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Amazon’s second headquarters in Northern Virginia does not mean more flights to and from Reagan National Airport. Airlines may serve Dulles Airport with more flights.

Amazon's second headquarters in Northern Virginia does not mean more flights to and from Reagan National Airport. Airlines may serve Dulles Airport with more flights.

AMAZON IN DC DOESN’T MEAN MORE FLIGHTS

Amazon’s second headquarters in Northern Virginia does not mean more flights to and from Reagan National Airport. That’s according to Arlington Now, which says DCA is already serving 24 million passengers per year compared to the original design for 15 million. Airlines may serve Dulles Aiport with more flights, and that matches local…

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  1. NoVA authorities will dedicate funding to study the environmental and engineering feasibility of a pedestrian bridge from Crystal City to Reagan National Airport.

    NoVA authorities will dedicate funding to study the environmental and engineering feasibility of a pedestrian bridge from Crystal City to Reagan National Airport.

    AMAZON MIGHT MEAN A PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE TO REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT

    NoVA authorities will dedicate funding to study the environmental and engineering feasibility of a pedestrian bridge from Crystal City to Reagan National Airport. The new money, connected to Amazon’s second headquarters next to the airport, could also be used to construct the pathway. The project has disputable cost-benefit merits.

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  2. Funding spurred by Amazon will add new amenities at Metroway stops and pedestrian improvements to Route 1.

    Funding spurred by Amazon will add new amenities at Metroway stops and pedestrian improvements to Route 1.

    BUS RAPID TRANSIT EXPANDING IN NOVA THANKS TO AMAZON

    The bus rapid transit service Metroway will travel faster thanks to new funding connected to Amazon’s choice of Crystal City for a new headquarters. Metroway buses will travel in dedicated lanes thanks to pre-existing money to expand bus facilities in Pentagon City and new funding for Potomac Yard. Funding spurred by Amazon will add new…

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  3. Virginia will add a second entrance to the Crystal City Metrorail station. The project will complete in 2025 at the earliest.

    Virginia will add a second entrance to the Crystal City Metrorail station. The project will complete in 2025 at the earliest.

    VIRGINIA FUNDING SECOND CRYSTAL CITY METRO ENTRANCE FOR AMAZON

    Virginia will add a second entrance to the Crystal City Metrorail station to better serve commuters as Amazon adds 25,000 new workers to the area. The second entrance will include elevators and escalators at the Northwest corner of 18th St S and Crystal Drive. The project will complete in 2025 at the earliest.

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  4. Spurred by Amazon’s HQ2 choice, Virginia is putting up $785 million for transportation upgrades in the National Landing corridor of Northern Virginia.

    Spurred by Amazon's HQ2 choice, Virginia is putting up $785 million for transportation upgrades in the National Landing corridor of Northern Virginia.

    AMAZON’S ARRIVAL WILL UPGRADE NOVA TRANSIT, BUT NOT DC’S GROWING PAINS

    Spurred by Amazon’s HQ2 choice, Virginia is putting up $785 million for transportation upgrades in the National Landing corridor of Northern Virginia. The investment builds on pre-existing plans to expand the area’s non-car transportation options. However, Amazon DC won’t likely allay DC’s growing pains.

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  5. Parking Meter Rates Soar in Penn Quarter/Chinatown Area

    Under the latest rate adjustments, meter rates could soar to as much as $6.50 per hour, or drop as low as $1.00 per hour, depending upon demand.

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  6. Federal Employee SmartBenefit Status Update

    Federal agencies now have until January 21 to change the benefit status for furloughed employees. Employees should check their benefit status on or after January 22 to see if they will receive February benefits.

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  7. OmniRide to Open Western Bus Maintenance and Storage Facility

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  8. Metrobus to begin with limited service Monday, normal service on Metrorail

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  9. Metro to expand Abilities-Ride program to D.C. and Virginia after successful pilot in Maryland

    Program offers on-demand taxi service as alternative to MetroAccess.

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  10. Fairfax Connector New Express Service Route 698 from Vienna Metrorail Station to the Pentagon Begins Jan. 22

    Regular express fare: $4.25; older adults and people with disabilities: $2.10. Pay using a SmarTrip card or cash.

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  11. CRIME ON METRO DROPS TO LOWEST LEVEL IN 19 YEARS

    Metro Transit Police are reporting a total of 1,107 Part I crimes in 2018, a 14 percent decline compared to 2017, continuing a three-year trend.

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  12. METRO TO WELCOME BICYCLES ON TRAINS AT RUSH HOUR

    The policy change is expected to make Metrorail a more attractive travel option for reverse commuters (i.e. customers traveling outbound in the morning and inbound in the evening) who want to take their bike to travel between the rail station and their workplace.

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  13. Fairfax County officials at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Leesburg Pike sidewalk.

    Fairfax County officials at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Leesburg Pike sidewalk.

    Fairfax County DOT

    LEESBURG PIKE SIDEWALKS UNDER CHAIN BRIDGE ROAD COMPLETED

    Two new sidewalks are part of the Dulles corridor bicycle and pedestrian access improvements and provide enhanced pedestrian access along Leesburg Pike with 1,100 feet of sidewalk on the north side and 800 feet of sidewalk on the south side.

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  14. METRO RESTORES FREE CUSTOMER PARKING ON SATURDAYS

    During large-scale regional events such as Fourth of July, a Presidential Inauguration, marches or other events that draw large crowds Metro may still charge for parking on weekends or federal holidays under a new policy approved by Metro’s Board of Directors effective this year.

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