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In Virginia, Highways Grow Wider And Come With Tolls

Virginia's top transportation planners foresee a 70-mile network of express toll lanes that will offer motorists the option of paying for a reliable commute, carpooling free or hopping an express bus to reach their jobs.
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Private Sector Could Help Relieve Virginia's Congestion Woes

Building new lanes and charging commuters to use them could be a smart strategy for the commonwealth, says a transportation expert.
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With Transitway, Alexandria And Arlington Not On The Same Track

Elected officials from Alexandria and Arlington gather today to break ground on a new transitway, but the neighboring jurisdictions are moving in different directions.
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Virginia Proposes Adding Express Lanes To I-66

Transportation officials hope to transform a heavily congested stretch of Interstate 66 in northern Virginia by adding express lanes, a rapid bus system and a park-and-ride network.
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Metroway Promises Smooth Ride From Crystal City To Braddock Road

Next month Northern Virginia will see the first traffic lanes dedicated to bus lanes when the Metroway opens between Crystal City and Braddock Road.

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McDonnells Back In Court Tuesday For Pre-Trial Hearing

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was in federal court on Tuesday along with his wife Maureen, as lawyers sparred over whether the McDonnells intentionally hid gifts that would have linked the couple to Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams.

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Corey Stewart Defends Stance On Undocumented Children In Prince William

Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart explains his opposition to a federal agreement that is housing many of the thousands of undocumented children from Central America in his Northern Virginia county.

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After Displacing Cantor, Dave Brat Raises Big Bucks From Small Donations

Dave Brat, who upset U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a June primary, has raised $400,000 in the second quarter, much of it from small-dollar donations.
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Opponents Criticize Virginia's Support Of Arlington Streetcar

Arlington County Board member John Vihstadt says leaders at the Virginia Department of Transportation may have acted hastily by offering additional money for the streetcar proposal on Columbia Pike. VDOT says the streetcar is nothing new.
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Virginia Asks Residents For Input On Historic Preservation

The Virginia Department of Historic Resources is seeking the public's point of view on historic preservation.