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No electric-only cabs for Arlington

A plan to bring dozens of electricity-only taxicabs to the region has hit a roadblock.

Tuesday - 12/11/2012, 04:04am EST

Tags: taxicab, electric cars

McDonnell: Virginia $500 million a year short on transportation funds

Another year, another worry about the money needed to fix and construct roads in Virginia.

Thursday - 12/06/2012, 08:10am EST

Tags: Gov. Bob McDonnell, Hank Silverberg

New safety measures planned for Bay Bridge

The Maryland Transportation Authority board has voted to take extra safety measures for two-way traffic in the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 09:08pm EST

Tags: Chesapeake Bay Bridge, transportation safety,

Richmond station tops in Amtrak boardings in Va

Amtrak says it had nearly 1.5 million passenger boardings and departures at Virginia stations last fiscal year.

Friday - 10/19/2012, 12:25pm EDT

Tags: Amtrak,

George Mason study of future traffic flawed, group says

Not everyone agrees with a new study by George Mason University's Center for Regional Analysis that says Washington- area traffic patterns will not change much in the next 30 years.

Friday - 10/12/2012, 08:01am EDT

Tags: coalition for smart growth, Hank Silverberg,

Region will rely on cars for foreseeable future

Thirty years from now, cars will still be the main mode of transportation people use to get to and from work in the region, according to a study conducted by the George Mason University Center for Regional Analysis.

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 04:19am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, John McClain, George Mason University Center for Regional Analysis, Tysons Corner

Long-term plan envisions light rail, bus rapid transit

Virginia planners are looking 30 years into the future and foresee connecting communities outside of what's traditionally considered Northern Virginia.

Tuesday - 09/25/2012, 11:05am EDT

Tags: Super NoVa Transit and Transportation Demand Management Vision Plan, dick uliano, sprawl and crawl, light rail

Newport News airport gets $10.2M federal grant

The Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport has received a $10.2 million federal grant.

Tuesday - 09/25/2012, 03:20am EDT

Tags: Hampton Roads Executive Airport, FAA, Federal Aviation Administration,

Fairfax County holding transportation meetings

Fairfax County will be holding several meetings over the next few weeks to find out what residents think about the county's transportation needs, in an effort to fill a projected $3 billion deficit for transportation system upgrades over the next ten years.

Monday - 09/24/2012, 11:10am EDT

Tags: budget, public meetings

Upgrades nearly complete at MARC Edgewood station

A $5 million upgrade to the MARC train station in Edgewood is nearly complete, and U.S. Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger will be there to show off the improvements.

Tuesday - 09/18/2012, 03:25am EDT

Tags: Edgewood, Harford County, MARC trains

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