The Washington Post

Motorists are less likely to stop for African American pedestrians in a crosswalk, according to a recent study that suggests subtle biases just outside people’s conscious awareness make them less likely to yield to minority pedestrians.

Conventional wisdom — and the law in many states — says that using a Bluetooth device is safer than hands-on when using your cell phone while driving. Others contend there is no difference. Who's right?

Metro said hundreds of older rail cars operating within the system contain asbestos, but the material does not pose a threat to passengers and those cars are soon to be replaced. The transit agency has issued a contract proposal seeking a company to remove asbestos from 280 cars in its fleet. Metro’s 1000-series cars, which date back to the […]

Post's commuting contest offers options, rather than a best route.

Light traffic is both a blessing and a curse for those who were not granted a snow day.

As snow and wind intensify and temperature drops, safety can vary from block to block and lane to lane.

Government decision makers, highway departments became more aggressive in telling commuters to stay home.

Priorities focus on maintaining road and transit system we have, a concept in accord with public surveys.

The lane operator's report for the October-December quarter showed use up, despite federal shutdown.

The transit authority plans major track work on the Red and Green lines during the holiday weekend, but the resulting disruptions will end Sunday night.

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