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The proposed Bi-County Parkway would run north-south and link Prince William and Loudoun counties. Supporters say the highway would relieve congestion in Washington’s outer suburbs, while critics say it would increase unsustainable suburban sprawl.
Transportation officials say speculation concerning the Loudoun-Pr. William road is premature.
Some legislators say the roadway project is dead, but state officials say no decision has been made.
The Virginia governor talked favorably of the parkway getting a high-priority rating in a state review.
D.C. would remove a proposal for bus-only lanes while adding streetcar projects and studies of managed lanes.
The Pr. William County Board votes for a study to determine whether to keep the Bi-County Parkway in plans.
Some critics say the county board’s action kicks the can down the road without stating a clear position.
The five officials, including the secretary of transportation, took the nine-day trip.
(Nikki Kahn / The Washington Post)
A plan to close Rte. 234 to protect the famed battlefield has a congregation that predates the Civil War worried.
(Marvin Joseph / Washington Post)
Ashley Halsey III
The transportation proposal puts him at sharp odds with Terry McAuliffe over the role of state government.
A nearly $300,000 contract for a PR firm to tout a controversial road proposal galvanizes its foes.
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