Category Archives: In the News

WaPo’s Dr Gridlock Hosting Aubrey Layne for Online Chat, Monday 3/28 12:00 Noon

The Washington Post’s Dr Gridlock will host Virginia Secretary of Transportation, Aubrey Layne, for a live online chat on Monday 3/28/2016.  This is a great opportunity to ask your questions about the status of VDOT’s I-66 Transformation Outside the Beltway … Continue reading

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Virginia’s Public/Private Partnership Experience

Public/Private Partnerships (P3) have been in the news a lot recently in Virginia.  The I-495 Express Lanes project was one of the first big P3 transportation deals, followed by the I-95 Express Lanes.  Although both were touted as private industry … Continue reading

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WAMU Public Radio Examines Effects of I-66 Plans on Transit Oriented Communities

From  Martin Di Caro at WAMU Radio, Washington DC: “Residents along Stenhouse Place in Dunn Loring, Virginia, did not buy their modest homes in a pretty cul-de-sac so they could be close to Interstate 66, its sound wall visible through … Continue reading

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Citizens Speak Up to Officials and Media on I-66 Transformation Harmful Impacts

It’s been a busy 24 hours to Transform 66 Wisely.  Member organizations have been speaking at Fairfax County meetings, to the Commonwealth Transportation Board, and the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board.  In addition, local residents have met with top … Continue reading

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Tap the Brakes on Express Lanes?

The Washington Post’s Dr. Gridlock made some excellent points in his column this week, a portion of which is quoted below.  With Virginia on the verge of finalizing a “megaproject” to put out to bid, should a lot more attention … Continue reading

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