Almost anyone who has ever driven in D.C. on a regular basis is familiar with the headaches that came with getting trapped behind a motorcade. Mayor Vincent Gray wrote a letter to the Secret Service to try and amend their protocols.
The Federal Transit Administration recommended the Purple Line project receive $100 million in federal funds this fiscal year — a key step in securing necessary funds to build the 16-mile light rail line in Maryland.
Total pedestrian fatalities in the D.C. region increased during the first six months of 2013, compared to the same period the year prior, according to a nationwide study released today by the Governor's Highway Safety Association.
Believe it or not, but the number of miles driven by people in the region has fallen. That reality has provoked a question that's dividing urban planners and traffic-bound commuters: Should we stop building roads?
Even though it's March, winter weather continues to wreak havoc on transportation systems nationwide. We consider the factors that transit providers weigh when deciding when to cancel -- and restart -- service.
A proposal to retrofit and expand a decaying railroad tunnel in Southeast D.C. is pitting Capitol Hill and Navy Yard residents against one of the largest rail companies in the country. We explore how this complex local project fits into bigger shifts in the national rail network.
Express lanes along a 14-mile stretch of the Beltway in Virginia have failed to draw expected numbers of motorists, provoking questions about whether the project ignored the region's changing demographics and driving habits.
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