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Traffic Cameras: Should They Stay Or Should They Go?

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 06.28.2013 | DC

U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio (R-Mich.) is planning to propse a bill to remove and prohibit cameras used to detect traffic infractions in the District, W...

D.C. Speed Cameras Collected How Much?!

Posted 05.28.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The top 10 speed cameras in the District have issued $29.5 million in tickets since the current fiscal year began seven months ago, acco...

Take A Peek Inside D.C.'s Giant, Gaping Sinkhole

Posted 05.23.2013 | DC

Wondering what it looks like inside the sinkhole that's been fouling up downtown D.C. traffic since Tuesday? Another shot inside the hole. Crews ar...

PHOTOS: ANOTHER Sinkhole In Washington (This Isn't It)

Posted 05.22.2013 | DC

Want to know why D.C. commuters are cranky? If you're stuck in traffic downtown, this is the culprit: crews fixing a sinkhole at 14th and F NW. twi...

Guess Which City Has The Country's Longest Commute?

Posted 03.05.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Guess who doesn't have the country's worst commute? D.C. may have the country's worst traffic. But according to new Census Bureau da...

How To Avoid Thursday's Christmas Tree Traffic Mayhem

Posted 12.05.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- While it's certainly not unusual for D.C. area drivers to complain about traffic delays and congestion, there's one day of the year that...

101-Year-Old Driver Shares Her Traffic Tactics

Posted 08.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Time and time again, various lists and rankings show that the nation's capital has some of the worst -- if not the worst -- drivers in a...

France's New President Set To Snarl D.C. Traffic

Posted 05.18.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Residents of the nation's capital are used to the American president tying up traffic. On Friday, France's new president, François Holl...

Metro D.C. Residents, Who are We Anyway?

Hulya Aksu | Posted 06.27.2012 | DC
Hulya Aksu

What does it mean to be a resident of the Metropolitan D.C. region? What defines us as a people and a culture?

Rachel Tepper

Bikeshare Officials Explore Corporate Sponsorship Options

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.05.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Capital Bikeshare is now moving forward with making the corporate sponsorship plan that was being considered in the fall a reality. T...

Gridlocked: Staring at Brake Lights and Holding First Place

John B. Townsend II | Posted 12.04.2011 | DC
John B. Townsend II

It is ironic that our region, the capital of the free world, suffers from world-class gridlock in the political process and on area roads.

In D.C. Crosswalk Doesn't Necessarily Mean Cross or Walk

Jody Melto | Posted 11.21.2011 | DC
Jody Melto

A "Walk" sign doesn't mean walk. It means wait a couple seconds. Then look both ways. In fact, just keep looking as you cross, in a group if you can. Waving your hand high above your head is a good idea.

Invest in Infrastructure to Keep D.C. -- And America -- Moving

Richard Sarles | Posted 11.15.2011 | DC
Richard Sarles

Unless you're an engineer, infrastructure investment talk may not seem all that exciting. But it's critically necessary not just for us here at Washington Metro, but for the nation's transit systems.

Back to School (And Work)

Josh Sawislak | Posted 11.15.2011 | DC
Josh Sawislak

In the D.C. area, we have the triple whammy. Back to school traffic, construction on several of our major roadways and the fact that any rain causes half of the region's drivers to lose all ability to effectively operate a motor vehicle.

Pick a Bike, Any Bike -- Just Ride It in D.C.

Seth Thomas Pietras | Posted 11.14.2011 | DC
Seth Thomas Pietras

In a city often chided for not having character or community, I savor seeing bikes stacked dozens deep outside new bars, Critical Mass clogging our streets, and public debates about bike lanes.

The War on Automobiles

Chuck Thies | Posted 11.14.2011 | DC
Chuck Thies

If you live in the Washington metropolitan area, owning an automobile is a practical adventure well worth experiencing. And it does not have to be an environmental train wreck.

Commuter Caucus: 18 Lawmakers Make Daily Trip To DC

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Each morning, Rep. Robert Andrews, a New Jersey Democrat, drives to Philadelphia, Pa., from his home in Haddon Heights to catch a Washington-bound tra...

Inauguration To Close Bridges, Streets In DC

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN and MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Police are blocking off all bridges crossing the Potomac River into Washington and a huge chunk of downtown when Barack Obama takes...