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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...

Fairfax submits transpo projects in search of regional cash

The Fairfax County Department of Transportation will seek funding from the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission (NVTC) for four projects designed to boost options for commuters on Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway. The Board of Supervisors on Jan. 25 endorsed...

Speed cameras on horizon in school, work zones

Coming soon to a thoroughfare near you – Arlington aims to install speed-monitoring cameras that will spit out $50 citations to offenders. During their brief majority in the General Assembly, Democrats in 2020 amended state law to allow localities to...

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...

Final ART bus routes coming back online

Another sign of a COVID rebound, of sorts, will occur Sept. 7, as the last Arlington Transit (ART) bus routes shuttered since the onset of the pandemic return to service. With the resumption of ART Routes 53, 61, 62 and...

Registration for Car-Free Day now open

Commuters, residents, parents and students across the region will have the opportunity to win prizes by pledging at carfreemetrodc.org to go “car-free” or “car-lite” on Sept. 22. Each year, Car Free Day prompts action to reduce traffic congestion, enhance air...

Editorial: The past is always, always, always prologue

News alert: The chairman of the Arlington County Board has sent a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration, complaining that planes departing National Airport are deviating from approved air corridors, leading to noise in local neighborhoods. Keep in mind, we...

Traffic-calming changes coming to McLean streets

Traffic-calming measures soon will be coming, and one will be removed, on a pair of McLean streets. Fairfax County supervisors on July 27 are set to approve: • Installation of speed humps at 934/937, 947/950 and 956/957 Bellview Road. • Removal of...

So long, ‘Lee Hwy.’ Hello, ‘Langston Blvd.’

Arlington County Board members on July 17 voted unanimously to rename “Lee Highway” as “Langston Boulevard” along its 5.2-mile journey from Rosslyn west to East Falls Church. The matter was effectively a foregone conclusion after the General Assembly gave the...
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Potomac School second in state softball tourney

For a third straight time, the season ended for the Potomac School Panthers girls softball team with a loss...
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