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Transportation

Weichert group continues effort keeping Route 123 tidy

Members of the McLean office of Weichert, Realtors, recently picked up litter along a stretch of Route 123 as part of Virginia’s Adopt-a-Highway program. This marks the fifth year the Weichert clean-up crew has been working with the Virginia Department...

International service at airports continues its comeback

With some international air travel returning to the beginnings of normalcy, one airline is bringing back the big guns for service to Washington Dulles International Airport. Emirates will resume service using Airbus A380-800 aircraft to the Washington area on June...

Some fliers may see more bus trips in their future

Could the days of short hops from smaller airports to airline hubs soon be replaced by bus service? It’s already happening some places, and eventually could impact fliers in parts of Virginia. Consider the case of a (hypothetical) resident who...

Airline-seat availability growing at local airports

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport already has surpassed the number of monthly aircraft seats that were available to passengers during pre-pandemic times, and Washington Dulles International Airport is likely to do so by late summer or early fall, according...

WMATA: Bus trips still recuperating just pennies on dollar

A ridership that is increasing, albeit in fits and spurts, is helping the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority recoup more than it had been expecting from the farebox when it comes to rail service. But that recovery is lagging expectations...

Airport officials celebrate opening of service to Jordan

In another feather in its cap as efforts to move past COVID intensify, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority recently celebrated the launch of new nonstop service between Washington Dulles International Airport and Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan. Amman...

Ramp closure to impact traffic near Vienna Metro station

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) plans to close the ramp from Virginia Center Boulevard east to Interstate 66 west near the Vienna Metro station for about six weeks starting on or about May 13. The change will allow for...

Virginia ‘511’ service marks milestone anniversary

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) on May 11 celebrated “511 Day” to mark 20 years of providing Virginia 511 to Virginia residents and travelers. The no-cost 511 telephone service provides real-time travel information 24/7, including incidents, construction, road conditions...

Route 123 ramp onto I-66 closing through summer

The ramp from Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) north to Interstate 66 east will close temporarily during the daytime hours beginning on or about Friday, May 13, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) officials said. Drivers will travel about 500 feet...

Route 7 bus-rapid-transit plan takes another step forward

Plans to create a bus-rapid-transit, or BRT, line using Route 7 to connect Tysons to Alexandria continue to move forward, with the next installment to hire a consultant that will guide the next phases of the project. The Northern Virginia...
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For a third straight time, the season ended for the Potomac School Panthers girls softball team with a loss...
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