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Best, worst in metro area transportation

AAA Mid-Atlantic looks back at the best and worst in transportation issues around D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

Monday - 12/30/2013, 12:03pm EST

Tags: AAA Mid-Atlantic, transportation, Lon Anderson, ICC, 495 Express Lanes, best and worst transportation, Beth Lawton

Virginia moves forward with plan to sell air

There could be a new source of much-needed transportation money in Virginia. And it could come - literally - out of thin air.

Tuesday - 08/06/2013, 12:56pm EDT

Tags: Virginia, tony kinn, air rights,

MARC adding weekend service between Baltimore, DC

Maryland is expanding MARC rail service beyond the work week. State transportation officials say the transportation bill signed Thursday includes $100 million for enhancement for MARC.

Friday - 05/17/2013, 02:08pm EDT

Tags: Marc, commuter trains, Union Station, Penn Station, Camden Yards

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: nvta, ari ashe, VRE, Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, Sean Connaughton

Feds pass on funding Columbia Pike streetcar line

Arlington and Fairfax counties won't receive federal funding for a new streetcar line planned along Columbia Pike.

Friday - 04/12/2013, 09:06pm EDT

Tags: streetcars, columbia pike, Walter Tejada,

Senate president expects transportation bill

Maryland's Senate president says he's confident Gov. Martin O'Malley will submit a transportation funding measure early next week.

Friday - 03/01/2013, 02:41pm EST

Tags: Martin O

Senate vote passes $880 million highway reform

The Virginia Senate passed a transportation reform funding bill that would increase taxes in the region. But the new funding would provide enough money to extend Metrorail to Dulles among other transportation projects in Northern Virginia.

Saturday - 02/23/2013, 04:22pm EST

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, transportation funding reform bill, metrorail

With GOP split, Dems hold cards on roads bill fate

With Virginia Republicans split over a transportation funding compromise, Democrats may be the deciding factor in whether the first major reforms to Virginia's highway financing system in 27 years hits the governor's desk.

Thursday - 02/21/2013, 07:51pm EST

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, Medicaid

Report: Gas tax hike would hurt Md. workers

Americans for Prosperity says raising Maryland's gas tax would kill about 1,000 jobs and hurt low- and middle-class workers the most.

Wednesday - 02/20/2013, 05:25pm EST

Tags: Thomas V. Mike Miller, gas tax, Americans for Prosperity

House, Senate negotiators on transportation reform

Two Northern Virginia lawmakers will negotiate a compromise transportation funding bill that could alter local and state taxes and the fate of the Silver Line to Dulles.

Wednesday - 02/13/2013, 08:30pm EST

Tags: Virginia General Assembly,

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