The 11-mile, $3 billion project is behind schedule, and frustration is growing.
The chief financial officer of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is resigning to take a job in the private sector.
More people are walking and riding to work in the nation's capitol. But city streets remain perilous.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx is launching a national bus tour to highlight the need for infrastructure investment.
The D.C. region's Silver Line is approaching an important milestone — again.
After a report slamming Metro's financial practices made its way to the press, transit officials say they're already improving their internal controls.
D.C. regulators are considering an unprecedented move for Washington’s metered taxicab fleet: deregulation. "This is a response to leveling the playing field," said city's taxicab chair, "and making everybody able to compete with one another."
D.C. regulators say smartphone-based car services are essentially meterless taxis — and they are preparing to unveil a slew of proposals designed to close liability insurance gaps and limit drivers’ hours on the road.
Barring a rapid resolution to the project delays, people will have to drive to Tysons Corner for its “welcome the Silver Line” festival on May 31 – even though there will be no actual train to welcome.
Metro's bus and rail fares and parking fees are going up, effective July 1. Here's how it will work.
Stores near bike share stations in D.C. are seeing a quantifiable bump in business, says one planner.
Despite several layers of oversight, problems on the Silver Line have delayed its opening date by at least six months.
From speakers that have to be torn out to communications cables that don't work to computer units that must be entirely replaced, the yet-to-be-opened Silver line has quite a punch list. While no one will commit to an opening date, all signs point to summer—at the earliest.
As Metro works to sell the public on the necessity of spending billions to expand its rail system in the coming decades, the transit authority is also trying to get the most out of its existing capacity. One way to make stations more attractive: upgrade the sidewalks and bike accessibility.
Signal problems are holding up D.C.'s new Silver Line. But the contractor responsible for fixing them says it hasn't even received a list of the issues that need to be resolved.
Despite crumbling infrastructure, states continue to spend more money on building new roads than maintaining the ones they have, says a new report.
The District Department of Transportation is preparing to end a traffic-calming project on one of D.C.’s busiest avenues a little more than a year after implementing the changes that quickly provoked a driver backlash.
If you stand at a bus stop on 16th Street NW south of the U Street intersection after 8 a.m. on a typical weekday, there’s a good chance the next S line bus heading downtown will not stop to pick you up. It’s nothing personal. The driver simply cannot fit any more passengers on board.
That old axiom of transportation policy—to relieve congestion build more lanes—may be giving way to the realization that it's not worth it.
The 495 Express Lanes in Northern Virginia are bleeding money.