August 1, 2016.
We called out the Board of Supervisors for its vote to boost supervisors’ office budgets in a way that we consider poorly handled. But accomplishments also deserve to be called out, and the recent dedication of the Gloucester Parkway extension is a milestone for Loudoun County. The connection of Gloucester to Nokes Boulevard will provide significant traffic relief to Sterling and Ashburn drivers, especially those who endure the exasperating congestion on Waxpool Road.
Many more transportation improvements are underway or soon to be started, and it is a credit to the previous and current Boards that they’ve kept road improvements and mass transit at the top of the priority list. Chair Randall is leading a pro-transportation Board that continues to support innovative solutions. We commend her for this, and for continuing the work of her predecessor Scott York, whose leadership and tenacity made so much of this possible.