Transportation & Infrastructure

Tesla service center coming to Virginia Beach

Electric car maker Tesla Inc. plans to open a service center in Virginia Beach. The company has signed a lease for a 9,580-square-foot space at 573 Central Drive in Virginia Beach, a...

Lime scooters coming to Fairfax County; sidewalks are upset

Good news, Fairfax County. You now have one more option for getting from point A to point B, and it doesn't involve paying more tolls or sitting in traffic on Chainbridge Road....

Virginia approves alternatives during Metro blue and yellow line shutdowns

Tens of thousands of Virginians will be affected by this summer’s Metro shutdown of six Blue and Yellow Line stations, according to WTOP. The Commonwealth Transportation Board approved $3.6...

Democrats push to end drivers license suspension law

An estimated 638,000 Virginians are currently affected by drivers license suspension for not paying court fines - a practice, which has been called a modern “debtor’s prison.”
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Want more infrastructure funding for Virginia? So does Rep. Luria

While President Trump appeared to backtrack on a $2 trillion infrastructure agreement with Democrats, Rep. Elaine Luria (D-Va.) spent last week advocating for better sewer services and broadband connections on the Eastern...
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Virginia Democrats push for more Metro funding

Three members of the Virginia’s Democratic Delegation in the House of Representatives are pushing to extend and double the Metro’s federal subsidy, from $150 million to $300 million a year.

Nearly 2 million Virginians expected to travel for Memorial Day

Do you have big plans for Memorial Day weekend? If so, you’re not alone. AAA predicts that nearly 2 million Virginians are expected to travel at least 50 miles between Thursday and...

Metro shutdown begins Saturday May 25

While Virginians should plan ahead to avoid this weekend’s holiday traffic, Virginia and D.C. area subway riders should also prepare to face difficult commutes when the longest shutdown in Metro history begins...