| Sep 21, 2014
Relieving congestion is now one of the highest criteria used to evaluate future roads projects in Hampton Roads.
Virginia House Bill 2, which became effective July 1, requires the Commonwealth Transportation Board to prioritize projects based on factors...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Checking for traffic snarls is now as easy as making a few taps on your smartphone.
A Norfolk game designer recently released Tunnel Traffic — an app that gives up-to-date information about conditions on Hampton Roads' four major tunnels....
| Sep 10, 2014
CHESAPEAKE — If you've become disgruntled about idling in traffic or wonder why the region's tunnels seem so congested at random times, then the region's main transportation planning organization wants to hear from you.
The Hampton Roads...
| Sep 7, 2014
Sometimes the biggest challenge with cancer treatment is getting there. The American Cancer Society works to overcome this barrier through its "Road to Recovery" program that uses volunteer drivers to transport cancer patients.
"It relieves them and...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:16 PM
One lane in both the Hampton Roads and the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial bridge-tunnels for traffic headed from the Peninsula to the Southside will be closed overnight through most of next week as Virginia Department of Transportation crews perform...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:57 AM
Virginia State Police responded to a crash involving a school bus Thursday morning near the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel in Norfolk.
The crash happened just before 7:30 a.m. on westbound I-64 at 15th View, police spokeswoman Sgt. M. Anaya said in an...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Street closed after accident
A residential street near Riverside Elementary School in Newport News was blocked off Tuesday morning after a city truck hit a power pole, causing it to catch on fire. Police and firefighters responded to Parkway Drive...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:07 AM
Maybe it was the 1980s-era software he saw at the Hampton VA hospital, maybe the four-mile traffic jam heading into the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, but when Sen. Mark Warner came to open his Hampton campaign office, his inner policy wonk was in full...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:55 PM
More than 200 people from around the Peninsula "stood in solidarity with Israel" Thursday night, raising nearly $10,000 to give shelter, counseling and other aid to Israel as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues.
So far, the United Jewish...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 12:06 AM
For the past week, Robert Suhay has often imagined sailing the Chesapeake Bay, visualizing various tide patterns, weather conditions and landmarks as he tames the vast body of water. That mental exercise has helped the long-distance sailor keep his...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:57 AM
Transportation and traffic are perennial topics in Hampton Roads, a region laced with interstates and highways and dependent on a range of water crossings, from bridge-tunnels to drawbridges to ferries. The area also has two airports, rail transport and...