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I-395 NB Ramp to EB Route 27 Overnight Lane Closures on Oct. 17-18

The ramp from the northbound I-395 general purpose lanes to eastbound Route 27 (Exit 8B) will have single-lane closures (weather permitting) Wednesday night, Oct. 17 and Thursday night, Oct. 18 for pavement milling and paving, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

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  1. Pedestrian ramps on Memorial Bridge sidewalk.

    Pedestrian ramps on Memorial Bridge sidewalk.

    Gordon Chaffin/Google Maps

    Memorial Bridge Down to Three Lanes Until 2021

    The Arlington Memorial Bridge is reduced to three car travel lanes and one sidewalk starting today, October 15, 2018. One lane will run each direction, East and Westbound, with a reversible lane to accommodate rush hour traffic. Pedestrians and cyclists who use the sidewalk must use the North sidewalk.

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  2. Get rid of solo motorists, writes the author.

    Get rid of solo motorists, writes the author.

    Veronica Wong

    Letter to the Editor: Get Cars Out of the District

    ​Capitol Hill resident Don Whittaker offers a couple of simple suggestions to fix DC’s congested transit system.

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  3. Dulles Toll Road

    Dulles Toll Road

    Wikipedia Commons

    Dulles Toll Road Rates to Increase on January 1, 2019

    Prices on the Dulles Toll Road will increase in January for the first time since 2014. Another increase will follow in January 2020 if adopted on November 14th during a meeting of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.

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  4. Levels of Autonomous Vehicle Operation

    Levels of Autonomous Vehicle Operation

    USDOT

    US DOT Relaxes Rules on Self-Driving Car Research

    USDOT has released the third version of voluntary guidelines (AV 3.0) for the development, testing, and real-life use of automated vehicles. The new document points to reduced DOT oversight and authority on the day-to-day testing and removal of legacy regulations that limit car design to legacy features like mirrors.

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  5. Vehicle Miles Traveled, Annual, 1970-2018

    Vehicle Miles Traveled, Annual, 1970-2018

    Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

    Pedestrian Deaths in Cities Have Surged in 10 Years

    Last week, The National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released new data covering traffic deaths in 2017. City streets are busier and more dangerous than ever before—especially for people using the road on a bike, scooter, or crossing the street.

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  6. Full Shutdown of Memorial Bridge During Columbus Day Weekend

    High water prevented crews from completing work last weekend; this weekend’s shutdown begins at 9 pm Friday (tonight).

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  7. Severe Traffic Congestion at Reagan Airport Beginning Monday, Oct. 8

    Parts of upper-level roadway adjacent to Terminals B and C will be closed for round-the-clock work through mid-November.

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  8. Coming Wednesday: toothless grins and a big silver cup.

    Coming Wednesday: toothless grins and a big silver cup.

    WMATA

    Capitals’ Home Opener Closes Roads Around Capital One Arena

    ​Closures will begin around noon Wednesday and last through 1 am Thursday as the Stanley Cup champs begin 2018-19 season. Red carpet ceremony and a viewing party outside Capital One Arena will further restrict traffic in the area.

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  9. Car dealership in Rockville, Maryland.

    Car dealership in Rockville, Maryland.

    Christopher Ziemnowicz/Wikipedia Commons

    The Best Car Review YouTube Channels, According to a Guy Who Hates Cars

    You can read reviews from newspaper websites and industry publications, but you probably want to watch videos. Here is a list of car review YouTube channels that I enjoy.

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