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Fairfax Board To Vote On $250 Million Road Plan For Tysons

Fairfax County Board members will vote tonight on tax plan to fund major road improvements around Tysons Corner — a proposed $250 million during the next four decades.

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Smooth Sailing So Far For Transurban Operations Center

The 495 Express Lanes in Virginia have been open for six weeks, and so far,  things have gone rather smoothly for employees at Transurban's operation center in Alexandria, Va.

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Dulles Toll Road Tolls Go Up Jan. 1

Tolls on the Dulles Toll Road officially increased starting Jan. 1, with rates rising by 50 cents now and by another 75 cents next year.

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MWAA Looks At Developing More Land At Dulles Airport

Plans for a new north-south highway in Northern Virginia could make way for an expansion of the freight capacity of Dulles Airport; studies of both projects are now underway.

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Virginia Democrats Oppose Plan To Use Sales Tax For Roads

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is calling for the state legislature to use $48 million in sales tax revenue for roads, but Democrats oppose dipping into the general fund.

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Airports Board Spent $1.5M On Martire's Lawsuit

The Metropolitan Airports Authority Board spent a total of $1.5 million in legal fees defending embattled member Dennis Martire; Martire later resigned from the board, ending his fight with the state of Virginia. 

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Plans For Richmond Highway Leaves Horse Stable's Future Uncertain

A long-awaited widening of Richmond Highway is finally moving forward, but some of the details have yet to be worked out.

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D.C. Streetcar Tests Will Begin In March

The D.C. streetcar system is gaining a little momentum, with the announcement that tests will start in March. Passengers may even be able to hop on in the H Street corridor by the end of next year.

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Airports Authority Leadership Says It's Cleaning Up Its Act

Leaders of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority say reforms are already underway after an audit found an alarming culture of nepotism and no-contract bids.

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Safety Board Calls For Dashboard Breathalyzers For Convicted Drunk Drivers

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued recommendations for all states that would require convicted drunk drivers to use ignition interlock devices to test for the presence of alcohol.