Fact Sheets and Flyers

Background Memo on Virginia Transportation Funding

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1. VDOT is wasting money on the wrong projects. These include: Route 460: This $1.4 billion proposed new highway between Suffolk and Petersburg; over $1.1 billion of taxpayer funds, plus tolls. The current Route 460 carries just 11,000 trips per day. Coalfields Expressway: $2.8 billion for a new highway in least-trafficked area of the state. Charlottesville Bypass: This $243 million project doesn't solve congestion and saves minimal travel time for commuters. North-South Corridor: This estimated $1 billion piece of an Outer Beltway around D.C. doesn't address commuter needs and would add development and traffic in areas without infrastructure. Meanwhile, the state says it will not contribute to roads for Tysons, it hasn't provided adequate funds to reduce tolls for Dulles Rail and Midtown/Downtown Tunnels, and it has zeroed out secondary road funds.
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Key Parking Policy Reforms Worth Talking About in D.C.

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A fact sheet detailing three important parking reform policies that would benefit D.C.
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Connecting the Dots: An Outer Beltway Before You Know It

Connecting the Dots: An Outer Beltway Before You Know It

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A recent history of the Outer Beltway.
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Route 460 Would Waste Billions of Dollars and Divert Scarce Revenues From Higher Priority Needs

Route 460 Would Waste Billions of Dollars and Divert Scarce Revenues From Higher Priority Needs

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A fact sheet comparing 2009 traffic volumes on Route 460 against other roadways in Virginia, using VDOT’s traffic volume data. The data demonstrates that traffic is not projected to increase by an amount that warrants the cost and risk of this project.
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Life without a car: Possible and Popular in D.C.

Life without a car: Possible and Popular in D.C.

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What the 2010 Census tells us about auto and transit use in the District.
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