Last night VDOT and FCDOT met at Westgate Elementary to discuss plans for improving pedestrian and bicycle access to the eastern portions of Tysons and the Pimmit communities. The topic specifically was a planned pedestrian and bicyclist crossing of 495 to connect the often isolated portion of town, with amenities along Route 7 and the […]
Aug 02, 2017
Thanks to some insightful comments from our readers, we reviewed Fairfax County's plans for a similar connection between the Tysons Corner Center and the Pimmit Hills region of Tysons.
Jul 12, 2017
Yes, you could be riding the the Silver Line with stops at Pfizer sponsored Foggy Bottom, or Exxon presents Minnesota Avenue, someday soon.
Jun 11, 2017
Big infrastructure projects take a lot of forethought and consideration. Although another crossing over 495 may not be necessary in the next few years, it's never too early to explore potential concepts.
May 01, 2017
The roadway will provide local and pass-through commuters a much-needed option to the 495/123 interchange, while also alleviating congestion at other Tysons traffic hotspots.
Apr 04, 2017
The overpass of 495 will connect North Tysons to East Tysons directly, providing new access to many along Jones Branch to the McLean metro station.
Dec 07, 2016
Steep hills can, at times, be as much of an obstacle to walkability as deficient infrastructure.
Nov 15, 2016
This past summer we heard a lot about the Vesper Trail, a multi-use path which will connect portions of Vienna to the Silver Line and West Tysons.
Oct 21, 2016
It has been a long, at times bumpy, road to Bikeshare coming to Tysons but today is the official launch.
Oct 17, 2016
A new study by Fairfax County showcases groundbreaking concepts to redesign the interchange at the intersection of Route 7 and Route 123.