If it's deals you want, you'll have to pay the price in traffic delays.
Washington, DC, will have the fifth worst traffic congestion on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, according to a Huffington Post report. In the DC region, rush hour will peak Wednesday between 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m., according to the report. Travel will take 30 percent longer than usual on average. Black Friday shoppers will be clogging the roads as well. On Friday, traffic across the country is expected to peak between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., according to the report. Read the full story on the Huffington Post. Getting ready to head out of town? Check our live traffic map and avoid delays.
Computer issues prompted service to be suspended twice over the weekend.
Metro remains on alert Monday morning following a computer problem that caused two system-wide rail service suspensions this weekend, The Washington Post reports. Service was suspended twice‚—for more than 30 minutes after 2 p.m. Saturday and again between 12:30 and 1 a.m. early Sunday—after the computer system that allows controllers to track trains malfunctioned, according to The Post. Riders took to Twitter to vent their frustrations about the delays. Monday morning, the computer system was back up and running as usual, and extra employees were on hand. However, ABC7 reports a train with a brake problem and a disabled train prompted two closures at the Dupont Circle station this morning, causing crowding and delays. Read the full story …