Category Archives: Community

Town Hall Meeting April 3, 2017 at Vienna Fire Department

Virginia State Senator Chap Petersen and Delegate Mark Keam will be hosting a Town Hall Meeting on Monday April 3, 2017 at 7:00 PM.  The location is the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department, 400 Center St S, Vienna. The meeting agenda … Continue reading

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Preliminary I-66 Dunn Loring Flyover Design

The graphic below show VDOT’s partner design for the new flyovers and ramps over the Dunn Loring area.  Note that his design has NOT yet been approved and the designs are preliminary in nature.  However it shows that a lot … Continue reading

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VDOT Shows its Preferred Plan for I-66 HOT lanes

The Virginia Department of (Road) Transportation has indicated what plan it prefers for the I-66 Express Lanes project.  Although VDOT had indicated it will shorten the project, the reduction will take place at the western end of the project. The … Continue reading

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Thank you to all who sent comments to VDOT and asked them to hear your concerns

VDOT’s comment period for the I-66 Outside the Beltway Tier 2 Assessment closed on June 18, 2015. Thank you to all who took the time to send in your comments to VDOT about the effects of this project.  Keep watching … Continue reading

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Community Unites, Comments, and Barbecues for I-66 Transformation Concerns

We had a great turnout for commenting and barbecuing!  Many of us wrote comments for VDOT’s I-66 project plans and environmental assessment, while younger folks enjoyed a moon bounce and activities.  Thanks to all who participated, enjoyed good food, and … Continue reading

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I-66 Comment Writing Block Party & BBQ This Saturday (6/13)

Join us this Saturday for a Community Block Party and BBQ to get together with other members of the community to submit comments to VDOT raising concerns about the I-66 expansion project! When:   Saturday, June 13th from 12PM to … Continue reading

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Learn More About I-66 Expansion Impact on Stenwood Elementary

Current proposals by VDOT for the expansion of I-66 (Alternatives 2A, 2B, and 2C) and the potential parallel bicycle/pedestrian trail (Option 2) will all have detrimental impacts on Stenwood Elementary School. The school is hosting an informational meeting on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Transform 66 Wisely Produces Video on I-66 Expansion Community Effects

Transform 66 Wisely has produced a new video on VDOT’s planned I-66 expansion and its devastating effects on local communities and residents. (Click on the lower right button of the video to view in full screen.)

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Communities to Governor McAuliffe: Don’t Destroy Homes to Build Privatized I-66 Express Lanes

Local communities have banded together to write a joint op-ed and open letter to Governor McAuliffe about the misguided plans to destroy communities to favor long commutes on a privatized roadway. Continue reading

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Residents near I-66 wary of expansion plan

On Wednesday, two members of Transform 66 Wisely spoke to the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB). We spoke to share our concerns about the I-66 Transformation project and its true effects on residents and I-66 commuters. The Washington … Continue reading

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