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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.

Report: McAuliffe tilts toward Bi-County Parkway project

The Virginia governor talked favorably of the parkway getting a high-priority rating in a state review.

Transportation agencies adjusting their long-range plans

D.C. would remove a proposal for bus-only lanes while adding streetcar projects and studies of managed lanes.

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Prince William’s reexamination of the Bi-County Parkway comes at important moment

The Pr. William County Board votes for a study to determine whether to keep the Bi-County Parkway in plans.

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Prince William supervisors to reexamine Bi-County Parkway

Some critics say the county board’s action kicks the can down the road without stating a clear position.

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Five officials with ties to transportation take trip to Turkey, raising questions

The five officials, including the secretary of transportation, took the nine-day trip.

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Sudley Church in Manassas battlefield worries Bi-County Parkway plan will doom its future

(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.

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Ken Cuccinelli: Let county and local officials make transportation decisions

(Marvin Joseph / Washington Post)

The transportation proposal puts him at sharp odds with Terry McAuliffe over the role of state government.

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Opponents: VDOT’s PR effort is to push Bi-County Parkway, not seek alternatives

A nearly $300,000 contract for a PR firm to tout a controversial road proposal galvanizes its foes.

George Mason President Angel Cabrera voices support for Bi-County Parkway

The very controversial issue finds the GMU president coming down in favor of building a new north-south highway between Loudoun and Prince William counties.

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GMU report says Bi-County Parkway would little impact on Dulles cargo business

A report from GMU says new road won’t give much of a boost to cargo business at airport.