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Virginia lawmakers voted 36-4 on Wednesday in favor of amended legislation that enables police officers to pull over drivers seen texting while driving.
The Silver Spring Transit Center is already $80 million over budget, but the Montgomery County Council approved an addition $7 million for work completed at the center.
Riders on the DC Circulator will now be able to catch a ride later as well as on Saturday, as the system moves to a summer schedule.
At a cost of more than $6 million, Metro plans to triple the number of cameras in its stations and parking garages, as well as adding cameras onto rail cars for the first time.
A "super" bus stop constructed at the corner of Columbia Pike and Walter Reed Drive may be the first and last of its kind, after its $1 million cost drew negative responses from area residents.
The Maryland Senate voted 27-20 to approve the state's first gas tax in just over 20 years. The measure now goes to Gov. Martin O'Malley.
Noting that drivers are increasingly concerned about gas prices and global warming, AAA Mid-Atlantics list of top cars for commuters spotlights alternative fuel vehicles like Chevy Volt.
Arlington County government officials are moving forward with a plan to create a new streetcar line, but many residents say the plan is too expensive.
Bicycling advocates have been lobbying Congress to address the 5,000 bicyclist and pedestrian roadway deaths, and a bipartisan group of House lawmakers has heeded their call.
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