‘Good job, weather’: D.C.-area snow delights kids, disrupts travel

Depending on where you had to be, the heaviest snowstorm to hit the Washington area in more than two years was a glorious gift or a time-sucking headache.

By Michael Laris, Nicole Asbury and Olivia DiazJanuary 16, 2024

Montgomery County would gain faster bus service under budget proposal

County executive Mark Elrich’s budget proposal includes a major expansion to the county’s bus rapid transit network along two new routes.

By Danny NguyenJanuary 16, 2024

A stolen D.C. Mercedes nearly paralyzed her — and left a year of questions

Rachel Ryan underwent countless surgeries in a 37-day hospital stay. Her story illustrated the chain reaction of crime in a violent year in the nation’s capital.

By Ian ShapiraDecember 30, 2023

Reckless drivers in spotlight as D.C. hits 16-year high on traffic deaths

D.C. is struggling to slow carnage on the roads as it faces unmet goals in cutting traffic fatalities by next year.

By Luz LazoDecember 26, 2023

‘Highway of Death’ needs higher fines for speeding, Md. officials say

A proposed bill would increase the current $40 fine on Indian Head Highway in hopes of discouraging reckless driving.

By Jasmine HiltonDecember 23, 2023

D.C.’s deadly streets take a growing toll on residents, victims

More than 45 people were killed and 6,000 were injured in crashes this year, nearly nine years after the city launched a strategy to reduce traffic-related injuries and deaths.

By Luz LazoDecember 21, 2023

A plan is taking shape to create the Dulles Airport of the future

Nearly 40 years ago, a plan helped to shape the Dulles International Airport of today. Now, a new generation is hard at work envisioning the Dulles of tomorrow.

By Lori ArataniDecember 19, 2023

Cruz accuses MWAA of plan to ‘extort’ airline fees over new National flights

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz also requested documents about the airports authority’s relationship with United Airlines.

By Ian Duncan and Lori ArataniDecember 19, 2023

Red Line stations downtown to close during final two weeks of year

The service interruption comes after the coronavirus pandemic and reduced office vacancies have hurt downtown businesses and arts centers.

By Danny NguyenDecember 16, 2023

Plan to move Capitals, Wizards to Virginia draws transportation worries

With Metro facing a fiscal cliff and gridlock already clogging Alexandria, residents and sports fans are worried about getting to, from and around the arena.

By Teo ArmusDecember 14, 2023

Facing budget woes, Metro board weighs tradeoffs, potential customer pain

Members of Metro’s board voiced optimism that a doomsday budget released this week can be avoided, but acknowledged that pain lies ahead,

By Michael LarisDecember 14, 2023

Higher fares, fewer stations: Metro outlines proposed doomsday cuts

Metro is trying to close a $750 million deficit next fiscal year, saying radical cuts would be needed unless jurisdictions pump more money into the transit system.

By Michael LarisDecember 12, 2023

Virginia gets $729 million federal boost for Potomac bridge, other rail projects

Plans call for a new two-track span parallel to the current Long Bridge that would separate passenger and freight trains, boost commerce and meet demands for passenger trains along the Interstate 95 corridor.

By Washington Post staffDecember 7, 2023

Cuts to Md. roads, transit face opposition as leaders learn details of proposal

Plans to fill a $3.3 billion hole in Maryland’s transportation budget would affect every part of the state, delaying highway construction and prompting cuts to transit services.

By Ian DuncanDecember 6, 2023

National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony to close downtown D.C. streets

The 101st National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony will disrupt traffic Thursday in downtown Washington, where several streets will be closed for the annual event.

By Washington Post staffNovember 29, 2023

D.C. weighs banning cars in three corridors to create pedestrian zones

A D.C. Council proposal would establish pedestrian corridors starting in 2026, closing roads to cars for at least some hours each week.

By Luz LazoNovember 24, 2023

D.C. doubled its number of traffic cameras this fall. 140 more are coming.

Here’s what you should know about increased traffic enforcement in the nation’s capital.

By Luz LazoNovember 24, 2023

Ridership is up on the Metro system, but revenue is still down

Passengers are returning, but flat fares transit leaders launched to entice them back have resulted in lower-than-expected revenue.

By Justin GeorgeNovember 19, 2023

Maryland to deploy troopers to highway work zones after crash that killed 6

Gov. Wes Moore announced the plan as a work group issued recommendations on how to better protect highway construction workers.

By Ian DuncanNovember 17, 2023

D.C., your next UberX driver might show up in a taxicab

Uber announced a partnership Friday that would make cab rides more widely available on its app, part of an expanding collaboration between the onetime rivals.

By Luz LazoNovember 17, 2023