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Road project to provide more space for pedestrians, bicyclists

Local, regional and state leaders gathered Sept. 28 to ceremonially break ground on a project that is reducing Boundary Channel Drive from four lanes to two in order to provide more space for pedestrians and bicyclists. The Virginia Department of...

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...

Arlington advances in walkability ranking

You’ll forgive Arlington leaders if they lace up their sneakers and take a victory lap of sorts, after the county ascended to the top tier of a national walkability ranking. Arlington and New York City on June 21 were enshrined...

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...

Mason consultant downbeat on pedestrian overpasses near campus

Improving safety for pedestrians at Braddock Route and Route 123 (Ox Road/Chain Bridge Road) adjacent to the Fairfax campus of George Mason University probably will not include pedestrian bridges above those two thoroughfares, a consultant leading the effort on...

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...

Streetscape improvements coming to intersection

Arlington County Board members on March 20 are expected to award a contract worth up to $987,000 for streetscape improvements to the intersection of North Pershing Drive and Washington Boulevard. The project will upgrade pedestrian safety through new sidewalks, curb...
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Democrats aiming for consistent messaging on Missing Middle

Leaders of the Arlington County Democratic Committee appear concerned enough about the impact the Missing Middle housing debate could...
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