Transportation Solutions

As traffic congestion, strain on the state budget and concerns about pollution prompt widespread calls for change, PEC supports a new transportation vision for Virginia.


This is Big!

This is Big!

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The opening of the Silver Line this past July was an important step toward a better future for the Washington metropolitan region and the Commonwealth of Virginia. For decades, Tysons has been an example of 20th century development, urban and ...
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Route 29 sign

Route 29 Improvements on Track in Charlottesville

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Route 29. Photo by Katherine Vance. In our last newsletter, we shared great news regarding the demise of the ill-conceived Western Bypass. As you might recall, a major blow to the project had been delivered back in February, when the ...
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Outer Beltway Update

Outer Beltway Update

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The Bi-County Parkway project, a key component of the Outer Belt­way scheme, is on hold... for now. The pause in activity stems from VDOT’s need to develop a ranking system for transportation projects, something required by the congestion relief bill ...
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This is Big!

This is Big!

"The Silver Line is going to be a major driver, a game changer, because it opens up the Tysons market for easy access from the entire D.C. metro region." NY Times 06/24/14 The opening of the Silver Line on Saturday ...
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Western Bypass Shelved

Western Bypass Shelved

Big things are happening, or rather not happening, with the costly Western Bypass of U.S. Route 29 just north of Charlottesville. We’re enthusi­astic to report that the ineffective project has come to a halt, and we’re hoping this time it ...
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