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Cops in Md. and Va. bust HOV violators

Don't say you weren't warned. Police in Virginia and Maryland are saturating the highways Tuesday, looking for High Occupancy Vehicle violators.

Tags: HOV lanes , High Occupancy Vehicle lanes , I-66 , I-95 , I-395 , Dulles Toll Road , U.S. 50 , Kristi King

Tuesday - 06/14/2011, 08:29am EDT

First leg of ICC opens to traffic

Between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m., about 1,100 cars used the ICC. Another 400 cars drove the stretch between 5 a.m. and 6 a.m. Maryland starts collecting tolls on the ICC March 7.

Tags: InterCounty Connector , ICC , Adam Tuss , Colleen Kelleher , I-95 , Shady Grove , Olney

Wednesday - 02/23/2011, 08:15am EST

Slippery roads, wind chill advisory

Subfreezing temperatures and up to an inch of snow sticking to roads in parts of the WTOP listening area are causing slick and slippery conditions for the Tuesday morning commute.

Tags: weather , snow , weather advisory , I-95 , I-495

Tuesday - 12/14/2010, 06:29am EST

Plans to widen I-270, add more public transit

Transportation planners recently approved a long-term plan to widen the highway from Shady Grove to Frederick, but there's also agreement that better public transportation along the corridor is needed as well.

Tags: Adam Tuss , Corridor Cities Transitway , Shady Grove

Tuesday - 11/30/2010, 11:29am EST

First segment of ICC scheduled to open soon

The first segment of the InterCounty Connector could be just weeks away from opening.

Tags: InterCounty Connector , Adam Tuss , Georgia Avenue , Gaithersburg , Laurel

Monday - 11/29/2010, 05:32pm EST

Expect overnight delays on I-270 Thursday

To install new Intercounty Connector signs, crews will close all four lanes on the northbound side of I-270 north of Exit 6/West Montgomery Avenue for 15 minutes at a time from midnight until 4 a.m. Thursday.

Tags: Interstate 270 , Adam Tuss , Paul D. Shinkman , InterCounty Connector , ICC

Tuesday - 11/02/2010, 10:43am EDT

Police: I-270 bus crash not mechanical fault

Nothing was mechanically wrong with the vehicle, Maryland State Police spokesperson Greg Shipley says.

Tags: Montgomery County Police , traffic accidents , Oscar Garcia , Wolf Bus Lines , Bus accident

Wednesday - 09/29/2010, 06:29pm EDT

Why is traffic worse than usual on I-270?

If you drive Interstate 270, you know it's no picnic. But traffic volume on the roadway seems to have intensified over the last couple of weeks.

Tags: Interstate 270 , Adam Tuss , Sprawl & Crawl , Sprawl and Crawl

Thursday - 09/30/2010, 01:30am EDT

ICC work to close I-270 twice early Friday

Crews will close all four lanes of Interstate 270 overnight Friday to erect an overhead sign structure. The closures will occur between midnight and 4 a.m.

Tags: InterCounty Connector , Interstate 270 , Sprawl & Crawl , Darci Marchese , ICC , Sprawl and Crawl ,

Wednesday - 09/22/2010, 01:37am EDT

Would pay-to-drive solve congestion problems?

The idea creating 1,650 miles of "variably priced" lanes on Capital Beltway, Interstates 270, 66 and 95, Route 50, the George Washington Parkway and others, is being floated as a "what-if" scenario by area transportation officials.

Tags: National Capital Region Transportation Planning Bo , Chris Zimmerman , Capital Beltway , George Washington Parkway , I-66 , Route 50 , I-95 , Evan Haning

Monday - 09/13/2010, 09:20am EDT
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