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Fairfax County transportation projects receive $531 million from region

Fairfax County projects will receive over 40 percent of the more than $1 billion allocated to regional transportation projects by the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority’s first-ever six-year program.

Maryland races to catch up with Virginia in toll road projects

Maryland is racing to catch up with Virginia in tolling its roads, planning not only to modernize old toll facilities but also orchestrating a mammoth network of new toll lanes in its Washington suburbs.

Down the road: Long-range plan funds some Northern Va. projects, cuts others

The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority’s adoption of a six-year funding program this week could pave the way for improvements to many major commuting corridors in the coming years.

Teleworking and aging: Why getting around the DC area has changed

Frustrating traffic backups on Interstate 66, Interstate 95 and other area roadways won’t disappear anytime soon. But some interesting transportation trends and factors are slowing the increase of “vehicle miles of travel,” the total amount of travel on area roads at all times of the…

Alexandria hopes to combat side street gridlock due in part to GPS apps

Some Alexandria side streets have become popular shortcut recommendations for apps such as Waze and Google Maps, leaving residents frustrated. See what the city is doing to combat the congestion.