okay, outbound to New Carrollton troubled.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  08:00 AM ET, 04/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, subway, WMATA

Posted at 08:11 PM ET, 04/27/2014

‘The Phantom Planter’ strikes again — with big-screen video

Barred from planting flowers at a Metro station, gardener takes dig at transit officials with public, wide-screen video lament.

By Paul Duggan  |  08:11 PM ET, 04/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 04/25/2014

Pop in for a ‘pop-up’ meeting on the DC Circulator

D.C.’s Department of Transportation is hosting a series of “pop-up” meetings on the popular Circulator bus service.

By Lori Aratani  |  01:00 PM ET, 04/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:40 AM ET, 04/25/2014

Delays on Metro’s Orange Line

Delays on Metro’s Orange Line. Earlier problems on the Red Line resolved.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  07:40 AM ET, 04/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, subway, WMATA

Posted at 05:58 AM ET, 04/24/2014

Metro’s Red Line faced early morning delays

Earlier track problem on Metro. Delays on Red Line.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  05:58 AM ET, 04/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, subway, WMATA

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 04/23/2014

You’ll see the darndest things on Metrorail

This is proof that Metrorail attracts riders of all different kinds.

By Lori Aratani  |  02:10 PM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 04/23/2014

Rowdy passengers pose greater risk to teen drivers than electronics

New study finds loud conversation and horseplay more likely then cell phones to distract young drivers.

By Ashley Halsey III  |  12:36 PM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Transportation

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 04/22/2014

Gov. Terry McAuliffe gets a Silver Line update

Officials at the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority said they will announce Thursday whether the project is “substantially complete.“

By Lori Aratani  |  04:09 PM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 04/21/2014

Teen stowaway said to survive 2,300-mile flight to Hawaii in the wheel well of jet

A 16-year-old California boy flew halfway across the Pacific Ocean to Hawaii — unconscious — while stowed away in a Hawaiian Airlines flight wheel well, the FBI says. He’s alive.

By Lindsey Bever  |  01:54 PM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 04/21/2014

Starting next month, all D.C. licenses will need to be replaced. Yes, all of them.

Starting May 1, the District will start issuing REAL ID licenses that conform to stringent federal regulations.

By Rachel Sadon  |  12:37 PM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:38 AM ET, 04/21/2014

Two accidents partially close northbound I-95 in Triangle

Two accidents partially closed I-95 in Triangle.

By Julie Zauzmer  |  05:38 AM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  I-95, Virginia traffic

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 04/18/2014

New York-bound Megabus accident reported on I-95 north of Baltimore

Maryland State Police say none of the 75 people about the New York-bound bus appear to be injured.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  05:24 PM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 04/18/2014

Accident slows traffic on Baltimore-Washington Parkway

A one-car accident briefly shut down the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

By Julie Zauzmer  |  09:14 AM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland traffic

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 04/18/2014

Northbound New Hampshire Avenue closed in Silver Spring

A two-car crash shut down traffic headed north on New Hampshire Avenue.

By Julie Zauzmer  |  08:35 AM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland traffic, road closures

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 04/18/2014

Fatal crash closes Old Dominion Drive in Fairfax County

One person is dead and at least one injured after a car hit a tree in Dranesville.

By Julie Zauzmer  |  08:35 AM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  morning traffic, road closures

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 04/17/2014

Help wanted: Executive to manage Silver Line construction

MWAA is looking for someone to manage the $5.6 billion Silver Line rail project. Think you have what it takes?

By Lori Aratani  |  02:18 PM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, mwaa

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 04/17/2014

Virginia doing away with E-ZPass fee

Transportation department has till Sept. 1 to eliminate monthly charge.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:46 AM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Virginia traffic

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 04/17/2014

Duke Street and ramp from I-395 closed in Alexandria

A vehicle fire has closed part of Duke Street in Alexandria.

