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Virginia is moving ahead with plans to allow buses to use Interstate 66 shoulders starting next year as a pilot project to reduce congestion along the heavily traveled corridor.
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.
As Virginia lawmakers continue to debate how to pay for transportation projects in the state, Fairfax County officials fear the loss of $300 million that is slated to help pay for constructing the Silver Line to Dulles.
A Virginia Senate committee has rewritten Gov. Bob McDonnell's transportation funding reform bill.
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