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Moving more people, not just more vehicles

In their attacks on Arlington, Fairfax Supervisor Pat Herrity [Local Opinions, Feb. 13] and The Post [editorial, Feb. 10] distort both the reasons for the county’s litigation in the high-occupancy-toll (HOT) lanes case and its effects. They also give Arlington...

By Chris Zimmerman, Arlington  | February 17, 2011; 4:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Arlington, Fairfax County, HotTopic, Virginia, traffic, transportation  
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Dead ends for Arlington traffic woes

Arlington may think it has dodged a bullet. But it is in for a surprise in the fall when the Defense Department project at Mark Center opens and traffic on Interstate-395 halts. Traffic is like water: It will find a...

By Carolyn Clark Miller, Alexandria  | February 16, 2011; 6:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Arlington, Va. Politics, Virginia, traffic, transportation  
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Bridging Virginia and D.C.

Regarding the Feb. 13 Local Opinions commentary by Fairfax County Supervisor Pat Herrity ["Arlington roadblocks to traffic relief"] chastising the Arlington County Board for its objections to widening Interstates 395 and 66: Let me point out that there are not...

By William K. Stover, Arlington  | February 16, 2011; 6:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Arlington, D.C., DMV, HotTopic, Va. Politics, Virginia, development, economy, traffic, transportation  
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HOT lanes myth and reality (part two)

The facile claims of many leaders and a number of news reports have fed misconceptions about the Virginia HOT lanes project. The biggest danger of all with this project is that it's very likely to slow down, not speed...

By David Alpert  | February 15, 2011; 1:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Arlington, Fairfax County, HotTopic, Local blog network, Virginia, traffic, transportation  
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HOT lanes myth and reality

Arlington's lawsuit over the I-95/395 HOT lane project has drawn a constant drumbeat of scathing editorials from The Post and others, and critical letters from certain politicians and road activists. But do the editorial writers and reporters covering this...

By David Alpert  | February 15, 2011; 9:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Arlington, Fairfax County, HotTopic, Local blog network, Virginia, traffic, transportation  
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Commuters shouldn't call the shots in Arlington

Whenever I read a letter or an opinion from a politician from outside of Arlington County, usually a Republican, demanding that Arlington knuckle under to pressure and widen Interstate 66 or Interstate 395, it makes my blood boil [“Arlington’s roadblocks...

By Steve Jaeger, Arlington  | February 14, 2011; 5:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Older Entries in This Category »

The real culprit in Fairfax's traffic problems, Umang Varma, Falls Church , February 14, 2011
Grow up, Arlington County, Kim A. O'Connell, Arlington , February 2, 2011
The Arlington Planetarium matters more than ever, Blaine P. Friedlander Jr. , December 30, 2010
A mural or a gigantic ad? , Dan Thompson, Silver Spring , December 14, 2010
D.C. without a building-height limit, Rob Pitingolo , November 9, 2010
Car-free for over 10 years, Dan Malouff , September 23, 2010
Bikesharing is going to be awesome, Dan Malouff , September 10, 2010
Why I put a hold on the Metro oversight bill, washingtonpost.com editors , August 16, 2010
More bike sharing should foster more bike stations, Washington Post editors , May 21, 2010
Northrop Grumman: Arlington or Fairfax?, washingtonpost.com editors , April 28, 2010
Helping children reach for the stars, washingtonpost.com editors , April 7, 2010
Arlington’s budget binge, washingtonpost.com editors , March 12, 2010
 
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