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2017

WTOP: 10/7/2017  Want Metro to work? Empowering citizens at core of grass-roots effort

The Washington Post: 10/6/2017 Hogan calls for Metro board chairman to resign, accusing him of ‘juvenile outbursts’

WAMU: 10/6/2017 LaHood To Metro Board: No Offense, But It’s Time To Go

WTOP: 10/6/2017 LaHood gets earful in Virginia on recommendation of shrinking Metro’s board

WTOP: 10/2/2017  New survey reveals: Who are Virginia’s Metro riders?

WAMU: 9/28/2017 Is Dedicated Funding Dead For Metro In 2018? Business Leaders Shift Focus To Governance Reform

WTOP: 9/28/2017 Debate over Metro Board likely to derail dedicated funding for subway

Fairfax County Television: 9/25/2017 I-66 Commuter Choice – New Travel Options Coming for Inside the Beltway

Fairfax County Times: 9/22/2017 New I-66 transit projects reflect shift in addressing regional congestion

INSIDENOVA: 9/22/2017 McAuliffe applauds progress as I-66 upgrades start coming online

VDOT – YouTube: 9/21/2017 I-66 Commuter Advocate Interview with Kate Mattice

WAMU: 9/21/2017 Virginia Offers Help For Commuters Who Want To Avoid Driving On I-66 

Washington Business Journal: 9/21/2017 Viewpoint: Transit is an investment worth every penny

Alexandria News: 9/20/2017 Governor McAuliffe And Partners Launch New Transit Services On I-66

Augusta Free Press: 9/20/2017 McAuliffe, partners launch new transit services on I-66

U.S. News & World Report: 9/20/2017 Transit Projects Will Accompany I-66 Switch to Express Lanes

WTOP: 9/20/2017 New bus routes, bikeshare stations coming to I-66 corridor

WUSA: 9/20/2017 TRANSIT PROJECTS WILL ACCOMPANY I-66 SWITCH TO EXPRESS LANES

WUSA: 9/20/2017 Facebook Live Interview with Kate Mattice

Prince William Living: 9/18/2017 VDOT Unveils Website for I-66 Express Lanes Inside the Beltway

The Washington Post: 9/15/2017 Virginia gets more from Metro than it gives

ARLnow: 9/14/2017 The Right Note: How Hard Would Ralph Northam Work as Governor?

The Connection: 9/11/2017 The Importance of Being Involved in the Community 

Mass Transit: 9/7/2017 Metrorail & Virginia Railway Express Boost State Revenues by $600M

Railway Age: 9/7/2017 Report: VA rail investment provides 250% return 

WAMU: 9/6/2017 Virginia Benefits Greatly From Metro and VRE, According To Study

WTOP: 9/5/2017 Va. transit ridership drops amid Metro track work

WTOP: 9/4/2017 Northern Va. transportation commission lays out Metro recommendations

Alexandria News: 8/7/2017 Former State Senator And Former Alexandria Mayor Patsy Ticer Dies At 82

The Connection: 8/7/2017 Commentary: Pressing Alexandria Council for Housing and Transit Reform 

CentreView: 8/2/2017 ‘Working the Problem’ Throughout the Year

The Washington Post: 7/20/2017 Despite criticisms, new study finds Metro workers’ pay and benefits are typical for industry.

WTOP: 7/19/2017 Metro funding fight continues with new Loudoun Co. proposal

INSIDENOVA: 7/12/2017 VRE getting closer to decision on future of Crystal City station

WTOP: 7/10/2017 Commuters line up for new Loudoun park and ride lot

WTOP: 7/7/2017: Metro Board set to debate selling rights to name stations 

The Washington Post: 6/17/2017 It’s about to get more expensive to ride the bus 

The Washington Post: 6/14/2017 Region’s governments: Metro needs dedicated funding, but everything else is TBD

The Washington Post: 6/7/2017 Prince George’s wary of Metro dedicated funding proposal, presenting additional hurdle to Wiedefeld plan  

WTOP: 5/31/2017 Northern Va. transit panel: Metro, VRE bring $600M per year in tax

The Connection: 5/11/2017 A Tribute to Del. Jim Scott

The Washington Post: 5/5/2017 N.Va. sharply split over proposed regional sales tax for Metro

WAMU: 5/5/2017 Fixing Metro: Ray LaHood Open To Federal Control Board, New WMATA Compact

Loudoun Times-Mirror: 4/28/2017 Metro GM calls for more funding. But is Loudoun ready to take on the costs?

