Dr. Gridlock: Redskins


Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 09/06/2013

Getting to FedEx Field for Monday night football

Fans heading for the first game of the NFL regular season at FedEx Field will traveling along with the usual afternoon rush hour crowds on Monday..

By Robert Thomson  |  12:02 PM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock Column, FedEx Field, NFL, Redskins

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 01/04/2013

Sunday's football playoff will add traffic in Landover area

To the delight of Redskins fans, there's going to be some extra traffic in Landover on Sunday.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:14 AM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  capital beltway, Dr. Gridlock, FedEx Field, Maryland Department of Transportation, Redskins

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 12/27/2012

Redskins fans will be out late Sunday

Neither weather nor holiday traffic is likely to be a factor in getting fans to and from FedEx Field on Sunday night. Metrorail will stay open late.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:45 AM ET, 12/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock, FedEx Field, Redskins

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 12/24/2012

Metro to stay open later for Sunday's Redskins game

Metro to stay open later for Sunday's Redskins game

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  10:11 AM ET, 12/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, Metrorail, Redskins, WMATA

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 12/07/2012

The weekend and beyond: Metro delays, FedEx football, parkway projects

There's some road work around the D.C. region this weekend, but the major source of travel delays is likely to be Metro's maintenance program.

By Robert Thomson  |  03:30 PM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  capital beltway, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock, FedEx Field, Metro, National Park Service, Ravens, Redskins, traffic, transit tips, WMATA

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 12/06/2012

Redskins-Ravens rivalry to draw more regional traffic to FedEx Field on Sunday

The traffic flow to Landover may be slightly different this Sunday, but it's all in the Maryland family as the Ravens visit the Redskins.

By Robert Thomson  |  04:30 PM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  capital beltway, Dr. Gridlock, FedEx Field, Maryland Department of Transportation, Ravens, Redskins

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 11/30/2012

Metro to stay open late for Monday night football at FedEx Field

A rare Monday night football game will add to the evening rush.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:58 AM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock, FedEx Field, Metro, Redskins, WMATA

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Redskins play Eagles in Landover on Sunday

There may be a little extra highway traffic this Sunday, but it's the Metro single-tracking that fans really need to watch.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:51 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock:, FedEx Field, Redskins

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 11/01/2012

Football at FedEx Field on Sunday afternoon

The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy should not affect travel to the football game, but there are some transit and traffic issues.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:46 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock:, FedEx Field, FedEx Field guide, MD traffic, Metro, Redskins, WMATA

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 10/04/2012

Watch for football traffic on Sunday

Getting to the Landover stadium early is always the best advice for fans.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:08 AM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, FedEx Field guide, Maryland traffic, Metro, Redskins, Weekend events

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 10/01/2012

Shorter days, playoff potential, a rush of road work: the week ahead for traffic, transit

The Nationals home schedule remains in flux, but the road work pace is steady in the D.C. area.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:18 AM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Commuting, Capital Beltway, Metro, Events | Tags:  DC transportation, Metro, WMATA, Virginia Department of Transportation, District Department of Transportation, Nationals, Redskins, 495 Express Lanes, 95 Express Lanes

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Football, baseball, soccer and a book fest: the weekend and beyond

Watch for big crowds at Nationals Park, FedEx Field and RFK Stadium this weekend. But travelers also will be drawn to events from Dulles International to Ocean City.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:23 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Weekend Work, Events, Metro, Capital Beltway | Tags:  DC transportation, Metro, WMATA, Nationals, Redskins, D.C. United, District Department of Transportation, Capital Beltway, Maryland Department of Transportation

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Getting to FedEx Field for Redskins first home game

Here’s some advice for newcomers and veterans about how to reduce game day traffic and transit hassles.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:08 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Skins Traffic | Tags:  DC transportation, Redskins, FedEx Field

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Sports, battles, Beltway paving, Metrorail projects: the weekend and beyond

A hot, muggy weekend won’t stop travelers bound for the Nationals, D.C. United or the tennis finals, but some road and transit work may slow them down.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:08 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Weekend Work, Metro, Events, Capital Beltway | Tags:  DC transportation, Metro, WMATA, Virginia Department of Transportation, Wilson Bridge, Capital Beltway, District Department of Transportation, Nationals, Redskins, D.C. United, Citi Open