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Transportation

New manager appointed at Dulles Airport

Richard Golinowski, a 26-year veteran of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority staff, has been named vice president and airport manager at Washington Dulles International Airport. The appointment will take effect later this month, when the current airport manager, Mike Stewart,...

Vienna OKs contract for pavement marking

Midatlantic Marking Inc. of Gaithersburg will serve as the town of Vienna’s as-needed contractor for pavement markings during fiscal year 2022. The Vienna Town Council on Sept. 13 unanimously approved a $66,951 contract with the company after town staff determined...

New contract sheds light on snow-removal at airports

How much does it cost to clear snow from Northern Virginia’s two main airports? According to a new contract, the total over five years amounts to roughly $8.6 million. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is in the process of inking...

Travel by Airports Authority staff, board way down during pandemic

The general public isn’t the only group that saw its traveling curtailed during the initial blast of the COVID crisis. Staff at the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority also saw a sharp reduction in their own business-related travel. For the fiscal...

DMV set to resume walk-in service

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles next month will begin resuming walk-in service, which has largely been on hold since the start of the pandemic, and have decided to alternate it with service to those who have scheduled an...

First entrant arrives in Vienna e-scooter wars

Those traveling through Vienna will now see a new sight – e-scooters – in their midsts. The Vienna Town Council in December 2019 approved a pilot program allowing operators of what are called “shared-mobility devices” (SMDs) to provide service within...

Northern Virginia Chamber preps transportation forum

The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce will present its annual State of Transportation forum on Sept. 23. The event will feature “an all-star panel discussion” that will feature representatives from the federal and state governments as well as the Northern...

State lauds localities that have avoided traffic deaths

The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has recognized several jurisdictions across Virginia that achieved zero traffic deaths in 2019 and/or 2020. Virginia is an active participant in the national “Toward Zero Deaths” initiative, which brings together engineering, enforcement, education and...

Aer Lingus brings back Dulles service

Aer Lingus has resumed service between Washington Dulles International Airport and the Irish capital of Dublin. The airline is offering four-days-a-week service between the Washington region and Ireland, and is giving travelers the ability to change flights up to two...

National scores slightly above Dulles in passenger satisfaction

It was neck-and-neck, but Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport came out slightly ahead of Washington Dulles International Airport in a survey of passengers using the two facilities during the first six months of 2021. Reagan National rated 90 on a...
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