Dr. Gridlock: Virginia Transportation


Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Fight over Virginia transportation priorities takes on new importance

Old battles over which projects make sense contain a new element: The prospect of money to build them.

By Robert Thomson  |  03:03 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bob Chase, Coalition for Smarter Growth, Commonwealth Transportation Board, Dr. Gridlock Column, Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance, Stewart Schwartz, Virginia, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 07/25/2013

Transportation authority debates what commuters need and when

Northern Virginia panel spotlights basic transportation issues.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:58 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock Column, Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 07/24/2013

Transportation authority plans vote on N. Va. projects

The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority plans to hold a public hearing Wednesday night.


By Robert Thomson  |  09:11 AM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock Column, Northern Virginia Transportation Authority

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 06/03/2013

Residents speak out against parkway that would connect Prince William, Loudoun

Homeowners lined up at a public hearing in Fairfax to decry a proposed parkway that would connect Loudoun and Prince William counties.

By Mark Berman  |  04:30 PM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  virginia, Virginia transportation

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 02/20/2013

Va. transportation deal could be good for toll road users

Va. transportation deal could be good for toll road users

By Lori Aratani  |  05:16 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dulles toll road, Silver Line, Virginia transportation

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 02/11/2013

McDonnell promotes transportation plan in Northern Virginia

Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell promoted his transportation plan in Northern Virginia on Monday, saying it would ease congestion.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:43 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert McDonnell, Virginia transportation

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 06/08/2012

GW Parkway/Mount Vernon Trail crossing to get safety upgrades

The National Park Service plans to make safety improvements at the dangerous places on the George Washington Parkway near Memorial Circle.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:52 PM ET, 06/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Safety | Tags:  DC transportation, Virginia Transportation, George Washington Parkway, Mount Vernon Trail, Biking

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 04/12/2012

Silver Line construction: Many lane closings in Tysons area

The Metro Silver Line project is very active right now in the Tysons Corner area, and it’s going to have a greater impact on the local roadways next week.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:16 PM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Silver Line, Construction, Northern Virginia, Metro | Tags:  Virginia transportation, Silver Line, Metro, WMATA, Tysons Corner