Transportation leaders in Virginia may consider doubling the amount of funding for new transportation options meant to help give commuters driving alone alternatives to paying a toll.
Better traffic on Interstate 66 inside the Beltway will rely on getting drivers out of their cars, said Falls Church City Councilman David Snyder.
Public meetings are scheduled in Arlington and Falls Church this week.
The Northern Virginia Transportation Commission is considering 19 proposals to cut the number of vehicles and improve travel times along I-66, deciding which ones should be funded.
The plan to let solo drivers pay a toll to use Interstate 66 inside the Beltway in the peak direction during extended rush hours is scheduled to start next year.
The Virginia Department of Transportation is offering drivers and others three chances to weigh in this week on what the I-66 toll signs and other parts of the project should look like.
The House and Senate changes to Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s budget proposal include an increase in education funding, new money for the underfunded state and teacher retirement plans and money to build a new eastbound lane on Interstate 66 inside the Beltway as rush-hour tolls begin.
Changes to plans for tolls and a new eastbound lane inside the Capital Beltway on Interstate 66 are set to be announced Wednesday morning
A bill in the Virginia Senate that aims to block the collection of tolls on Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway, unless the road is widened, did not get the support of the subcommittee.
Virginia’s House Transportation Committee is dealing with many bills related to rules or bans on new tolls, including for Interstate 66 inside the Beltway.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe would go along with a bill to ban tolls on Interstate 66 inside the Beltway if the General Assembly passes it with the support of the Northern Virginia delegation.
A new report forecasts traffic changes for Northern Virginia commuters after the rules change for high-occupancy lanes on Interstate 66 take effect.
Here’s a look at some of the top transportation changes coming to Northern Virginia in 2016.
Virginia’s Commonwealth Transportation Board voted Wednesday to approve a plan to toll some drivers during the rush hour on Interstate 66.
Virginia will most likely work with a private firm to add express lanes on Interstate 66 outside the Capital Beltway.