Category Archives: Community

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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Residents Push for I-66 Widening Alternatives

This is supposed to be a multimodal study but it is really business as usual and car first,” said Allen Muchnick, president of the Arlington Coalition for Sensible Transportation. “Adding highway capacity is counterproductive.

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