By Julie Zauzmer  |  10:42 AM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  I-395, road closures, Virginia traffic

Posted at 05:43 AM ET, 04/17/2014

Route 28 reopens in Montgomery County, further delays expected

Part of Route 28 in Montgomery County closed this morning after a car flipped over, killing one person inside.

By Julie Zauzmer  |  05:43 AM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, Maryland traffic, Morning commute

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 04/16/2014

D.C. HOT lanes plan will bump into reality

Virginia’s experience showed complexity of creating managed lanes.

By Robert Thomson  |  05:33 PM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 04/16/2014

Silver Line project director and Metro chief financial officer resign

Resignations come as both agencies are under fire for delays and financial practices.

By Lori Aratani and Dana Hedgpeth  |  11:04 AM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 04/16/2014

A morning of troubles on Metro’s lines

Earlier delays on Metro’s Red Line follows other problems on Blue and Yellow lines. The problems are resolved (for now)

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  08:26 AM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, subway, WMATA

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 04/15/2014

USDOT: Highway fund almost too low to pay bills

With gas tax revenue continuing to decline, highway trust fund will run low on cash in July.

By Ashley Halsey III  |  02:39 PM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Transportation

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 04/15/2014

Riding Metro while pregnant, some advice on offering -- and getting -- a seat

One basic rule: When offering a seat, don’t blurt out, “because you’re pregnant“; the person may not be.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  02:36 PM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, subway, WMATA

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 04/15/2014

D.C. traffic rules adjust to Wednesday holiday

Rush hour restrictions in effect, but some other regulations suspended.

By Robert Thomson  |  02:01 PM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 04/15/2014

Express lanes get pricier at peak times

The top toll has exceeded $11 for a full, 14-mile trip at rush hour.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:48 PM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 04/14/2014

As blossom crowds fade, Metro will renew track work

The four-week break is over. Service on the Red, Orange, Blue and Green lines will be affected this weekend.

By Robert Thomson  |  03:05 PM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 04/14/2014

Earlier power outage at Cleveland Park Metro stop; no effect on train service

Power outage at Cleveland Park Metro stop. Trains are running, but elevators and escalators are out.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  09:03 AM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, subway, WMATA

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 04/14/2014

Big project starting on Mass. Ave. and H Street, in heart of D.C. traffic

Travel on Massachusetts Avenue near the Third Street Tunnel will be even more challenging.

By Robert Thomson  |  08:43 AM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic

Posted at 07:32 AM ET, 04/14/2014

Inner loop of Beltway lanes dealing with accident, backups

Inner loop of Beltway lanes closed in Prince George’s. Drivers advised to avoid area.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  07:32 AM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, capitol heights, ritchie marlboro road

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 04/12/2014

Incident at Inner Loop of the Beltway near Branch Ave. cleared

Police say the incident involves six cars and have no estimate for when the lanes will reopen.

By Lori Aratani  |  12:41 PM ET, 04/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 04/11/2014

New M Street cycle track lanes to open in coming weeks

New bike lanes to open soon. Use of popular bike lanes has grown.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  12:21 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bike Lanes, dc, ddot

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 04/11/2014

Riding Metro while pregnant

Do passengers offer them a seat? Not always.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  11:41 AM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, pregnant, subway, WMATA

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 04/11/2014

Read Metro’s formal response to critical FTA report

The response outlines steps the authority is taking to address serious concerns about its handling of billions in federal grant money.

By Lori Aratani  |  10:31 AM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 04/11/2014

Cherry blossom parade will draw traffic Saturday

The parade, a festival highlight, is scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:25 AM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 04/10/2014

Is past really the problem for Metro?

Today’s leaders tend to blame troubles on predecessors.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:28 PM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 04/10/2014

Montgomery plans bus fare changes

Ride On is proposing a new fare hike for fiscal year 2015.

By Luz Lazo  |  11:01 AM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bus service, ride-on

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 04/10/2014

2,201 killed or injured on railroad tracks in 2013

Deaths and injuries of people walking on railroad tracks and at grade crossings are on the rise.

