Parking prices in parts of Arlington could soon rise and fall based on demand, just like Interstate 66 tolls. In San Francisco, a similar project has apparently cut down traffic from cars looking for spaces, said one Virginia official.
With $779.8 million available statewide through what Virginia calls the SMART SCALE process, recommendations to the Commonwealth Transportation Board include funding three major projects in Northern Virginia with at least $50 million each. But some key priorities in the region did not stack up.
The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend and two separate marches in downtown D.C. mean traffic and transit changes for the region from Friday through Monday.
The weekslong partial federal government shutdown has made morning commutes significantly quieter, a new regional analysis found.
The Pentagon, Pentagon City and Crystal City stations are closed Saturday, Jan. 12, and Sunday, Jan 13. The closure also means there are no Yellow Line trains south of L’Enfant Plaza. Metro has planned several shuttle bus routes to help people get around.
Taxes and spending, gambling and the environment are among some of the issues expected to dominate Virginia’s General Assembly session that begins Wednesday afternoon.
The proposal would make changes to a 2016 bill which Northern Virginia leaders and some developers said had slowed housing development to a crawl in places such as Loudoun County.
Stricter rules for pet care and a name-and-shame list of animal abusers are among the animal-related bills introduced in Virginia’s General Assembly this year.
Virginia will put tolls on Interstate 81 to fund a series of upgrades meant to address intermittent hourslong traffic jams that can seemingly strike at random.
The law that requires Virginia schools to start after Labor Day is the subject of a couple of proposals in the Virginia General Assembly session that starts Wednesday. Read about more bills that deal with education.
From a potential ban on hand-held cellphones behind the wheel to proposals to widen Interstate 95 and lock in toll increases for the Dulles Greenway, Virginia’s breakneck General Assembly session could mean some changes to how we get around.
A series of proposals to raise the minimum wage and change other work rules are among bills proposed in Virginia’s General Assembly session that begins next week.
An average of 13,946 vehicles with at least two total people inside and an E-ZPass Flex in HOV mode have used the road each day during the expanded hours and an average of 18,279 vehicles pay a toll each weekday, a Department of Transportation review of the first year with the new rules said.
Blue and Yellow Line trains are cut back to every 20 minutes each this weekend, but the biggest change for Metro may be the elimination of short-lived Saturday parking fees.
The Board of Supervisors voted to oppose a draft bill — expected to be considered in the General Assembly — that would extend guaranteed annual toll rate increases due to expire in 2020.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.