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New taxes could alleviate VRE, Metro commutes

Heavy traffic pushes many commuters to Virginia Railway Express and Metro. Both railways are over capacity, but new transportation funding could make the experience much smoother.

Friday - 07/26/2013, 07:48am EDT

Tags: Metro, commute, Ari Ashe, Virginia Railway Express, Northern Virginia Transportation Authority

VRE aims to open Spotsylvania station before 2014

VRE officials hope a new Spotsylvania station will entice commuters not to clog the Fredericksburg station anymore.

Saturday - 07/06/2013, 08:31am EDT

Tags: Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Ari Ashe

Heat restrictions to delay MARC, VRE trains

eat restrictions are in place for commuter trains heading into both Virginia and Maryland Wednesday afternoon.

Wednesday - 05/22/2013, 03:40pm EDT

Tags: MARC, commuter trains

Funding possible for 16 Northern Virginia road and 26 transit projects

The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority is one step closer to deciding what projects will get funding in July from the newly passed transportation package.

Friday - 04/26/2013, 07:28am EDT

Tags: transportation funding, NVTA, Ari Ashe, Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, Sean Connaughton

VRE rides to cost more

The VRE operations board has approved a fare increase for commuters.

Saturday - 04/20/2013, 09:01pm EDT

Tags: fare increase, public transit

D.C. area heat leads to heat restrictions on area rails

The region's unusually high temperatures are leading to some heat restrictions on area railways.

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 04:39pm EDT

Tags: MARC trains

VRE seeks public comment on possible fare increase

The last fare increase was a 3 percent hike that the VRE instated was in July 2012, about a year before this increase would go into effect.

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 01:41pm EDT

Tags: fare increase, Fredericksburg

Va. man struck and killed by Amtrak train identified

Fairfax County police have identified the man struck and killed by an Amtrak train Thursday as 64-year-old Richard Anderson of the North Springfield area.

Friday - 02/08/2013, 10:08am EST

Tags: Amtrak, commuter trains

VRE releases overstock tickets for sold out Santa train

VRE is offering overstock tickets for sale to its Santa Train event that was previously sold out.

Monday - 12/03/2012, 04:00pm EST

Tags: Santa Train

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