Dr. Gridlock - Robert Thomson
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Commuters, sit tight. This will take a while.
For many neighborhoods, the wait for the plow will be maddening.
Regional bus, commuter rail service to be impacted by weekend storm
(The Washington Post, January 21, 2016; 5:49 PM)
The Secret Life of Commuters
(The Washington Post, January 21, 2016; 11:33 AM)
10 things D.C.-area travelers should know about 2016
(The Washington Post, January 2, 2016; 3:57 PM)
Top 10 traffic, transit stories of 2015
(The Washington Post, December 26, 2015; 4:49 PM)
A commuter’s dream day: Few people on major roads in D.C. metro area
(The Washington Post, November 27, 2015; 9:41 AM)
Thanksgiving getaway guide: You can get there from here, but slowly
(The Washington Post, November 21, 2015; 6:00 PM)
Why long-distance commuters fear Virginia’s HOT lanes plan
(The Washington Post, October 15, 2015; 12:53 PM)
Maryland bus commuters will have to transfer to Metro during Pope Francis’s visit
(The Washington Post, September 10, 2015; 11:48 AM)
Metro says older rail cars contain asbestos but aren’t threat to riders
(The Washington Post, August 1, 2015; 7:54 PM)
Driving deaths tied to alcohol, drugs on the rise
(The Washington Post, July 25, 2015; 8:39 PM)
Metro to resume search for a new general manager
(The Washington Post, July 11, 2015; 4:20 PM)
D.C. Metro wants to add trains to Blue Line, but other routes would lose
(The Washington Post, July 4, 2015; 2:55 PM)
Your fellow commuters don’t want to hear your cell phone conversation
(The Washington Post, June 24, 2015; 7:00 AM)
Metro urged to speed search for general manager
(The Washington Post, June 6, 2015; 3:46 PM)
Raging thunderstorms pound commuters, delay flights
(The Washington Post, June 1, 2015; 5:29 PM)
How Virginia paid more than $250 million for a road that never got built
(The Washington Post, May 30, 2015; 5:26 PM)
Metro bans issue-oriented ads
(The Washington Post, May 29, 2015; 8:26 PM)
Maryland commuter rail, bus riders will pay more
(The Washington Post, May 26, 2015; 3:08 PM)
Commuter bottleneck about to be uncorked in Northern Virginia
(The Washington Post, May 26, 2015; 8:47 AM)
Bike-share programs are expanding worldwide. Are they successful?
(The Washington Post, May 22, 2015; 10:44 PM)
Think our tolls are high? Check out Houston.
(The Washington Post, May 20, 2015; 3:38 PM)
It’s summer travel season. Here’s how to avoid highway headaches.
(The Washington Post, May 16, 2015; 5:14 PM)
For Route 7, a plan that could ease traffic congestion and boost transit
(The Washington Post, May 2, 2015; 5:05 PM)
What a haul: Commuter starts D.C. to Rockville trek
(The Washington Post, April 21, 2015; 8:46 AM)
In traffic-clogged Northern Virginia, officials vie for limited state funds
(The Washington Post, April 4, 2015; 3:43 PM)
Around the rails in 91 stations
(The Washington Post, March 28, 2015; 3:35 PM)
Potholes blossom like daffodils. It must be spring.
(The Washington Post, March 21, 2015; 3:27 PM)
Commuters: Beware of upcoming 16th St. Bridge project
(The Washington Post, March 16, 2015; 9:37 AM)
Many routes lead to the cherry blossoms, and they’re all crowded
(The Washington Post, March 14, 2015; 3:54 PM)
Correction: No repairs on Penn Line
(The Washington Post, March 14, 2015; 1:46 PM)
D.C. is spending $1 million on another study of the 16th Street NW corridor
(The Washington Post, March 6, 2015; 11:01 PM)
Commuter trains canceled with bad weather expected
(The Washington Post, March 5, 2015; 5:14 AM)
Metro’s fancy new railcars were supposed to be rolling by now
(The Washington Post, February 28, 2015; 5:05 PM)
Commuter train in California hits truck and derails, injuring 28
(The Washington Post, February 24, 2015; 12:38 PM)
New regulations for Uber and Lyft open the door for expansion
(The Washington Post, February 21, 2015; 2:27 PM)
Commuter trains, Amtrak reporting problems in cold weather
(The Washington Post, February 20, 2015; 7:21 AM)
Delays on commuter rail lines
(The Washington Post, February 19, 2015; 6:44 AM)
Commuter Digest: A roundup of news from the D.C. region
(The Washington Post, February 14, 2015; 4:22 PM)
Metro says cut in federal tax benefit causing late-month ridership decline
(The Washington Post, February 7, 2015; 9:12 PM)
New York commuter train crashes into car, killing at least 6
(The Washington Post, February 4, 2015; 10:35 AM)
Commuters could see delays on Metro lines
(The Washington Post, February 4, 2015; 8:13 AM)
Commuters, communities worry about I-66 rebuilding
(The Washington Post, February 3, 2015; 1:53 PM)
Proposals aim to ease I-66 commute, add bike lanes in D.C.
(The Washington Post, January 24, 2015; 9:15 PM)
Morning after Metro tragedy, commuters return to rails and Twitter
(The Washington Post, January 13, 2015; 9:16 AM)
Metro blames laws of nature for cracked track rails; other transit systems agree
(The Washington Post, January 10, 2015; 5:26 PM)
10 things that will change commuting in the D.C. region during 2015
(The Washington Post, January 1, 2015; 6:00 PM)
Top 10 traffic, transit stories of 2014 in the D.C. region
(The Washington Post, December 27, 2014; 3:24 PM)
Boosters say pop-up ‘parklet’ is a sign of good things to come in Tysons
(The Washington Post, December 20, 2014; 4:40 PM)
What’s HOT, what’s not: A user’s guide to Virginia’s new 95 Express Lanes
(The Washington Post, December 13, 2014; 5:26 PM)
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