• McAuliffe, Regional Leaders Disagree on Bridges, Metro

    McAuliffe, Regional Leaders Disagree on Bridges, Metro

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan are still far apart in ideas for bridges across the Potomac. At the Capital Region Business Forum on Oct. 12, McAuliffe said there is no more expansion Northern Virginia can do. Since Maryland owns the Potomac, that a bridge crossing was their responsibility. “If I was

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  • Board Approves Paving of Greggsville Road

    Board Approves Paving of Greggsville Road

    After months of studies, public hearings, commentary, research and in-person experience, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors voted Oct. 4 to pave the two-and-a-half miles stretch of Greggsville Road in western Loudoun. After a lengthy public hearing session full of supporters and opponents, the Board voted 7-0-2 in favor of paving, with Ron Meyer (R-Broad Run)

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  • “Highway Robbery”: Local Officials Weigh in on Greenway Ruling

    “Highway Robbery”: Local Officials Weigh in on Greenway Ruling

    In an expected yet disappointing ruling for many in Loudoun County, the Virginia Supreme Court upheld the State Corporation Commission’s findings in toll rate investigations on the privately owned Dulles Greenway. This allows the Greenway’s owner, Toll Road Investors Partnership II, to continue charging what many in Loudoun County consider exorbitant tolls to use the road.

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  • EDAC Discusses Metro, Loudoun’s Future

    EDAC Discusses Metro, Loudoun’s Future

    Joined by Metro general manager Paul Wiedefeld, the Loudoun County Economic Development Advisory Commission focused on the future of Metro and its impact on the area during its meeting Sep. 9. In a candid presentation before many of the county’s business leaders, Wiedefeld discussed some of the transportation system’s major challenges, saying the condition of

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  • Local Officials Commemorate Russell Branch Parkway Connection

    Local Officials Commemorate Russell Branch Parkway Connection

    Loudoun County officials commemorated the completion of the Russell Branch Parkway with a ribbon cutting ceremony Sep. 7. Several Board of Supervisors members joined officials from the county Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure for the ceremonial opening of the road project, which connects Ashburn Road to Ashburn Village Blvd. along Russell Branch Parkway. “It

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  • Loudoun Launches Real-Time Bus Program

    Loudoun Launches Real-Time Bus Program

    It was only a matter of time.  With web-based programs and apps now available to let drivers know the exact location of the next speed trap, and to give weather-junkies a minute-minute forecast to know the second rain is scheduled to start, it’s now Loudoun County’s turn to add precision to its commuter bus services. The county has

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