In the second of our stories on the relationship between development and transit in the District, we explore how Ward 7 — an area chock-full of public transportation options and affordable housing — is finally starting to see the growth already experienced by other D.C. neighborhoods.
A group of people suing the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority over its authority to increase tolls to pay for the Dulles Rail Project will make its case again in court next month after being shut down by a lower court in July.
Northern Virginia residents are weighing in on proposed toll increases to pay for the Dulles rail project, and some of them are hoping the airports authority can find another way to fund some of the $5.5 billion project.
Groundbreaking has begun on an expansion of the high-occupancy toll lanes on the I-95 corridor in northern Virginia, which will sport a similar private-partnership to the soon-to-be-completed 495 HOT Expansion.
Transportation officials from two states celebrated the completion of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge project yesterday, but the larger question of how the D.C. region will best expand all of its transportation options remains up for debate.
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