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Long-term plan envisions light rail, bus rapid transit

Virginia planners are looking 30 years into the future and foresee connecting communities outside of what's traditionally considered Northern Virginia.

Tuesday - 09/25/2012, 11:05am EDT

Tags: Super NoVa Transit and Transportation Demand Management Vision Plan, Dick Uliano, sprawl and crawl, light rail

Newport News airport gets $10.2M federal grant

The Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport has received a $10.2 million federal grant.

Tuesday - 09/25/2012, 03:20am EDT

Tags: Hampton Roads Executive Airport, FAA, Federal Aviation Administration,

Fairfax County holding transportation meetings

Fairfax County will be holding several meetings over the next few weeks to find out what residents think about the county's transportation needs, in an effort to fill a projected $3 billion deficit for transportation system upgrades over the next ten years.

Monday - 09/24/2012, 11:10am EDT

Tags: budget, public meetings

Upgrades nearly complete at MARC Edgewood station

A $5 million upgrade to the MARC train station in Edgewood is nearly complete, and U.S. Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger will be there to show off the improvements.

Tuesday - 09/18/2012, 03:25am EDT

Tags: Edgewood, Harford County, MARC trains

D.C. officials holding meeting on Circulator bus

Transportation officials in Washington are hosting a meeting about the city's red Circulator buses, which take passengers around popular routes in DC for $1.

Tuesday - 09/18/2012, 03:21am EDT

Tags: buses, dc circulator

Arlington begins painting bike lanes green

Arlington County is painting some bike lanes green to improve visibility and to remind motorists to look for bicycles.

Saturday - 09/01/2012, 05:09pm EDT

Tags: bicycle lanes, Arlington County

Answer Desk: Why did the signs change on 3 NoVa roads?

There are new signs going up on three major roads in Northern Virginia that mean more than just new road numbers.

Sunday - 08/26/2012, 12:34pm EDT

Tags: vdot, Jennifer McCord, Pat Herrity, Fairfax County Parkway, Franconia-Springfield Parkway, Prince William Parkway

Two local airports named in list of worst for delays

Two D.C. area airports are ranked among the worst airports in the country because long, or frequent flight delays.

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 11:49am EDT

Tags: Dulles International Airport, bwi, airports,

Volunteer drivers to test next-gen smart cars

Michigan drivers will test 3,000 smart cars, buses and trucks that can talk to one another as part of a yearlong study to gauge whether the technology reduces injuries and fatalities.

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 12:23pm EDT

Tags: University of Michigan, Ray LaHood, Smart Car, WiFi, technology, Department of Transportation


D.C. ranks in top 10 for transit coverage

About a third of workers in the D.C. region can get to a job in 90 minutes or less when they use public transportation. This puts the area at 23rd in the nation for "labor access," when compared to places like Boston or Seattle.

Thursday - 07/12/2012, 12:15pm EDT

Tags: brookings,

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