What do Va. commuters need?
Robert Thomson reports on the Dr. Gridlock blog that TRIP, a research and advocacy group sponsored by insurance companies, transportation businesses, labor unions and others interested in building the transportation system, released a list today showing transportation projects it says Virginia needs to prosper.
Release of the report follows a string of announcements and discussions about what projects the commonwealth needs tackle to over the next several decades. On Monday, a research group released a chilling look at how much still must be done to handle the commuters who will head to Fort Belvoir, the Mark Center and other spots across the region that are part of the military's base relocation program.
Last week, Virginia Transportation Secretary Sean Connaughton renewed a debate over the future of I-95 when he announced that Virginia plans to build High Occupancy Toll lanes along the Interstate, stopping just north of the Capital Beltway.
Read the entire post at the Dr. Gridlock blog.
Washington Post Editors
| February 8, 2011; 1:56 PM ET
Categories: Transportation | Tags: BRAC, base realignment and closure, transportation, virginia transportation
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