Arlington adds longer buses, boosts service on some routes

(Daniel Peck)

Arlington Transit is adding eight new buses to accommodate more frequent weekday service and additional weekend trips in some of the county’s busiest transit corridors.

Metro service changes: It’s not just about the Blue Line

Metro’s proposal to widen the gaps between trains may help on-time performance, but also could increase crowding, even on the Blue Line.


Eleven Oaks is a new development that straddles Fairfax county and Fairfax city

(Benjamin C Tankersley / For The Washington Post)

BUYING NEW | The 7.6-acre community of townhouses and single-family houses takes its name from a majestic oak.

R&B singer Bilal is on a roll as he heads to the Birchmere

The 35-year-old R&B singer has been a go-to session musician since the ‘90s, scoring vocal credits on records like Jay Z’s “American Gangster” and Common’s “Like Water for Chocolate,” but lately his name has been popping up more than usual.


D.C. community calendar, July 2-9, 2015

Fourth of July parades, fireworks, concerts, Smithsonian Folklife Festival, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.”