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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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Letter: More density doesn’t equate to traffic problems

Editor: Many people object to density based on the false belief that it will increase traffic congestion and pedestrian injuries from car crashes. We cannot let the untrue negative perceptions of density disrupt progress to a more affordable, sustainable and...

New section of I-66 Express Lanes to open over weekend

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and I-66 Express Mobility Partners, which operates the new I-66 Express Lanes, announced last week that the westbound I-66 Express Lanes from I-495 to Route 28 in Centreville will open on or about...

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...

Letter: Theo is candidate to move transportation, mobility to next level

Editor: Adam Theo will be the champion we need on the Arlington County Board for a safer and more sustainable transportation system. Transportation is an important issue in Arlington: Just this year, in two separate crashes, women were killed crossing...

Online forum to focus on So. Four Mile Run Drive

An online community forum sponsored by the Arlington County government will provide feedback to and accept comments from local residents about the ongoing effort to provide traffic-calming and safety initiatives on South Four Mile Run Drive. The Aug. 4 meeting...

Panel: More Express Lanes projects needed for region

Northern Virginia has been transformed for the last decade by Express Lanes projects and regional leaders say more of the same is needed – including over the Potomac River and into Maryland – if the metropolitan area is to...

Leaders hedging bets on funding for intersection project

Arlington County officials are slated to apply for $10 million in federal funding to improve an interchange at Arlington Boulevard and Washington Boulevard, while seeking a similar amount from the state government as a backstop in case the federal...

Arlington mulls some additional lowering of speed limits

A pedestrian-safety initiative or a war on vehicles? You make the call. Arlington County Board members are slated to hold a public hearing in September to reduce the speed limits on portions of Fairfax Drive and 5th Road South, another...

Meetings to focus on Route 1 changes in Crystal City

Two upcoming online forums will look at Virginia Department of Transportation proposals for U.S. Route 1 through the Crystal City corridor. On June 15 at 7 p.m., the Livability 22202 Route 1 Working Group and VDOT proposals will be presented...

Forum set on Dolley Madison Blvd. corridor plan

The Fairfax County Department of Transportation will host an online public-information meeting for the Dolley Madison Corridor Study on Wednesday, May 11 at 7 p.m. The study focuses on seven intersections between Tysons and downtown McLean. The event will provide an...
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Newly selected economic-development czar is a neighbor

It’s another national search that ended up with a new department head coming from very close to home. Arlington County...
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