Dr. Gridlock: Maryland transportation

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 04/19/2013

The weekend and beyond: Extensive Metrorail work, soccer at RFK, bridge projects

After Friday night storms, the weekend looks good for outdoor activities. But watch out for track work on all Metrorail lines.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:13 AM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  11th Street Bridge, bay bridge, D.C. United, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock, Maryland Transportation Authority, Metro, RFK Stadium, traffic, transit tips, WMATA

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 02/19/2013

New group pushing for Maryland transportation funding

Transit advocates from the Washington and Baltimore regions have formed a new group to push for additional transportation funding in Maryland.

By Katherine Shaver  |  03:06 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland, Maryland transportation

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 10/25/2012

Maryland says ICC traffic growing

Traffic remains light, but is increasing about 3 percent a month, the state said.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:25 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Intercounty Connector, Maryland traffic, Maryland Transportation Authority

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 09/17/2012

The week ahead for traffic, transit: Stormy weather, sports crowds, bridge work

The worst weather for commuting will be Tuesday, but travelers also should watch out for many sporting events and new work near the 11th Street Bridge.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:40 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Commuting, Driving, Construction, Metro | Tags:  DC transportation, Virginia Department of Transportation, Maryland Department of Transportation, District Department of Transportation, Maryland Transportation Authority, 495 Express Lanes, Metro, WMATA

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 06/12/2012

Baltimore traffic warning: Tall ships likely to bring big traffic congestion starting Wednesday

Baltimore’s Sailabration for the War of 1812 bicentennial could draw a million people over the next week.

By Robert Thomson  |  04:35 PM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Maryland | Tags:  DC transportation, Maryland Transportation Authority, Baltimore, Sailabration, War of 1812

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 03/08/2012

Road work starting near Bethesda medical center

Commuters along the Route 355 corridor in Bethesda may notice the start today of the two-week closing of Elmhirst Drive, north of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:25 AM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  BRAC, Commuting, Maryland, Montgomery County | Tags:  DC transportation, Maryland transportation, BRAC, Metro, WMATA

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Silver Spring meeting Tuesday night on University Blvd. Beltway bridge plan

The Maryland State Highway Administration will hold a public session tonight to discuss the University Boulevard bridge over the Beltway in Silver Spring.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:58 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Capital Beltway, Maryland | Tags:  Maryland transportation, Maryland State Highway Administration, Capital Beltway,

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Checking on a River Road pavement mystery

A traveler asks a puzzling question about work along the center line of River Road in Potomac.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:47 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland, Driving | Tags:  Maryland transportation, Maryland State Highway Administration