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Buses could use I-66 shoulders in 2014

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.

Wednesday - 04/17/2013, 09:19pm EDT

Tags: Interstate 66, Interstate 270, public transportation, Ari Ashe, metropolitan council of governments, vdot, Maryland State Highway Administration,

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, Metrorail

Fairfax officials fear Silver Line funding in jeopardy

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.

Tuesday - 02/12/2013, 03:38pm EST

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, transportation funding, Silver Line, Sharon Bulova, jeff mckay

Va. Senate rewrites governor's transportation bill

A Virginia Senate committee has rewritten Gov. Bob McDonnell's transportation funding reform bill.

Tuesday - 02/12/2013, 12:31pm EST

Tags: Frank Wagner