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Economic Impacts of Transportation Investments in D.C. Area

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  1. WMATA OIG announces sentencing of two former employees in timekeeping scheme

    The two individuals admitted to inappropriately receiving pay from both WMATA and Amtrak.

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  2. Officials broke ground on a new transportation facility in Manassas on Wednesday, Jan. 23.

    Officials broke ground on a new transportation facility in Manassas on Wednesday, Jan. 23.

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    OmniRide breaks ground on Manassas property

    When construction is complete in summer 2020, the 15-acre property will feature administrative and dispatch offices, parking for 100 buses, eight bays for routine bus maintenance, and an area where OmniRide vehicles will be fueled and washed.

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  3. OmniRide to Open Western Bus Maintenance and Storage Facility

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  4. These are the best ways to get around National Landing today, before the Amazon upgrades deliver.

    These are the best ways to get around National Landing today, before the Amazon upgrades deliver.

    TRANSIT COMMUTING IN NOVA BEFORE AMAZON

    Northern Virginia has lots of transit options for commuting. That’s a big reason why Amazon picked Crystal City for their second (third?) headquarters. Here are the best ways to get around National Landing today, before the Amazon upgrades deliver.

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  5. The late President George H.W. Bush will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda from Monday night through Wednesday morning.

    The late President George H.W. Bush will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda from Monday night through Wednesday morning.

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    PAYING YOUR RESPECTS TO BUSH 41: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

    The U.S. Capitol Rotunda will be open to the public from 7:30 p.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Wednesday. A funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Washington National Cathedral.

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  6. DC & federal officials presented design alternatives for an improved and expanded crossing of the Potomac River along the existing Long Bridge. Both designs feature a separate bike/pedestrian bridge.

    DC & federal officials presented design alternatives for an improved and expanded crossing of the Potomac River along the existing Long Bridge. Both designs feature a separate bike/pedestrian bridge.

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    DC WILL REVIEW ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF NEW POTOMAC RAIL & BIKE BRIDGE

    At a public hearing this week, DC & federal officials presented design alternatives for an improved and expanded crossing of the Potomac River along the existing Long Bridge. Both designs feature a separate bike/pedestrian bridge that connects Virginia’s Long Bridge Park with the Mount Vernon Trail, then crosses to Ohio Drive in East…

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  7. Drivers heading north on I-95 and I-270, and east on US-50, should be ready for congestion.

    Drivers heading north on I-95 and I-270, and east on US-50, should be ready for congestion.

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    WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: GETTING OUT OF D.C. FOR THANKSGIVING

    Thanksgiving Eve is the worst day for motorists heading north on I-95 or I-270, or east on US-50 according to traffic data firm INRIX and AAA. Metro, VRE, MARC, Amtrak and Alexandria DASH and King Street Trolley run on holiday operating schedules.

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  8. Freezing rain, sleet and snow will impact the morning commute Thursday.

    Freezing rain, sleet and snow will impact the morning commute Thursday.

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    WINTRY MIX IMPACTS AM RUSH-HOUR COMMUTE

    A winter weather advisory is scheduled to be in effect from 4 a.m. through 1 p.m. Thursday.

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  9. Note that several ground transportation modes have moved during Project Journey construction.

    Note that several ground transportation modes have moved during Project Journey construction.

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    TIPS FOR HOLIDAY TRAVEL AT REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT

    ​From using terminal garages for picking up or dropping off passengers, to reserving parking online, DCA provides a primer for getting in and out of this busy transportation hub during the holidays.

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