Riders want to know why the agency wasn't more forthcoming about the significance of the problem and the delays it would cause.

The vote by the airports authority board means some contractors doing business at National and Dulles airports will have to increase base pay for workers to $11.55 an hour starting in January.

Drivers in the White Oak area of Montgomery County should expect delays in Wednesday morning’s commute after a crash along New Hampshire Avenue. NEW CRASH New Hampshire Ave CLOSED #mdtraffic diverts onto Southbound Colesville #WhiteOak @First4Traffic @WTOPJack pic.twitter.com/dJ9YVnx9DX — Brad Freitas (@Chopper4Brad) April 19, 2017 It was not immediately known if anyone was seriously hurt. […]

Metro said an "arcing stud bolt" caused one track to be taken out of service outside Gallery Place station.

The vehicle was full of high school students, who were safely evacuated before the fire, authorities said.

Ride On is the first public bus system in the immediate Washington region to offer free WiFi.

Authorities said all westbound lanes of I-66 are closed at Exit 43, or US-29.

All lanes of the Outer Loop of Interstate 495 are closed past Exit 36, at Old Georgetown Road, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation.

"Preliminarily, it appears that personnel neglected to remove one of the chocks that was under the wheel," Metro spokesman Dan Stessel said.

A significant stretch of the Red Line will have free WiFi access by the end of the year, as will a broad section of Metro's core, if all goes according to plan.

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