INSIDENOVA: 4/17/2017 Former Del. Jim Scott remembered for selfless public service

The Washington Post: 4/16/2017  Va. community once primed for streetcar struggling to find new energy

LoudounNow: 3/23/2017 Governor Announces WMATA Study Headed by LaHood

American Action Forum: 3/17/2017 WMATA Financing Lacks Incentives For Performance

The Washington Post: 3/8/2017 Proposed bus cuts ‘might actually harm Metro in the long-term’

WTOP: 3/6/2017 Metro GM: DC could have a more reliable rail system in the fall

WTOP: 3/4/2017 CEO: VRE benefits from SafeTrack, picks up slack 

WTOP: 3/3/2017 VRE adding new safety technology to rail lines

Old Town Alexandria Patch: 2/28/2017 Commuters Cope With Traffic Jams in Northern Virginia: Study

WTOP: 2/28/2017 24/7 work drives Metro ridership down 41 percent at 1 station

WTOP: 2/28/2017 By the numbers: Most congested types of roads in Northern Va.

LoudounNow: 2/14/2017 New Metro Report Shows Loudoun on the Hook for Millions More

The Washington Post: 2/10/2017 U. S. withholds millions of dollars until Metro Safety Commission is created

The Washington Post: 2/9/2017 D.C., Maryland and Virginia get temporary reprieve from deadline to create Metro safety agency

The Washington Post: 2/7/2017 Feds could withhold millions in funding from Metro if District, Md., Va. miss Thursday deadline

WTOP:   2/2/2017 Northern Va. Metro ridership down after start of 24/7 track work

LoudounNow: 1/31/2017 CTB Proposes $81M for Loudoun Transportation Projects

reston now:  1/26/2017 Metro FY2018 Budget Faces Big Challenges, Board Members Say 

The Washington Post: 1/22/2017 Metro gets some financial breathing room — but only for the short-term

Reston Patch: 1/13/2017 WMATA Board Members are Coming to Reston to Explain Why Trains May Not Run as Much

The Connection: 1/11/2017 Partnering to Reduce Northern Virginia Congestion

2016

The Washington Post: 12/23/2016 Squabbles and bickering over Metro’s ongoing woes

The Washington Post: 12/17/2016 Local governments alarmed as Metro says it needs an extra $1 billion over 3 years

Mass Transit: 12/12/2016 Dec/Jan People & Places 

The Washington Post: 12/12/2016 Live Chat with Dr. Gridlock

The Washington Post:  12/4/2016 PRTC adds Gainesville route, splits OmniRide

WTOP:   12/2/2016 Public transit in Northern Va. sees decrease in ridership

INSIDENOVA: 11/30/2016 PRTC adding new Gainesville route and splitting Manassas OmniRide as of Dec. 12

WAMU: 11/17/2016   Metro Board — But Not D.C. Members — Is Leaning Toward Early Rail Closings After SafeTrack

Mass Transit: 11/7/2016 Kate Mattice Named NVTC Executive Director

WTOP:   10/26/2016 1st I-66 toll revenue project breaks ground in Loudoun Co.

WTOP:  9/1/2016 Northern Va. sees decrease in public transit ridership

The Washington Post:8/6/2016 Virginia breaks ground on I-66 HOT lanes project, without the ground

Falls Church News-Press: 8/3/2016 McAuliffe at Groundbreaking Of I-66 Tolling Construction

WTOP:   8/2/2016 New docs describe how I-66 toll lanes outside the Beltway will work 

LoudounNow:    8/1/2016 Meyer Appointed to Loudoun’s New NVTC Seat 

The Washington Post: 7/28/2016 How Virginia plans to make I-66 tolls easier to bear

INSIDENOVA: 7/10/2016 Regional panel OKs bus-rapid-transit for Tysons-Alexandria corridor

The Washington Post: 7/9/2016 Is the Silver Line to blame for all of Metro’s woes? 

The Washington Post: 7/7/2016 I-66 HOT lanes setup about to begin

The Washington Post: 6/14/2016 Virginia panel okays tougher carpool standard for I-66 HOT lanes

The Washington Post: 6/5/2016 How Metro’s SafeTrack plan could affect your commute if you drive

The Washington Post: 5/23/2016 Live Chat with Dr. Gridlock   

The Washington Post: 5/19/2016 First Metro maintenance surges to have big impact on Silver, Orange, Blue line riders

WTOP: 5/18/2016 Options to avoid I-66 tolls could get twice as much money as planned

WTOP:  5/16/2016  Northern Virginia transit official resigns
Fairfax Times:
May 6, 2016-Residents sound off about Metro funding, alternatives to highway widening and other transportation priorities

The Washington Post: May 5, 2016-Public to review very different visions for I-66

