Dr. Gridlock: DC transit

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 09/16/2013

Will road ahead include tolls on existing lanes?

Ron Kirby, director of transportation planning for Council of Governments, joins Dr. Gridlock at noon for an online discussion of regional priorities.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:12 AM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Council of Governments, D.C. traffic, D.C. transit, D.C. transportation, Dr. Gridlock Column, Ronald Kirby, Transportation Planning Board

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 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 03:52 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Two up, one down at Foggy Bottom

A Metro rider who uses the Foggy Bottom station complains that the new escalators at the entrance are constantly configured to have two going up and one going down during both the morning and evening rushes. Why is that done?

By Robert Thomson  |  03:52 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro | Tags:  Metro, WMATA, DC transit, Metro escalators, Metrorail