The Washington Post

Luz Lazo

ReporterWashington, D.C.


A study of the 16th Street corridor confirms what bus riders have known all along: Buses move slowly, their arrival times are way off, and when they finally show up, it’s often all at once. The good news is that as DDOT collects data to assess the problems plaguing one of the city’s busiest corridors, it’s also generating possible solutions.

  • Oct 1, 2015

A U.S. Department of Transportation pilot program will encourage overnight deliveries in an effort to relieve congestion on city streets.

  • Oct 1, 2015

The proposed surcharge on Uber, Lyft and other app-based services would help cover improvements to the county’s bus system. The county council could vote next month.

  • Sep 29, 2015

To celebrate the system’s 30th birthday, all rides are free Tuesday.

  • Sep 28, 2015

Climate activists listen, rapt, to videocast of Pope Francis’s address to Congress.

  • Sep 24, 2015

Road closures around the White House and the National Mall will start around 9 p.m. in preparation for Wednesday morning’s welcoming ceremony and Popemobile parade.

  • Sep 22, 2015

Arlington County Police said the closures will only take place in the event of heavy pedestrian traffic to and from the District.

  • Sep 22, 2015

High demand for the app-based car services could mean surge pricing during the papal visit.

  • Sep 22, 2015

Expect transit disruptions, extensive road closures, traffic backups of up to two hours, crowds and delays.

  • Sep 21, 2015

The closest stations to the Papal events and more.

  • Sep 21, 2015
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Luz Lazo writes about transportation and development. She has recently written about the challenges of bus commuting, Metro’s dark stations, and the impact of sequestration on air travel. She also contributes to the coverage of the region’s Hispanic population and immigrant communities. A native of El Salvador, Luz grew up in Washington, D.C. and got her undergraduate and graduate degrees at American University.
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