dulles toll road
Will G-Men pay the tolls? That's the question. The FBI with 11,000 head office staff has outgrown its offices at the J Edgar Hoover building in downtown Washington DC, they say. And it may move most 25 miles west to Loudoun County Virginia to one of a number of sites in the VA267 corridor - centered on the contiguous Dulles Toll Road and Dulles Greenway.
No-toll-increase groups are wising up to the doubletalk of opportunistic local pols! Republican state Delegate Joe May from the Leesburg area takes the prize for having it every which way gets him good press at the time.
Dulles Toll Road toll hikes confirmed 22% Jan 1 2013, 27% 2014 for train subsidy, 2015 deferred while non-toll $s hunted
2012-11-14: Struggling to finance $3.02 billion of its $5.6 billion rail line with toll revenue bonds the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) decided today to put firmly in place two years of toll increases but to defer a decision on recommended increases in the third year. Tolls for the typical trip in a car on the 13.4 mile tollroad in the western part of the Washington DC metro area will rise from $2.25 to $2.75 (22%) January 1 2013 and to
Clash between Metro Washington authority and US Sectrans LaHood over tolls versus US $s for Dulles Rail
2012-10-11: A major clash has erupted between the Dulles Toll Road operator Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) and US Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood.
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) which has been perpetually in the news with negative stories deserves credit for one major improvement to their Dulles Airport Access/Dulles Toll Road (DAAH/DTR) connections to the VA/I-495 Capital Beltway near Tysons Corner in northern Virginia.
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) operator of the Dulles Toll Road since October 2009 has a 30 day public comment period running down on a decision to double typical ramp+mainline tolls for cars:
The average trip on the tollroad is about 10 miles long so the tolls go from around 22c/mile to around 45c/mile.
MWAA says Informational exhibits, including an “On-Line Open House,” are now available at www.mwaa.com/tollroad
Turmoil continues at Dulles TR authority - judge rules against replacement of free spending labor racketeer
A Virginia judge has ruled that state governor Robert McDonnell cannot immediately replace a high living labor racketeer Dennis Martire on the board of directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA), which runs the Dulles Toll Road.
Martire who is Mid Atlantic manager and vice president at the Laborers International Union of North America (LiUNA) failed to recuse himself from discussions and votes at the board meetings of MWAA over ("project labor agreement") union-only provisions in bidding for MWAA projects.
2012-06-04: Crude cash based toll systems don't arouse equity concerns when tolls are low, but push them up to what the traffic will bear - to revenue maximizing levels - and people look much more closely.
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority's control over the Dulles Toll Road and its sponsorship of the $5+ billion Dulles Rail project is legitimate according to a 9-page official opinion by Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli.
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA), operator of the Dulles Toll Road in Northern Virginia is makes preparatory steps to lay out requirements in a new toll system. They say they are looking at distance based tolls and peak/off-peak toll rates.
Rob Yingling a spokesman says: "We are preparing a new toll rate proposal which will be reviewed by our Board before beginning a public process or considering toll equipment requirements. We are looking at concepts such as distance-based tolling and peak period pricing possibly in the future."