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What You Should Know About Transportation

Outward Trend: The metropolitan Washington region has added millions of people and jobs in the last few decades and most of these have located outside the Beltway. National Capital Transportation […]

Comprehensive Plan Alignment

While the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) chose to designate the Bi-County Parkway as the “locally preferred alternative,” below is a summary as to why the Tri-County Comprehensive Plan alignment rejected […]

We’re #1 … Again

The Texas A&M Transportation Institute and Inrix issued their 2015 Urban Mobility Scorecard, the annual report on traffic congestion around the nation. Is anyone surprised as to who once again […]

Is a New Potomac River Crossing Needed? Public Poll Says “Yes”

The Leesburg Today newspaper recently conducted a poll asking readers, “Is a New Potomac River Crossing Needed?”

2015 VDOT Study: Cross-Potomac River travel demand in 2040

The Virginia Department of Transportation completed a study in July 2015 examining cross-Potomac River travel demand in 2040 at existing crossings between the U.S. 15/Point of Rocks Bridge and US […]

HB 1999

Creates the Prince William County Metrorail Improvement District to provide a means of financing an extension of commuter rail service from Fairfax County into Prince William County.

HB 1407

Allocates 10 percent of state revenues allocated to state secondary highways for use in reconstructing deteriorated state secondary highway pavements. The bill reduces from 25 to 20 percent the share […]

HB 2297

Requires approval of the General Assembly prior to the imposition or collection of any tolls or user fees on a project undertaken pursuant to the Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995 […]

HB 2296

Requires approval by the General Assembly before the imposition or collection of tolls or user fees on any interstate, primary, or secondary highway, on any project undertaken pursuant to the […]

HB 2294

Requires comprehensive agreements between the responsible public entity and a private entity to be approved by both houses of the General Assembly.