This year’s traffic jams have been some of the worst, and local leaders are working with local and federal agencies to improve the George Washington Parkway and other roads before Amazon’s HQ2 arrives.
Dozens of people lit candles and stood in the dark Thursday night at the intersection of Fort Hunt Road and Alexandria Avenue in Fairfax County, Virginia, to remember an unarmed driver shot by U.S. Park Police along that road nearly a year ago. See photos of the vigil.
The reports confirm what 25-year-old Bijan Ghaisar’s family has long said — that he was not armed when he was shot nine times by two U.S. Park Police officers following a chase up the George Washington Parkway last November.
A complete rebuild of much of the George Washington Parkway, including an overhaul of the interchange with Virginia Route 123, is expected in coming years.
A significant number of drivers are facing extra fees or fines on Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway because they are using the highway without an E-ZPass during times one is required. So, what have been the traffic impacts since the tolls were implemented?
Summer often features lower traffic volumes and quicker commutes but not everyone is seeing relief. Some drivers near Arlington have been coping with the side-effects of the new, long-term work zone on the George Washington Parkway north of the Spout Run Parkway.
Drivers on the George Washington Parkway got their first glimpse of the new traffic pattern north of Spout Run Parkway early Monday. The WTOP Traffic Center explains how it went and how long it will last.
The National Park Service is warning D.C.-area drivers of work on the George Washington Parkway that will reduce lanes and probably spark delays starting Monday.
Forty people were rescued from their flooded vehicles on the George Washington Parkway after heavy rain left standing water on the roadway Tuesday afternoon.
There’s no timeline yet for when the pain is coming, but rehabilitation plans are being finalized for the north end of the George Washington Parkway, and construction will cause congestion.
Seven months after an unarmed motorist was killed by U.S. Park Police, FBI crime scene investigators returned to the intersection where Bijan Ghaisar was fatally shot.
Starting on June 11, crews will be working on a portion of the George Washington Parkway in Arlington, Virginia. The work could cause some traffic headaches in the coming weeks.
Family and friends of 25-year-old Bijan Ghaisar of McLean marched in D.C., Saturday, marking six months since Ghaisar was shot.
The family of Bijan Ghaisar, the 25-year-old accountant who was mortally wounded last year by U.S. Park Police, is demanding the federal police agency equip its officers with body-worn cameras.
Arlington County has denied a request to turn over the 911 call made after Bijan Ghaisar was involved in a fender bender, shortly before he was chased and fatally shot by U.S. Park Police.
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