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Initiative offers food discounts to Tysons commuters who don't drive

A new transportation initiative aimed at alleviating Tysons Corner traffic offers discounts and a chance to week $100 a week in groceries.

Tags: NuRide , HOT lanes , Dulles Rail , Paul D. Shinkman

Wednesday - 05/04/2011, 09:15am EDT

Va. governor vetoes PBS funding, cutting $424,000

Gov. Bob McDonnell got the last word in his quest to reduce funding for public radio and television, vetoing just one item in the voluminous state budget and signing everything else.

Tags: public broadcasting , Virginia , Bob McDonnell , veto , budget ,

Tuesday - 05/03/2011, 04:59pm EDT

Arlington County to update its emergency preparedness

Arlington will hold a forum to help people become better prepared to handle emergencies.

Tags: Arlington , emergency preparedness

Tuesday - 05/03/2011, 01:44am EDT

Arlington to clarify towing rules, increase fees

Good news for drivers who have ever had their car towed and didn't know why: A new Virginia ordinance requires signs to be more specific on where to park and how to reclaim a vehicle.

Tags: towing , Arlington , Paul D. Shinkman

Thursday - 04/28/2011, 11:01am EDT

Lawsuit over BRAC move to Mark Center unlikely

A legal challenge to the move of federal workers to the Mark Center along Interstate 395 appears to be dwindling, making it likely massive traffic jams predicted for the fall will occur.

Tags: BRAC , Mark Center , Seminary Road

Wednesday - 04/27/2011, 01:30am EDT

Fairfax supervisors could find out legal opinion on BRAC Tuesday

Prince William County has no plans to sue to stop the move of 6,400 defense workers to Alexandria's Mark Center.

Tags: BRAC , Mark Center

Sunday - 04/24/2011, 09:20pm EDT

Leaked report cites new Mark Center vulnerability

It rises high over Interstate 395 and will soon be home to 6,400 defense workers. But, now a report on the Mark Center's vulnerability that was accidentally posted on the internet by the Army Corps of Engineers is raising new concern.

Tags: BRAC , Mark Center

Thursday - 04/21/2011, 04:30pm EDT

Price of gas could change some vacation plans

The price of unleaded regular gas is hovering near $4 a gallon as the summer traveling season approaches. The last time it was this high, people opted not to go away.

Tags: vacation , Colleen Kelleher , gas prices

Thursday - 04/21/2011, 07:15am EDT

Despite BRAC's federal funding, N. Va. will feel traffic pain

Traffic patterns across the region will start changing in the fall when thousands of military workers re-locate as part of the Base Realignment and Closure Plan.

Tags: BRAC ,

Wednesday - 04/20/2011, 03:38pm EDT

Proposal for north-south highway in Va. may see new life

A proposal to build a new highway from Interstate 95 in Prince William County to Dulles International Airport in Loudoun County is resurfacing once again.

Tags: Stewart Schwartz , Commonwealth Transportation Board , Bob McDonnell , Western Bypass , Tri-County Parkway , Outer Beltway , Manassas National Battlefield Park , Belmont Ridge Road , Route 15 , Dulles International Airport

Tuesday - 04/19/2011, 03:28pm EDT
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