By Ashley Halsey III  |  09:40 AM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Transportation

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 04/10/2014

District’s parking ticket revenue drops

Rise in apps that allow people to “feed the meter” cited reason for decline in parking ticket revenue.

By Ashley Halsey III  |  09:32 AM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Transportation

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 04/10/2014

House committee approves airline ticket price revisions

Committee votes to reverse regulations imposed by U.S. Department of Transportation.

By Ashley Halsey III  |  09:27 AM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Transportation

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 04/09/2014

Rat on the subway (don’t worry it’s in NYC)

A subway car full of New Yorkers discovered an extra passenger aboard their train on Monday.

By Lori Aratani  |  05:41 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 04/09/2014

Potholepalooza launched, will run through May 9

Transport Department to increase workforce as D.C. residents are urged to notify authorities of damaged roads in their areas.

By Harrison Misiko  |  03:06 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 04/09/2014

Delays for Metro riders on Blue Line because of a possible gas leak in area

Report of gas leak leads to suspension of service between Van Dorn and King Street stations.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  01:28 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, subway, WMATA

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 04/09/2014

Could the D.C. transportation shake up mean better service?

By Lori Aratani  |  12:13 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 04/09/2014

Route 1 in Crystal City reopens after RV fire

Route 1 southbound lanes were closed at 15th Street.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  10:26 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  crystal city, fire, route 1

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 04/09/2014

Inner loop of Beltway reopens after being shut down in Lanham

The inner loop was shut down closed between Routes 450 and 50 in Lanham.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  10:20 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inner loop of beltway, lanham, route 450, route 50

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 04/09/2014

Metro delays on several lines in morning commute

Metro delays on Orange and Blue lines. Signal problem causing issues.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  09:39 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, subway, WMATA

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 04/09/2014

Traffic jam on I-95 north in Oxon Hill cleared

Traffic on Interstate 95 north at Indian Head Highway was backed up because of a fire involving a truck.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  08:50 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, indian head highway, traffic delays

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 04/08/2014

Sen. Barbara Mikulski demands answers from Metro

In a strongly worded lettter, the senator from Maryland demanded that Metro take action amid reports it mishandled federal dollars.

By Lori Aratani  |  04:10 PM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 04/08/2014

San Francisco police investigate a spate of ‘car-tippings’

Four owners of the ultra-compact cars awoke Monday morning to find their vehicles tipped over. Authorities aren’t sure if this is just plan vandalism or a coordinated campaign against Smart Cars.

By Lori Aratani  |  11:29 AM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 04/08/2014

D.C. opening rebuilt freeway ramp

Provides new route to Anacostia Freeway for Capitol Hill/Navy Yard traffic.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:09 AM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 04/08/2014

Road work set on Maryland commuter routes

Work getting underway on interchanges, intersections, bridges and pavement.

By Robert Thomson  |  08:34 AM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland traffic

Posted at 07:26 AM ET, 04/08/2014

Delays on Metro’s Orange and Blue lines resolved

Delays on Orange and Blue lines of Metro. Earlier problem with train.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  07:26 AM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, subway, WMATA

Posted at 09:10 PM ET, 04/07/2014

Metro train strikes victim near Arlington Cemetery; station heavily used by tourists

A man was struck by a Metrorail train and killed while walking on the tracks near the Arlington Cemetery station.

By Clarence Williams  |  09:10 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 04/07/2014

Road closed after car hits building in Northwest D.C.

A D.C. taxi cab apparently hit the building, which houses the Inter-American Development Bank.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  12:58 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  traffic

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 04/07/2014

Major backups on I-66 coming into the District

Utility work on the road means only one lane is getting by.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  12:36 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  traffic

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 04/07/2014

Sarles: Metro is ‘embracing’ audit critical of its handling of federal money

Metro officials blame previous administrations for problems in the transit agency’s financial department.