4 NBC Washington: April 26, 2016-Bus System Proposed for Route 7 to Lessen Northern Virginia Traffic

The Washington Post: April 25, 2016-Dr. Gridlock Online Chat

Greater Greater Washington: April 21, 2016-BRT on Route 7 is getting closer to actually happening

The Washington Post: April 16, 2016-Amid lower gas prices, a budget crisis for transit systems in Northern Virginia

Reading Eagle: April 16, 2016-Tight gas-tax fund pinches mass transit in Prince William

WAMU: April 12, 2016-Dedicated Bus Lanes Planned For Most Of Route 7 Between Tysons Corner, Alexandria

The Washington Post: April 8, 2016-In Virginia, a plan for bus rapid transit along Route 7

Mass Transit: April 8, 2016-BRT Proposed to Connect Tysons and City of Alexandria

WTOP: April 6, 2016-To help ease Va. 7 congestion, a plan for bus-only lanes

WTOP: April 5, 2016-Comment on plans to reduce I-66 congestion

The Washington Post: April 4, 2016-Virginia considering car alternatives for I-66 travel

The Washington Post: April 1, 2016-Your many upcoming chances to comment on HOT lanes plans

The Free Lance-Star: March 27, 2016-Fredericksburg localities don’t want to miss out on express lanes cash

The Washington Post: March 25, 2016-Fixing I-66: Is wider really better?

Connection Newspapers: March 23, 2016-Better Buses: Arlington County applies for funding to improve its public transit.

Connection Newspapers: March 15, 2016-VDOT’s Transform I-66 Inside the Beltway meeting leaves public waiting for answers.

The Washington Post: March 8, 2016-I-66 toll plan rolls forward

The Free Lance-Star: March 5, 2016-Localities to lose millions in tax revenues due to low gas prices

Loudoun Times-Mirror: March 4, 2016-Loudoun County gets one more seat on commission overseeing Metro

Loudoun Now: March 3, 2016-Governor Approves Another Loudoun Seat Overseeing Metro

Inside NOVA: February 23, 2016-New WMATA board member sees some positives in midst of concerns

Mass Transit: February 16, 2016-NVTC Report Makes the Business Case for Transit

The Washington Post: February 10, 2016-McAuliffe announces deal on I-66 HOT lanes that would speed up highway widening

The Northern Virginia Daily: February 10, 2016-Agreement would ease gridlock on I-66

WTOP: February 5, 2016-Va. lawmaker: Don’t rely on General Assembly to fix local problems

Alexandria Times: January 28, 2016-City’s legislative agenda arrives in Richmond for statewide push of priorities

WTOP: January 13, 2016-Va. lawmakers differ on future of I-66 tolls

Richmond Times-Dispatch: January 11, 2016-Rust: Three transportation issues lawmakers can’t afford to ignore

WTOP: January 10, 2016-Northern Va. leaders seek gas tax hike to fund roads, transit

WTOP: January 8, 2016-A month in, Metro’s new GM talks priorities

Mass Transit: January 8, 2016-NVTC Recommends Improvements to Restore Public Confidence in Metro

 


2015

Inside NOVA: December 29, 2015-Legislator aims to get Loudoun extra vote on N.Va. transit body
WTOP: December 26, 2015-New chances to weigh in on I-66 rush hour toll plan
Connection Newspapers: December 25, 2016-Debating All Things Metro: Northern Virginia Transportation Commission facilitates public forum with new Metro chief
Mass Transit: December 21, 2015-NVTC Statement on Restoration of Transit Benefit
Connection Newspapers: December 21, 2015-Reston: Metro’s New Manager Meets the Public
Arlington Patch: December 11, 2015-Got an Opinion About Metro? Share It Wednesday at Forum
WAMU: December 7, 2015-Where Should I-66 Toll Revenues Be Spent? Northern Virginia Will Decide
Washington Business Journal: December 4, 2015-Northern Virginia gets I-66 toll purse strings
WTOP 103.5: December 4, 2015-Plan for I-66 toll money gets green light
Loudoun Times-Mirror: December 4, 2015-Northern Va. Transportation Commission signs off on I-66 tolling compact
Inside NoVa: December 4, 2015-I-66 tolling proposal heads to N.Va. Transportation Commission
Patch.com: December 4, 2015-NVTC Votes to Define Use of I-66 Toll Revenues
Inside NoVa: December 4, 2015-Community forums set on future of Metro system
WAMU 88.5: November 16, 2015-Northern Virginia Eyes Light Rail or Major Bus System for Rt. 7 Corridor
NBC 4 Washington: September 29, 2015-Northern Virginia Taking on Route  7 Gridlock

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