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Winter weather moving in Sunday night
An Alberta clipper is diving out of Canada and is currently over the northern Plains. This clipper will continue it's trek southeastward and will bring snow to parts of our area by dinner time Sunday.
Eileen Whelan, January 24, 2015, ABC 7
Public meetings about I-66 to be held this week
With major changes being proposed on Interstate 66, the Virginia Department of Transportation is holding a series of public meetings this week for citizens.
Ari Ashe, January 25, 2015, WTOP
Proposals aim to ease I-66 commute, add bike lanes in D.C.
Virginia transportation officials have pondered many ways to improve traffic flow on Interstate 66, but a push to charge solo drivers to use the roadway inside the Beltway may be their boldest gambit yet.
Lori Aratani, January 24, 2015, Washington Post
DOT head challenges mayors on bicycle, walking safety
The mayors and others will have access to DOT data and resources – along with proven approaches from their own cities – to create bike and pedestrian safety programs.
Larry Copeland, January 22, 2015, USA Today
Va. legislative update
'Following Too Closely' passes House, 'Crossing Double Yellow' and 'Dooring' up for Senate vote.
January 23, 2015, Virginia Bicycling Federation
Tell VDOT to include bike, pedestrian facilities in I-66 project
Your help is needed to ensure that safe and accessible bicycle and pedestrian facilities are included as part of a significant construction project planned for the I-66 corridor outside the Beltway.
January 22, 2015, FABB
A path forward for the WB&A Trail
The Washington, Baltimore & Annapolis Trail (WB&A) in Prince George’s and Anne Arundel Counties promises to be everything that a first class rail trail can be.
Garrett Hennigan, January 22, 2015, WABA
DDOT proposes taking traffic lanes to add bike lanes
Among the additions and changes to projects proposed to the Transportation Planning Board for inclusion in the 2015 Financially Constrained Long-Range Transportation Plan (CLRP), is an addition of ten dedicated bike lane projects requested by DDOT.
January 22, 2015, WashCycle