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The day when the Washington area consisted of the District of Columbia and a collection of small suburban enclaves is long past. Today our metropolitan region is home to nearly 6 million residents, nearly 45% of whom live in Northern Virginia. Only about 12% live in the District of Columbia.
28 March 2018
I-66 Outside the Beltway Update Construction of Long-Standing Alliance Priority to Begin in Earnest The widening of I-66 Outside the Beltway is ramping up in April 2018. The Express Lanes are scheduled to open in late 2022 and between now and then users will see lots of changes in the corridor. To Keep on the […]
15 November 2017
For years, it’s been open season for criticizing Metro. Metro has pledged to improve and it has in many areas including: Reliability On-Time Arrivals – Nearly 9 of 10 passenger trips were on-time in October 2017 versus only 7 of 10 one year ago. Maintenance – Offloading of trains due to railcar breakdowns reduced by 45%. New Cars – 452 new 7000-series cars […]
12 October 2017
It’s a Wrap! If you missed the 13th Annual What You Need to Know About Transportation – the Alliance’s signature event – on October 3rd, we’re sorry because you missed an outstanding lineup of speakers addressing a broad array of transportation topics in the usual rapid fire format. The theme for this year was “Regional […]
3 November 2016
What You Need to Know About Transportation Seminar Speaker Presentations Now Online On October 26th, the Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance hosted its 12th Annual What You Need to Know about Transportation Seminar. The theme was Planning Our Region’s Future with the focus on what’s being done and needs to be done transportation-wise to ensure Virginia […]
19 September 2016
We Were Roasting! Summer 2016 Breaking Heat Records but Not Pollution The summer of 2016 was the third hottest summer on record in the D.C. Metro area since record keeping began in 1871. And according to the National Weather Service, the Washington region also experienced the second-hottest August on record with 23 days of 90-degree […]
4 August 2016
Today marks the opening of Loudoun County’s Gloucester Parkway extension from the Loudoun County Parkway to the intersection of Pacific Boulevard and Nokes Boulevard. The new parkway extension fills a void in the county’s local road network, provides an important east-west alternative connecting Ashburn and Route 28 and brings needed relief to Route 7 and […]
1 August 2015
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 301/Governor Harry Nice Bridge. The study looked at travel speed and origin and destination trends. The study did not look at recommended solutions to the […]
3 June 2015
I-66 inside the Beltway is one of the region’s major transportation choke points. It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Planned in the 1960s and early 1970s as an 8-lane (4 in each direction) facility with a link via the Spout Run Parkway to a new Three Sisters Potomac River Bridge to the Whitehurst freeway, […]
24 May 2001
This study was authorized by the FY2000 Department of Transportation Appropriations Act (H.R. 4475) and detailed in an October 10, 2000 letter from Representative Frank Wolf to Secretary of Transportation Rodney E. Slater.
Its objective was to provide an independent, analytically based and unbiased assessment of the feasibility of constructing a bridge across the Potomac […]
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