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Moran's objections to BRAC move confirmed in new DoD IG report

Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) had objected the move that he said would further exacerbate traffic in the area. Now the Army's inspector general is issuing a report this week concluding the Army used flawed traffic data to make its case for locating workers to the current location along Interstate 395.

Tags: Jim Moran , DoD , Mark Center , Virginia , Federal Drive

Thursday - 12/01/2011, 10:04am EST

OPM makes call on snow closings

The federal government will be open Friday under the unscheduled leave policy. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey explains what's been done in the past and the Daily Debrief gets analysis from ABC 7 Chief Meteorologist Doug Hill about what to expect in terms of inches.

Tags: pay & benefits , management , Mike Causey , snow , OPM , snow closings , Doug Hill , ABC 7 , WTOP , Dorothy Ramienski , Bob Marbourg , weather

Thursday - 02/04/2010, 08:00pm EST

Sen. Ben Cardin on efforts to fix traffic before BRAC breaks it

$300 million has been set aside for BRAC-related transportation mitigation efforts. Will that be enough?

Tags: BRAC , management , Ben Cardin , Congressional Spotlight

Monday - 01/11/2010, 12:05pm EST

OPM's decision to open gov't. questioned after horrific commute

Commuters in the D.C. area faced grueling traffic backups on Friday morning. This, combined with a train derailment on the Red Line heading into the city has prompted many to deem the morning rush, "the commute from hell". Federal News Radio has contacted the Office of Personnel Management about their decision to open the federal government, and is waiting for a response.

Tags: pay & benefits , management , OPM , John Berry , snow , snow closings , commute , WTOP , Dorothy Ramienski

Friday - 02/12/2010, 03:03pm EST

Work on Army BRAC project proceeds, despite local concerns

Work continues throughout the Washington area as the Pentagon builds new facilities connected with BRAC, the Base Realignment and Closure Commission. One of the most controversial projects deals with an Army office complex now being built in the city of Alexandria, Va.

Tags: management , BRAC , Army , Alexandria , National Capital Planning Commission , Max Cacas ,

Thursday - 01/14/2010, 07:15am EST

DC tops nation in lost time, money from traffic

WTOP's Adam Tuss discusses a report that finds D.C. commuters waste the most time, money and gas in traffic.

Tags: WTOP , Adam Tuss , Dorobek Insider , 2010 Urban Mobility report

Thursday - 01/20/2011, 02:27pm EST

How to pick the winners, losers of bus safety

If you've ever traveled on one of those discount bus lines, or are planning to, you may be wondering about the safety record of the bus company, especially after the deadly crash that killed four people on Interstate 95 Tuesday morning.

Tags: vamoose , dc2ny , Bus accident , bus crash , Transportation , Sprawl and Crawl ,

Wednesday - 06/01/2011, 02:48pm EDT

BRAC traffic ... not that bad?

All the traffic news surrounding Base Realignment and Closure isn't bad. Many facilities are getting upgraded roads that should move commuters through more efficiently, WTOP reports.

Tags: DoD Report , BRAC , WTOP , John Strycula , Fort Belvoir , In Depth

Monday - 05/23/2011, 07:44pm EDT

BRAC: How bad IS the traffic?

The Washington area, with the nation's second worst traffic, is getting more cars and more federal workers. The BRAC changes will have an impact on locals and on you when you visit for fun or business. But Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wonders if it's as bad as most people say.

Tags: BRAC , BRAC Impact , Mike Causey

Thursday - 05/12/2011, 08:55am EDT
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