January 3, 2018, 6am PST
Virginia's 66 Express Lanes feature uncapped tolls that change every six minutes with the level of congestion, with most revenue benefiting transit. Carpools travel free, but solo-drivers in electric vehicles pay like others.
October 10, 2017, 9am PDT
The lanes are in use now, operating as High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes during peak hours. Come December, solo-occupant vehicles will be able to use the converted lanes, providing they have E-ZPass transponders. However, there are some losers.
July 4, 2017, 11am PDT
A proposed project to connect Rosslyn and Washington, D.C. by Gondola across the Potomac River still has support from the D.C. Council—enough support to fund an environmental study of the idea.
Greater Greater Washington
February 14, 2017, 1pm PST
Funding for a feasibility study is always one thing. Funding for a project is always something else.
November 14, 2016, 7am PST
A feasibility study suggests a gondola system across the Potomac would be cheaper than a new Metro station.
February 5, 2016, 5am PST
The idea of a gondola crossing the Potomac might still seem a little pie in the sky, but it has legs.
July 28, 2015, 1pm PDT
The Arlington County, Virginia downtown district of Rosslyn will provide the region's latest case study of a commercial district leveraging land use regulations to activate a dormant nightlife.
December 21, 2013, 5am PST
In what might be viewed as a transit version of "fix-it-first", Metro will focus on alleviating congestion within the existing system rather than pursue costly regional expansions. Plans for ten new stations and a new tunnel are being considered.