Terrorism | With threat level orange, big-city commuters may see red
by Mindy Belz
Posted 8/14/04, 12:00 am
Washington commuters are used to traffic snarls. But drive time from Virginia to Capitol Hill doubled last week as government employees and other workers face what could be long-term anti-terror measures. New police checkpoints went up throughout the capital-as well as in major cities from New York to San Francisco-after the Bush administration elevated the terror threat level from yellow to orange nationwide early this month.