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VDOT Takes Heat For Big PR Bill In Support Of Bi-County Parkway

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The Virginia Department of Transportation agreed to pay the D.C.-based public relations firm Stratacomm nearly $300,000 to help the agency build public support for a controversial highway plan in Northern Virginia, according to documents obtained by a state legislator through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). State Del. Bob Marshall
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PG planners propose bold new smart growth future

PG planners propose bold new smart growth future

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Prince George's County has diverged from its smart growth goals, says the county Planning Board in a searing assessment. The board says residents have a choice: push for more transit-oriented development and walkable communities, or "be resigned to business as usual." Largo Town Center. Photo by the author.The board released
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Why Tolls Will Be Waived On One Virginia Highway This Weekend

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Nearly five months after opening, the operators of the 495 Express Lanes are struggling to attract motorists to their congestion-free toll road in a region mired in some of the worst traffic congestion in the country. Transurban, the construction conglomerate that put up $1.5 billion to build the 14-mile, EZ Pass-only corridor
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