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CTB Awards Contract For Atlantic Gateway Project Component

September 21, 2017

The Commonwealth Transportation Board awarded a $5.6 million contract for reconstruction of the Backlick Road bridge over the CSX Railroad in Newington. Shirley Contracting Company of Lorton received the contract to replace the existing two-lane bridge with a slightly higher one that accommodates the addition of new railroad tracks as part of the Commonwealth’s Atlantic Gateway Project.

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Governor McAuliffe And Partners Launch New Transit Services On I-66

September 20, 2017

Governor Terry McAuliffe today joined the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Department of Rail and Public Transportation, the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, and state and local leaders to celebrate the launch of the first group of multimodal improvement projects under a new I-66 Commuter Choice program. Toll revenue from I-66 Inside the Beltway Express Lanes will be reinvested in multimodal solutions benefiting Northern Virginia’s I-66 corridor.

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Car Free Day Is September 22

September 20, 2017

The City of Alexandria is participating in International Car Free Day on Friday, Sept. 22. Together with other local jurisdictions throughout the Washington, DC, area, the City is encouraging Alexandria residents and workers to  take transit, bike, walk, or work remotely in lieu of driving their vehicle alone that day. 

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DASH Service Improvements Effective October 1

September 19, 2017

On Sunday, Oct. 1, DASH will implement the following service improvements on the AT3, AT4, AT5, AT7, AT8 & AT9. 

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Public Input Sought For Transportation Initiatives

September 13, 2017

The Commonwealth Transportation Board will hold nine public meetings across the commonwealth from August through October on various transportation initiatives.

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Hurricane Irma – AAA Mid-Atlantic Offers Important Travel Tips

September 6, 2017

Travel agents at AAA Travel stores in the Washington Metro area are contacting members who have booked flights to Florida or cruises to the Caribbean islands to advise them of their options as Hurricane Irma approaches those areas with bad intentions and ferocity.

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Thirteen Area High School Students/Recent Grads Killed In Fatal Teen-Driver Related Crashes 2015-2017

September 6, 2017

High school students, along with students pre-K through 8, a total of 132,000 pupils, are starting school today in Prince George’s County. 

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Bell Times And Bus Routes, It’s All About Back To School Safety

September 5, 2017

School rocks and it’s time for the “Schoolhouse Rock!” And high school students, especially seniors and juniors, will rock the schoolhouse when they drive to school in a new car or the family’s hand-me-down car.

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T.C. Williams High School Students Ride Free On DASH Buses

September 5, 2017

Alexandria City Public Schools and the Alexandria Transit Company (DASH) have engaged in a new partnership that will enable ACPS high school students to ride DASH buses for free during the school year throughout the City of Alexandria as part of a new pilot program launching in September.

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Harvey Hikes Pump Prices To 2017 High Ahead Of Holiday Weekend

September 1, 2017

Like many areas across the country, the Washington metro area is feeling the effects of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey as gasoline prices continue their climb higher.

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