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Review finds telework, mass transit, work close to home best ways to ease DC traffic

Living closer to work or getting thousands more people to telework or ride transit were among the highest scoring ideas for the D.C. area’s future in a new regional review that suggests a new outer crossing of the Potomac River northwest of the clogged American…

Study Finds New Potomac Bridge Would Do Little to Alleviate Congestion

After a tense debate to even include it in its study, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ Transportation Planning Board has found a new upper Potomac crossing, from Montgomery County into Loudoun County, would have little impact on the region’s projected congestion by 2040.

Pedestrian crashes increase when darkness does

Fall’s increasing darkness creates a hazard for drivers and pedestrians, as the number of crashes involving pedestrians increases significantly after daylight hours.

Traffic safety campaign aims to make D.C. area residents ‘Street Smart’

As winter draws nearer and darkness falls sooner, pedestrians and bicyclists face a higher risk of getting involved in potentially deadly vehicle crashes, says transportation officials from around the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.

Montgomery leaders ask for more transit in state plan to add toll lanes to highways

Montgomery County leaders on Thursday urged the state’s transportation chief to expand transit options as part of Maryland’s plan to relieve traffic by adding toll lanes to the Capital Beltway, Interstate 270 and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.