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More people and limited commuting options mean greater congestion

With the region's population expected to reach more than 6 million by 2040, transportation officials warn already sluggish highways will likely become more congested, Metro trains could reach capacity and drivers may have to pay higher fees to fund projects.

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 08:29am EST

Tags: congestion, Andrew Mollenbeck, Metro

Financing approval anticipated for I-95/395 express lanes

The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board is expected to approve a $1 billion financing plan for I-95/395 express lanes that would run from Garrisonville Road in Stafford County to about Edsall Road in Fairfax County.

Wednesday - 02/15/2012, 04:03am EST

Tags: express lanes, I-95/395, hov lanes, Adam Tuss, hot lanes,