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Cost of Pike, Crystal City streetcars estimated at $585 Million

The combined cost of the Columbia Pike and Crystal City streetcar systems is now estimated at $585 million.

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Tags: Arlington,

Mass transit could improve Route 7 traffic

Route 7 between Alexandria and Tysons in Virginia is a heavily congested corridor with about 62,000 vehicles on a typical workday.

Sunday - 07/28/2013, 06:53am EDT

Tags: Route 7, Transit Alternatives Study, Mariela Garcia-Colberg, ari ashe, Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, Va. 7, bus-rapid transit, light rail,

Vote set on Columbia Pike streetcar design

The Arlington County Board will take a vote on Tuesday to approve a new deal with Fairfax County that will move forward plans for a controversial 5-mile streetcar line along Columbia Pike.

Monday - 07/15/2013, 12:13pm EDT

Tags: Arlington, Hank Silverberg, Columbia Pike

Streetcars could roll on H Street this fall

All three streetcars that make up the initial fleet will be in place by Thursday for testing. Ultimately, these streetcars will roll on H Street and Benning Road in Northeast.

Wednesday - 05/01/2013, 02:46pm EDT

Tags: H Street corridor, Vincent Gray, andrew mollenbeck

Feds pass on funding Columbia Pike streetcar line

Arlington and Fairfax counties won't receive federal funding for a new streetcar line planned along Columbia Pike.

Friday - 04/12/2013, 09:06pm EDT

Tags: Columbia Pike, Walter Tejada, transportation funding

Streetcars in D.C. in 2013? Gray says yes

Will the District see streetcars by the end of this year? According to Mayor Vincent Gray, the answer is yes.

Sunday - 02/10/2013, 09:00am EST

Tags: D.C., Vincent Gray, Jamie Forzato

Arlington elects Tejada board chairman as disagreement continues over streetcars

In a county that rotates its leadership posts and boasts the lowest unemployment rate in the state, discord is rare. But a growing disagreement among Arlington County Board members peppered its annual reorganization meeting Tuesday.

Tuesday - 01/01/2013, 05:56pm EST

Tags: Walter Tejada, libby garvey, budget, affordable housing

Route 1 streetcar: A streetcar with two desires

Arlington and Alexandria both want a streetcar line along Route 1 to link the Northern Virginia communities but the two are at odds over timing and tactics.

Tuesday - 11/13/2012, 07:34am EST

Tags: Crystal City, Potomac Yard, Route 1

Fairfax backs Columbia Pike streetcar line plan

Wednesday - 08/01/2012, 09:51am EDT

Tags: Columbia Pike,

A desire named streetcar?

Arlington and Fairfax counties are weighing a $250 million streetcar line on Columbia Pike from Baileys Crossroads to the Pentagon City Metro.

Tuesday - 06/26/2012, 08:01am EDT

Tags: Columbia Pike

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