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  • Metro is rolling out real-time bus arrival signs
    The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has installed 76 real-time bus arrival signs at bus stops across the region in the last few weeks.
    Perry Stein, January 26, 2015, Washington Post
     
  • Crews work to prepare roads for possible messy evening commute
    Crews for highway departments around the region said they are preparing for a messy afternoon Monday for commuters and are working throughout the mid-morning hours to do more to pre-treat roads.
    Dana Hedgpeth, January 26, 2015, Washington Post
     
  • Arlington OKs improvements along Old Dominion Drive
    County Board members on Jan. 24 voted to award a contract worth $7.3 million -- with about one-third the money coming from the Virginia Department of Transportation -- to upgrade infrastructure along Old Dominion Drive from 38th Street North to a point west of North Glebe Road.
    January 25, 2015, Inside NoVa
     
  • 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