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Transportation

Need an airplane seat in 2023? Head to Reagan National.

Ronald Reagan Washington National is the only one of the region’s three major airports that will see a bump up in available seats on flights as the calendar flips from 2022 to 2023, according to new data. The air-carrier trade...

‘Transit dashboard’ will provide more access to regional data

Community leaders and those who just have an interest soon will have a one-stop shop from which to access a host of transit-related data across the region. The “NoVaTransit Data Dashboard” is slated to be unveiled Dec. 16 online by...

Another piece of Columbia Pike transportation upgrade completed

Local and regional leaders recently marked the completion of two more segments of what is called the Columbia Pike Multimodal Street Improvements project. County officials, local community leaders, representatives from the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) and artist Donald Lipski...

Plaza, bus-bay improvements at Ballston Metro completed

A completion ceremony was held Nov. 17 to mark the completion of a major improvement to public-transit infrastructure at the Ballston-MU Metro station. “The event represents the end of two years of construction to upgrade the layout of bus-bay terminals...

Letter: More density doesn’t equate to traffic problems

Editor: Many people object to density based on the false belief that it will increase traffic congestion and pedestrian injuries from car crashes. We cannot let the untrue negative perceptions of density disrupt progress to a more affordable, sustainable and...

McLean’s Sudow will again chair Airports Authority

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss! William Sudow of McLean on Nov. 16 was re-elected by his colleagues to chair the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority’s board of directors for 2023. Sudow is a Virginia representative on the body. Also...

Holiday travelers urged to plan before heading to airports

Don’t say you haven’t been warned to plan ahead if you’re aiming to park at Northern Virginia’s two major airports over the holiday season. Officials with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority continue to put out the warning that spaces may...

Airport officials: Plan ahead if flying away for holidays

With passenger levels back to pre-pandemic levels, travelers using the local region’s two major airports have some planning to do. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is advising airport travelers to expect congested airport-area roads, full parking facilities and busy terminals...

Arlington officials have the need for speed (cameras, that is)

It probably will be on the fast track to nowheresville, given the balance of power in Richmond, but Arlington leaders will be asking the General Assembly to expand the ability of localities to use speed cameras beyond the currently...

Passenger traffic hits record on state rail lines

Passenger traffic on trains operated in partnership between Amtrak and the Virginia state government continues to grow and in September reached an all-time single-month high, according to new data. A total of 105,689 passengers traveled in September on the four...
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