Pay-per-mile driven instead of gas tax? Testing with tolls coming to Va.

Max Smith - WTOP Around Town

Via WTOP Virginia is about to join the areas testing a fee per mile driven as a potential replacement for the gas tax to fund critical transportation needs. The I-95 Corridor Coalition is expanding the East Coast testing of a “vehicle miles traveled fee,” also sometimes referred to as a mileage-based user fee, to more drivers. The group is teaming up with …

Featured Listing from Tysons Premier

Tysons Today Real Estate

Gloria Adams presents: LOCATION, LOCATION! NEW NEUTRAL CARPET, MUST REVISIT! Beautiful 3 fin level Colonial in move-in condition. Cul de sac, deck, generator, updated kitchen, 4 Bedrooms, master suite w/sitting room/lux bath, lower level has kitchen, 2 baths, bonus rooms, storage. Property has security system, over-sized 2 car garage, fenced yard, many upgrades, minutes to Tysons/Silver Line/Rt 495. Must see!

Special Needs and Adaptive Camps, Playgrounds, & Programs in Northern Virginia

Patricia Lee Hall Education

Summer camps, recreational activities, special events… For most parents seeking fun programs for their children, opportunities abound in Northern Virginia. Hundreds of camps, enrichment programs, indoor playgrounds, sports teams, leadership organizations, and more are available to them. Some other parents are not so lucky, especially when it comes to summer camps. For these families, finding a program that properly serves …

Free Lyft Rides Offered For St. Patrick’s Day 2019 In Vienna

Emily Leayman - The Patch Around Town

Via The Patch While St. Patrick’s Day is a fun time to drink with friends, don’t try your luck at driving intoxicated. That’s why the Washington Regional Alcohol Program is bringing back free Lyft SoberRides for St. Patrick’s Day in Vienna and the region. SoberRides will be available from 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 17 to 4 a.m. on Monday, …

Extreme school overcrowding in Virginia pushes parents to action

Peggy Fox - WUSA9 Education

Via WUSA 9 Ten high schools in the Fairfax County Public Schools system are over capacity and overcrowded. Oakton High School, the most crowded school at 131 percent capacity, is under renovation. Centreville, at 120 percent capacity is in the que to be renovated in 2025. West Potomac, at 117 percent capacity, is set to gain an addition in 2022. …

Transit ridership up for Metrorail, down for bus services

Brian Trompeter - Inside NOVA Transportation

Via Inside Nova Passenger counts were up (slightly) for Metrorail but down on all other forms of mass transit across Northern Virginia in the last three months of 2018, according to new year-over-year data. A total of 32.48 million trips were taken on bus and rail service for the fourth quarter of 2018, down 1.7 percent from same period in …

London real estate company purchases Vienna apartment community

Katishi Maake - Washington Business Journal Real Estate

Via Washington Business Journal London-based Nuveen Real Estate has purchased The Reserve at Tysons multifamily complex for $144 million, according to property records. The sale, which closed Feb. 21, was a part of a nine-property acquisition of Class A and B multifamily properties for Nuveen Real Estate’s new investment portfolio. The Reserve at Tysons, previously owned by Denver-based Simpson Property …