The Highway Blog

1107, 2018

BRT Phases 1 and 2 DRAFT Project Document Available

The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority released a draft document detailing an approximate timeline for the first two phases of the construction of the bus rapid transit lane. Right of way acquisition is scheduled to begin [...]

2706, 2018

EMBARK Richmond Highway WINS Prestigious Planning Award!

Fairfax County’s Embark Richmond Highway Plan Wins Prestigious Planning Award Fairfax County’s ambitious planning effort called Embark Richmond Highway won the 2018 Commonwealth Plan of the Year Award from the American Planning Association’s Virginia Chapter. Embark is a [...]

1806, 2018

Retail week kicks off in Occoquan!

Retail Week hosted by the Community Business Partnership kicked off today in Occoquan with "Day 1: Make it Happed All Year Round! What are you doing to keep the foot traffic flowing into your store [...]

1506, 2018

Made in Fairfax: Small Scale Production

Furniture, custom jewelry, textiles, baking, coffee roasting and 3D printing -these are all examples of the kinds of artisanal manufacturing and small-scale production that are on rise, bring new vibrancy to the communities where they [...]

1206, 2018

Wednesday, June 20: Presentation on Affordable Housing with Dr. Lisa Sturtevant

Dr. Lisa Sturtevant Wednesday, June 20, 2018 3:00pm-5:00pm South County Government Center Woodlawn Conference Rooms A/B 8350 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22309 Good Shepherd Housing (GSH) and Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation (SFDC) are pleased to [...]

2205, 2018

Fund Richmond Highway Widening and BRT

Below is a copy of Edythe Kelleher's testimony before the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, subsequently republished in the Moutn Vernon Gazette.  Edythe's testimony was also live streamed on Facebook, which you may view here. Edythe [...]