Residents of Alexandria are still smarting from the City Council decision that has added thousands of federal employees to federal roads as part of the BRAC process. The issue could wind up swaying November's election.
Montgomery County will get $40 million to make transportation improvements around the new Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, an area which has seen increased traffic since Walter Reed merged with the National Naval Medical Center there.
After calls to widen Route 1 in Fairfax County to accomodate traffic from Fort Belvoir, delegates in the county are now backing a plan to widen in place, rather than route the road around historic property.
Federal lawmakers representing Northern Virginia say they finally have some tools to fight the traffic nightmare that is developing around the Department of Defense's Mark Center complex in Alexandria.
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