Breakfast links: Suburban moods
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Tysons, a transit and walking wasteland:
Until the Silver Line opens, Tysons Corner has poses a daunting challenge
to workers who want to take transit or just walk somewhere. (Post)
Arlington isn't going anywhere:
BRAC and Tysons may draw some business out of Arlington, but with many residents, workers and transit options, Arlington business leaders say they already are the urban village
that Tysons aspires to be. (Examiner)
Toll builders pay to play:
Toll road builders have been donating large sums
to Virginia candidates. These companies are also seeking or have gotten lucrative private road contracts from the state. (Virginia Statehouse News)
Cost of housing up:
Despite nationwide problems in the housing market, DC continues to see prices increase
. Leading the nation, Washington area home prices rose 1.6 percent from July to August. (WBJ)
NVTC still waiting for capital money:
The Northern Virginia Transportation Commission has gotten most of its money
from the state after an agreement last week over board membership. But nearly $8 million in capital funds is still in the mail. (Post)
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