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Arlington, Alexandria Consider Name Changes for Jefferson Davis, Lee Highways

Alexandria name change recommendation will be forwarded to the city manager in October. Because Arlington is a county, it must get state approval for a name change.

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  1. Transit Disruptions for Aug. 18-20, 2017

    Green Line maintenance continues, closing Branch Avenue, Suitland and Naylor Road Metrorail stations. Meanwhile, who took away the Capital Bikeshare station at the White House? Hm-m-m…

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  2. An OmniRide bus arrives at its destination in Washington, D.C.

    An OmniRide bus arrives at its destination in Washington, D.C.

    PRTC

    Prince William and Manassas Area Residents: Take Back Your Commute! (Sponsored Content)

    In a region notorious for its traffic woes, getting to work or even just the grocery store can be daunting. In Prince William County and the Manassas area, commuters are fortunate to have travel options other than getting behind the wheel. The Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) offers a variety of services to help residents get around more easily.

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  3. 49th Street between Fulton and Dexter closed for repairs.

    49th Street between Fulton and Dexter closed for repairs.

    Google

    DDOT Temporarily Closes 49th Street in Northwest for Repairs

    Work is expected to take 3-4 months.​

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  4. Additional Wireless Service Between Metro Center, Stadium-Armory Stations

    AT&T, Sprint, T‐Mobile and Verizon Wireless announced the availability of the additional wireless service Tuesday (today).

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  5. Route 27/Washington Boulevard closure on Monday and Tuesday.

    Route 27/Washington Boulevard closure on Monday and Tuesday.

    Transurban via Google

    Evening Closures for 395 and 495 Express Lanes Projects

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  6. Marine Corps War Memorial Parking Lot, Surrounding Loop Closed During Makeover

    Tour buses and pedestrians now access the memorial plaza from Meade Street.

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  7. VDOT Reschedules Evening Closures for Route 110/Route 27 Project

    ​Impacts beginning Monday (tonight) at 10 p.m. through 5 a.m. Tuesday.

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  8. The Beginner’s Guide: How to Get Around D.C.

    ​Going from padawan to journeyman commuter in seven easy steps!

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  9. Transit Disruptions for Aug. 14-18, 2017

    ​This week’s weather, upcoming events, Metrorail maintenance, Metrobus route changes, and maintenance for D.C. area roads and highways.

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  10. How tolling on I-66 inside the beltway will work.

    How tolling on I-66 inside the beltway will work.

    VDOT

    Testing Starts for I-66 Inside the Beltway Express Lanes Tolling

    VDOT is conducting field testing of the electronic tolling equipment for the I-66 Inside the Beltway program to ensure the system is fully functional when tolling begins this December during weekday, rush-hour periods. Testing will continue through the remainder of the summer and fall.

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  11. Weekend Transit Disruptions for Aug. 11-13, 2017

    After thunderstorms are forecast for the Friday afternoon rush-hour commute. Work on the Metrorail Green Line continues through Aug. 20.​

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  12. Overnight Closures of HOV Lanes for 395 Express Lanes Work

    Work for the 395 Express Lanes project this week will require overnight closure of the HOV lanes from near Edsall Road to the 14th Street Bridge. The closures started Monday and will take place from 8 p.m. until 4 a.m. Wednesday through Friday, according to Transurban.

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  13. Upskirt photos were allegedly taken at the Columbia Heights Metro Station escalator.

    Upskirt photos were allegedly taken at the Columbia Heights Metro Station escalator.

    WMATA

    Police Arrest Md. Man for Allegedly Taking Upskirt Photos at Metro Station Escalator

    ​Brandon Lynn Williams, 19, of Forestville, faces an initial charge of misdemeanor sexual abuse from last week’s incident at the Columbia Heights Metrorail Station. Investigators believe there may be dozens of additional victims.

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  14. Flying From DCA? Use Park ‘n Fly for Quick, Safe and Convenient Parking (Sponsored Content)

    ​If you’re flying out of Reagan National Airport for a quick business trip and want a safe, covered parking space for your car, Park ‘n Fly can help.

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