Dr. Gridlock: metropolitan washington airports authority


Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/21/2013

‘Backtrackers’ beware: Officers will be looking for you Thursday

Officials will be out again looking for “backtracker” driving through the airport to avoid paying tolls.

By Lori Aratani  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Airports, metropolitan washington airports authority

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 10/22/2013

Reagan National’s $37 million facelift is moving along

Travelers may already see a difference as they move through Terminal A. The space is lighter and brighter.

By Lori Aratani  |  11:35 AM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Airports, metropolitan washington airports authority, reagan national airport

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 06/27/2013

MWAA may get permanent federal oversight

An effort to establish a permanent inspector general to oversee operations at the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority may be closer to reality.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:54 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Airports, metropolitan washington airports authority, mwaa

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 06/19/2013

Bruce A. Gates joins the MWAA board

Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell has appointed Bruce A. Gates to the board of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. He replaces another Virginia representative to the board, Todd Stottlemyer.

By Lori Aratani  |  05:41 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Airports, bruce a. gates, metropolitan washington airports authority, mwaa

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Silver Line, Bi-County Parkway on MWAA board agenda

Expect questions about Silver Line safety system concerns during the board meeting.

By Lori Aratani  |  04:39 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dulles Airport, metropolitan washington airports authority, mwaa, Silver Line, Transportation

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 04/10/2013

Behind the scenes at Dulles Airport

A behind-the-scenes tour of Washington Dulles International Airport.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:57 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  airports, Dulles Airport, metropolitan washington airports authority

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 03/19/2013

MWAA board to meet Wednesday

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority board meets Wednesday and from the looks of it, it will be a pretty full agenda.

By Lori Aratani  |  05:41 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  metropolitan washington airports authority, mwaa, Silver Line

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 12/11/2012

Tony Griffin appointed to MWAA board

Former Fairfax County Executive Tony Griffin has been appointed to the board of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.

By Lori Aratani  |  12:47 PM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  metropolitan washington airports authority, mwaa

Posted at 07:42 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Joslyn Williams nominated for MWAA board

Joslyn Williams, the AFL-CIO’s Metropolitan Washington Council head, gets an MWAA nomination.

By Lori Aratani  |  07:42 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  metropolitan washington airports authority; dulles rail; joslyn williams, mwaa

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/16/2012

MWAA issues grilled by Congress

‘Corrupt practices’ are cited as a committee hears from airports authority members on Friday.

By Lori Aratani  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inspector general, metropolitan washington airports authority, mwaa

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Norton introduces MWAA reform bill

The authority has recently come under fire for awarding contracts without competitive bidding.

By Lori Aratani  |  11:45 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  contracting, dulles rail, dulles rail extension, eleanor holmes-norton, metropolitan washington airports authority, mwaa, ray lahood

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 09/06/2012

New ramps to Beltway should ease congestion for Route 267 drivers in Virginia

New ramps opening this weekend will provide a direct link between the Dulles Airport Access Highway and the Beltway.

By Robert Thomson  |  04:12 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Airports, Capital Beltway | Tags:  DC transportation, Dulles Airport, Dulles Toll Road, 495 Express Lanes, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Posted at 02:59 AM ET, 09/05/2012

MWAA board meets to talk travel, ethics reforms

The airports authority will discuss a series of reforms it hopes will help repair its scandal-plagued image.

By Lori Aratani  |  02:59 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mwaa, metropolitan washington airports authority, dulles rail, silver line

Posted at 09:07 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Virginia member of Airports Authority board steps down

Mame Reily, who was first appointed in 2002 and chaired the Dulles rail committee, cited health reasons for her departure.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  09:07 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MWAA, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 01/27/2012

Southwest employee dies after accident at Dulles

A Southwest Airlines employee died overnight after an accident at Dulles International Airport, according to a spokesman for the facility.

By Ashley Halsey III  |  11:24 AM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dulles International Airport, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Robert Yingling