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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