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Could Metro Be Extended To Centreville And Woodbridge?

Two Virginia lawmakers are revisiting the original Metro route plans, which called for extensions of the transit system as far south as Woodbridge in Prince William County.

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Can Federal Workers In Arlington County Weather Another Tax Increase?

Arlington County residents have traditionally voted in favor of a safety net, but officials wonder whether workers can bear the burden amidst the combined effects of BRAC and sequestration.

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BRAC A Hot-Button Issue In Alexandria City Council Election

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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.

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Montgomery County Gets $40M For Walter Reed Transportation Improvements

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. 

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Pentagon Approves $180M To Widen U.S. 1 In Fairfax

To help cope with increased traffic stemming from Department of Defense employees moving to Fort Belvoir, the Pentagon has approved a $180 million expansion of Route 1.

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Fairfax Officials Favor Widening Route 1 In Place

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.

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U.S. Route 1 Widening Decision Coming Soon

The Federal Highway Administration is about to decide the route for a widened Route 1 in Fairfax County, and it seems like either option is going to leave some people unhappy.

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Moran Criticizes BRAC Traffic Planning On Rt. 50 DoD Facility

Virginia representative Jim Moran leveled criticism at the Department of Defense for not more adequately planning around traffic at their Route 50 Defense Health Headquarters facility.

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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.