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Maryland is expanding MARC rail service beyond the work week. State transportation officials say the transportation bill signed Thursday includes $100 million for enhancement for MARC.
The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority is one step closer to deciding what projects will get funding in July from the newly passed transportation package.
Arlington and Fairfax counties won't receive federal funding for a new streetcar line planned along Columbia Pike.
Maryland's Senate president says he's confident Gov. Martin O'Malley will submit a transportation funding measure early next week.
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The Virginia Senate passed a transportation reform funding bill that would increase taxes in the region. But the new funding would provide enough money to extend Metrorail to Dulles among other transportation projects in Northern Virginia.
With Virginia Republicans split over a transportation funding compromise, Democrats may be the deciding factor in whether the first major reforms to Virginia's highway financing system in 27 years hits the governor's desk.
Americans for Prosperity says raising Maryland's gas tax would kill about 1,000 jobs and hurt low- and middle-class workers the most.
Two Northern Virginia lawmakers will negotiate a compromise transportation funding bill that could alter local and state taxes and the fate of the Silver Line to Dulles.
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As Virginia lawmakers continue to debate how to pay for transportation projects in the state, Fairfax County officials fear the loss of $300 million that is slated to help pay for constructing the Silver Line to Dulles.
Nine local governments in Northern Virginia would be allowed to impose an income to pay for local road projects under a bill advancing through the legislature. Local opponents liken the measure to legislative surrender as the state continues to struggle to fund transportation.