Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
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Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
Trail restoration underway!
🚧 Trail restoration is underway along a 3,086-foot section of the South Run Stream Valley Trail between the Burke Lake Dam on Laketree Drive and South Run District Park. The trail will remain open, but there will be disruptions as the contractor moves through the repairs. The work is expected to take two to three weeks, weather permitting. Details at https://bit.ly/3NlpfeD
The southbound 95 from I-95 near Quantico are officially OPEN!
The wait is almost over! On Dec. 8th, the new 95 Extension access points will open, unlocking a smoother and faster commute for area travelers. 🚗🚙🚌
Mark your calendars for these exciting access point additions:
📍Marine Corps Base Quantico
📍Courthouse Road/Route 630
📍I-95 north local lanes near Route 17
Learn more: https://expresslanes.com/95extension
Virginia Department of Transportation Marine Corps Base Quantico
Stop worrying about how long you'll sit in traffic and start thinking about all the benefits of carpooling/ridesharing. Let us help you get started👉🏽 https://bit.ly/3NeX80w
🚧River Bend Road daytime closures in Great Falls Dec. 5-8. Detour in place due to tree work. https://bit.ly/47GdOGp
Santa isn't the only one with a checklist! 📋🚦 Stay on the nice list – buckle up, drive safely, and arrive alive! Take a look at these tips to help keep you and others safe! 🚗
Submit your nomination for Most Outstanding Crossing Guard before the Jan. 19 deadline! Details 👇
It's that time of year — time to nominate your crossing guard for VDOT's Most Outstanding Crossing Guard Award!
Tell us how your crossing guard goes above and beyond in their role. Nominations are due by Friday, January 19, 2024: https://bit.ly/3N6s82I
Let us help you get started! 👉 https://bit.ly/3SHQh1s
Speed limits aren’t suggestions. They are road- and situation-specific to save lives & benefit all road users’ safety.
When driving, remember to always
📵 ditch distractions
🐢 & comply with the speed limit
🚶♀️ be on the lookout for pedestrians
For 365 days and many more to come, the has been the unsung hero of I-66. From getting you to the recital on time, to rescuing chronic snooze-button smashers, the 66 Express is a time-saving superhero.
🚨Drivers! Two, back-to-back reversals on the 395/95 Dec. 1 & 2 between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m., from the 14th Street Bridge to Route 17. Learn more:
The Lanes will reverse twice from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. to conduct testing.
You might not be thinking about snow, but VDOT is at the height of preparation for the upcoming winter season to make sure equipment, materials & staffing are in place & ready to go when winter weather arrives.
Learn more about our winter preparations: https://bit.ly/3sXnBJg
Tis the season for holiday joy! We come bearing gifts 🎁. Check out our wrapped train that entered service early. Don’t worry, there’s more where that came from! Metrobus is up next, starting Dec. 1. Happy holidays! Take a picture, and share it with us when you see it.
You would never drive blindfolded, right? Guess what, Virginia — looking at your phone for 5 seconds while driving is the same as driving blindfolded down a football field. Put your and keep your eyes on the road!
It’s a fact: Seat Belts Save Lives.
🎁Let us give your employees the gift of $50 to try transit.🤑 Contact Fairfax County Commuter Services to learn how: https://bit.ly/3RgVjm9
Transportation Checklist 🚗🚲🚶🏽♀️🚍🚆💚
Ten actions👇you can take to save money and lower your carbon footprint.
Learn more here: https://bit.ly/47r2rSD
🍂Fairfax County Government offices are closed Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24, in observation of the Thanksgiving holiday. However, some facilities are open, and schedules vary.
Use the Express Lanes for FREE when you have three or more people in your vehicle.
What a difference a year makes! Ride the twice a day every workday, and over a year you'll save 180 hours on a one-hour commute. That's more than 22 days of work, or enough time to complete a 9-week college course!
Give yourself a break. Ride the 66 Express.
Below is the 395/95 Express Lanes reversal schedule.
Safe travels! 🚗
Before you start your Thanksgiving drive, make sure you and all your passengers are buckled up. Law enforcement is helping keep Virginia's roads safe with the campaign now through November 30.
Metrorail is a great option to get to and from and
🗓️ SAVE THE DATE! Tickets for 🎅🏽🧑🏾🎄 go on sale November 27th!
The event is scheduled for December 9th.
For tickets and more information, visit vre.org.
🚍🎁This holiday season, FCDOT, Fairfax Connector and Transdev are partnering to collect new, unwrapped toys and coats for Fairfax County school children ages 5-10. Let's come together to support kids in need and show them the power of community!
⭐Nov. 25, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
• Wal-Mart, 7910 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria
🎄 Dec. 9, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
• Fairfax Co. Gov't Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy, Fairfax
It's a beautiful day to take a hike! Explore with Fairfax County's Trail Buddy👉 https://bit.ly/40YLU6l
To make Thanksgiving travel more enjoyable and safe, VDOT will be suspending many highway work zones & lifting most lane closures on interstates & other major roads from noon on Wednesday, Nov. 22 until noon on Monday, Nov. 27.
Learn more: https://bit.ly/3G0qiwD
Apply now! You can play a role in Metro's decision-making regarding service, fares, and other initiatives. The Riders' Advisory Council has four positions available. The deadline to apply is Nov. 27. Details👉 https://bit.ly/47jMDBo
Small incentives can make a big difference.🍂
Fairfax County businesses, learn why commutes should be part of your benefits package👉 https://bit.ly/3mNyBWe
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