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Va. police want drivers to put the phone away or risk a ticket

Virginia State Police Capt. James de Ford said that troopers will issue citations to anyone they see texting while driving.

Use Thanksgiving experience to prepare for Christmas getaways

By now, you probably have shaken off most of the bitter memories of the Thanksgiving getaway traffic. But don’t forget the things that will help you with your end-of-December adventures.

One Year After Launching Vision Zero, D.C. Sees No Reduction In Traffic Fatalities

A year after releasing Vision Zero, a comprehensive plan to eliminate road deaths by 2024, Washington, D.C. officials say they are building momentum in a citywide effort to calm traffic, even though the number of people killed in crashes has remained the same year-on-year.

New data measures your Thanksgiving getaway pain

Researchers at the D.C. region’s Transportation Planning Board have taken a quick look at the pre-Thanksgiving traffic on the major escape routes. They found a pattern that’s pretty consistent with the past few years, but there was a significant exception: Wednesday’s traffic amounted to an…

Public transit in Northern Va. sees decrease in ridership

Fewer commuters are opting for public transit in Northern Virginia. Overall, ridership levels are down 12 percent from this time last year, according to numbers from the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission.