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 Week

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This email alert was sent out on September 30th, 2013: Supporter, As I mentioned in my last email, VDOT has scheduled two public meetings this week about the Outer Beltway/Bi-County Parkway. Here are the dates: Tuesday, October 1st, 6 - ...
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Sacrificing History… For What?

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This text is from an email alert sent out on September 19, 2013: Supporter, Often environmentalists are told that we just 'say no' to things. To which I would argue -- saying 'no' to a bad idea is a very ...
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Transportation Updates

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The Western Bypass Things are looking iffy for the proposed Western Bypass. The Federal Highway Administration is still waiting for VDOT to complete the Environmental Assess-ment for the project; a process they thought would be finished about a year ago ...
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Our Alternative — Rethinking the Bi-County Parkway

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Our proposal, detailed in the report Rethinking the Bi-County Parkway, focuses on fixing east-west routes for commuters, it provides lower impact local road fixes and connections to help local residents, it preserves the Rural Crescent and Transition Area, and could ...
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Summer Update on the Outer Beltway

Summer Update on the Outer Beltway

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VDOT is pushing to create a new major highway in Northern Virginia referred to (among other names) as the Outer Beltway. PEC’s take? This mega-highway would cut through a National Park, open up over 100,000 acres to residential development, and ...
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