By Paul Duggan  |  11:34 AM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, WMATA

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 04/07/2014

Metro delays on the Blue and Yellow lines

Metro delays on Blue and Yellow lines. Earlier problem causing residual delays.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  08:54 AM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, subway, WMATA

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 04/05/2014

New cellphone lot at BWI

BWI recently moved it’s cellphone lot to a new, larger location.

By Luz Lazo  |  02:51 PM ET, 04/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 04/05/2014

Pillow fight, zumba party, blossoms: a busy day for Metro

The International Pillow Fight Day event is one of several activities in the city this weekend that could draw crowds to the Mall.

By Luz Lazo  |  12:42 PM ET, 04/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dc

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 04/05/2014

Road closures for MS walk in downtown

The 2014 Walk MS has closed some D.C. streets Saturday.

By Luz Lazo  |  10:46 AM ET, 04/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 04/04/2014

Dulles will get more Customs officers to speed up screening

The 40 additional Customs officers will begin working at Dulles in 2015.

By Lori Aratani  |  04:12 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 04/04/2014

Sure sign of spring: Road work in D.C. area

Milder weather brings out orange barrels along commuter routes.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:01 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  traffic

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 04/04/2014

Nationals, baseball traffic return to D.C.

Expect extra congestion Friday afternoon around South Capitol and M streets.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:15 AM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic

Posted at 06:46 AM ET, 04/04/2014

Friday morning train commutes should be easier

After troubled Thursday commute, Friday should be better -- fingers crossed.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  06:46 AM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  amtrak, MARC, Metro, subway, WMATA

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 04/03/2014

Some MARC, Amtrak service restored after major delays between Baltimore and Washington

Downed wires are disrupting service.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  05:02 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  amtrak, MARC

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 04/03/2014

NoMa now offering free outdoor Wi-Fi

NoMa is the first neighborhood in D.C. to offer such an amenity.

By Lori Aratani  |  11:29 AM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 04/03/2014

Delays on Metro’s Red Line resolved

Trains are single-tracking because of a track problem outside of the Farragut North station.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  09:09 AM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, subway, WMATA

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 04/03/2014

Traffic mess on Interstate 495 north in McLean resolved

Two crashes cause traffic problems on Interstate 495 north.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  08:38 AM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  american legion bridge, interstate 495

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 04/02/2014

Problem on Metro’s Red Line resolved

Trains are sharing a track between NoMa-Gallaudet and Fort Totten stations.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  01:05 PM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 04/02/2014

Single photo captures eight hours at LAX

A tweet from @learnsomething included an amazing photo of air traffic at LAX

By Lori Aratani  |  11:10 AM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 04/02/2014

In one spot, D.C. commuting just got better

The traffic improvement of the year is the opening of the extra lane on the 11th Street Bridge.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:40 AM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 04/02/2014

Norton urges decision on CSX tunnel project in SE

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) wants the Federal Highway Administration to expedite the release of an environmental assessment on the proposed reconstruction of the Virginia Avenue Tunnel.

By Luz Lazo  |  10:21 AM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. transportation

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 04/01/2014

D.C. cab customers sound off

What are D.C.’s cab customers complaining about? Washington City Paper offers some insight.

By Lori Aratani  |  02:16 PM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 04/01/2014

Shady Grove Road reopened after Rockville apartment fire

Police said they have reopened Shady Grove Road in both directions in Rockville.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  10:51 AM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  traffic

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 04/01/2014

DC Circulator announces extended hours on two routes

Starting April 1, the Circulator will run two additional hours on weeknights and offer Saturday service on on two of its routes.

By Lori Aratani  |  10:03 AM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 04/01/2014

Earlier crashes closed Interstate 95 in Baltimore in both directions

No major injuries were reported in the crashes that closed I-95 in both directions in Baltimore.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  09:05 AM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  traffic

 

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