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MCA likes most pedestrian/bicycle projects near W. Falls Church Metro

The McLean Citizens Association (MCA) on Jan. 4 passed a resolution supporting 19 of 20 proposed bicycle-and-pedestrian projects near the West Falls Church Metrorail station, but said one was too costly and likely unneeded. The city of Falls Church has...

Pedestrian/bicyclist bridge heralds new mobility option in Tysons

Pedestrians and bicyclists traveling between Old Meadow Road in western McLean and Tysons Corner Center now have a safe way to cross Interstate 495. Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) officials, along with local and federal leaders, cut the ribbon Nov....

Supervisors add $5 million for bicycle, pedestrian projects

Fairfax County supervisors approved $5 million worth of bicycle and pedestrian improvements and maintenance projects, including initiatives in all nine magisterial districts. The board approved $2.7 million for two crosswalk-improvement projects in each county district. Projects in districts covered by...

Pedestrian/bicycle bridge now connects disparate parts of Tysons

The new bicycle and pedestrian bridge over the Capital Beltway between Route 7 (Leesburg Pike) and Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road/Dolley Madison Boulevard) is open, designed to improve bicyclist and pedestrian accessibility, connectivity and safety in the Tysons area,...

Supervisors OK pedestrian, bike upgrades near Vienna Metro station

Lots of pedestrian and bicycle improvements will be installed near the Vienna Metrorail Station over the next four years, following unanimous approval July 19 by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. Board members endorsed design plans for the project, which...

VDOT, Fairfax agree on terms of Tysons trail partnership

Fairfax County supervisors on July 19 authorized the county’s transportation director, Thomas Biesiadny, to execute a perpetual agreement with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) for joint operation and maintenance of a new shared-use path in Tysons. VDOT is building...

Police to target drivers, bicyclists, pedestrians for enforcement

The Arlington County Police Department is participating Nov. 5-30 in the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ “Street Smart” education and enforcement campaign. The initiative aims to identify and change unsafe behavior patterns among motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists, with the goal...

Pedestrians, bicyclists get access to portion of Tysons Blvd.

One northbound lane of Tysons Boulevard again will be closed this summer for community recreation as the region continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, Fairfax County officials said. The closure will begin July 6 and will give pedestrians and...
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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