A transportation funding overhaul in Virginia got the approve of the State House Finance Committee Wednesday; the plan to eliminate the state's gas tax and increase sales tax now goes to the Senate Finance Committee.
Virginia is gearing up for a public policy battle over how to fund the state's transportation infrastructure, but one progressive tax — the vehicle miles traveled scheme — isn't on the table as part of the budget plan.
Regional transportation planners are trying to gauge public sentiment on various options to address the gridlock on the D.C. area's roads. More toll lanes were the most popular option in a study they will release today.
'Be prepared' should be the motto of anyone heading to the inauguration on Monday, and that extends to Metro. WMATA officials are urging riders and visitors to plan routes and fare card purchases ahead of time.
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