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Traffic & Transportation

New Complete Streets Paving Feedback Form

April 17, 2018

As part of the Complete Streets Policy adopted by City Council in 2011, the City’s Department of Transportation & Environmental Services was tasked to identify and implement projects that improved safety and convenience of all users as a part of routine street repaving and maintenance whenever possible.

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Governor Northam Recognizes Finalists In DMV’s License Plate Contest

April 12, 2018

Governor Ralph Northam, Secretary of Transportation Shannon Valentine, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, and members of the General Assembly celebrated the eight finalists in DMV’s Take Action Against Distraction License Plate Design Contest on Thursday, April 12 at the Capitol in Richmond.

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City Of Alexandria Resumes Street Resurfacing Program

April 12, 2018

On Monday, April 16, the City of Alexandria will resume its street resurfacing program for the season. Street resurfacing is a complete repaving and replacement of street asphalt, from curb to curb. 

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VDOT To Renew I-66 Bridge In Rosslyn

April 12, 2018

Crews are beginning work to rehabilitate the I-66 bridge between the Rosslyn Tunnel and the Washington, D.C. line, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

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City Of Alexandria Announces Next Steps Toward New Potomac Yard Metrorail Station

April 4, 2018

At its regular meeting on April 10, the Alexandria City Council will review updates on the new Potomac Yard Metrorail Station project, in anticipation of approving a new funding agreement to enable the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority to award a construction contract.

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Warner, Kaine Announce $8.64 Million In Federal Funding For Virginia Bus Systems

April 3, 2018

U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) announced yesterday that three major Virginia bus transportation systems will receive $8.64 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority will receive $3.6 million to replace bus shelters across Northern Virginia.

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Pump Prices Increasing Ahead Of Easter And Passover As 60 Percent Of Celebrants Plan Visits

March 30, 2018

Although Easter Sunday is not a federal holiday, it is a red-letter day on the liturgical or ecclesiastical calendars. During 2017, 81.3 percent of the population in the United States observed Easter in some way, a survey shows.

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Give Input On Richmond Highway Corridor Improvements

March 30, 2018

The Virginia Department of Transportation invites residents to give feedback at its third public information meeting Wednesday, April 4 on design plans to widen Richmond Highway from four to six lanes between Jeff Todd Way and Napper Road. This project aims to increase capacity, decrease congestion, and improve safety for all users.

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Metro Removes From Service 164 Buses For Safety Checks

March 28, 2018

Metro has temporarily removed from service 164 buses (approximately 10% of its fleet) following two incidents in which the engines cut off at low speed. Metro is deploying about 80 “reserve” buses to help offset the out-of-service buses. Customers may notice some slightly longer wait times between buses.

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DASH Service Improvements

March 28, 2018

On Sunday, April 1, 2018, the following DASH service improvements will go into effect:  

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