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Where Should Fairfax County Widen Route 1?

Residents and officials in Fairfax County are debating about where to expand Route One — two proposed locations both come with their own set of drawbacks.

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Lawmakers Claim Small Victory In Mark Center Dispute

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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Virginia Makes Changes To Ease Mark Center Traffic

While larger plans to accomodate increased traffic to the Mark Center are in the works, Virginia has instituted many smaller changes to ease the morning commute in the area.

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Report: Army Used Poor Data For BRAC Traffic Assessment

A new report showing that the Army used suspect data in its assessment of the effects of the implementation of Base Realignment and Closure on traffic, angering area lawmakers.

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DOD Coughs Up $270M To Ease BRAC Traffic

Local lawmakers are finally getting what they asked for: the Department of Defense will put in $270 million for road projects to reduce traffic resulting from BRAC near Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda and Fort Belvoir in Fairfax County. 

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BRAC Employees Face Fines For Illegal Parking

Alexandria residents are concerned about BRAC employees parking illegally in residential areas, and want the city to create daytime parking districts.

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Senators Want DOD To Address BRAC Traffic

Virginia's senators are joining two of the state's Northern Virginia congressmen in appealing to the Department of Defense to address traffic issues associated with the DOD's new office at the Mark Center in Alexandria.

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Mark Center Traffic: Tame So Far

Mark Center in Alexandria

The lengthy traffic jams expected along the Interstate-395 corridor once the Department of Defense Mark Center building opened in Alexandria haven't materialized since employees started moving in earlier this month.

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In Advance Of BRAC, Fairfax Co. Launches New Bus Route To Fort Belvoir

As Northern Virginia braces for the commuting challenges expected from the transfer of thousands of jobs to Fort Belvoir, officials in Fairfax County are hoping a new bus route will ease some of the load.

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Virginia Governor Creates Task Force To Monitor Mark Center Traffic

The first wave of employees being relocated to the Washington Headquarters Service at the Mark Center in Alexandria is moving in this week as part of the Base Realignment and Closure process.