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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...

Fairfax officials continue to mull refinements to parking requirements

Parking – preferably less of it – would be required in varying quantities, depending on development density and transit access, under Fairfax County’s “Parking Reimagined” proposal. County officials this past spring and summer drafted a tiered framework for parking in...

MCA to meet with Fairfax transportation chief

The McLean Citizens Association (MCA) will hold a virtual public meeting Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. with Fairfax County Department of Transportation Director Tom Biesiadny, who will give a presentation and take questions on pending and planned transportation projects...

Letter: Speed cameras save lives and should be embraced

Editor: I live in Fort Washington, Md. I know speed cameras save lives here and I believe they will in Northern Virginia, too . Residents in south Prince George’s County worked hard to get speed cameras on Maryland Route 210,...

4 inducted into Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame

Four prominent Virginians were inducted Nov. 12 as members of the Class of 2022 of the Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame. The induction dinner and ceremony was conducted by the Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society and hosted by Shannon Airport owner...

Weichert office doing its part to keep Route 123 clean

Members of the McLean office of Weichert, Realtors, recently picked up litter along a stretch of Route 123 in the fifth year of Weichert’s local participation in the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Adopt-a-Highway program. “The Adopt-a-Highway program offers a great...

Vienna Council moves forward with more sidewalk projects

The Vienna Town Council on Nov. 14 advanced six more proposed sidewalk projects in three of the town’s quadrants. The Council authorized Town Manager Mercury Payton to apply to the Maud Ferris Robinson Charitable Trust for $225,900 to finance final-design...

United launches nonstop service to Cape Town from Dulles

On the same day as the 60th anniversary of its opening, Washington Dulles International Airport celebrated the launch of new United Airlines service to Cape Town, South Africa. Leaders from the airline, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Embassy of the Republic...

More federal cash to be sought for new Dulles terminal

If there’s more federal funding available for a planned new 14-gate concourse at Washington Dulles International Airport, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will take it. The authority has applied for additional grant funding to support the half-billion-dollar project, CEO Jack...
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