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Staff Writer — Washington Post
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I write stories about how people live and work in the D.C. region for The Post's Transportation and Development Team.

Readers weigh in on Dulles’ troubles

washingtonpost.com — Readers weren't shy about their feelings about Dulles International Airport and its recent troubles. At 10,000 acres, the airport is the largest of the three in the D.C. region. But sometime next year, more people will fly through Reagan National than Dulles. That's a pretty significant milestone considering that Dulles is roughly 14 times National's size.

Dulles International Airport struggles to find its footing

washingtonpost.com — Blame Congress. Blame the airline industry. Blame sequestration. But Washington Dulles International Airport is in trouble. The most alarming evidence: Sometime next year, more passengers will travel through Reagan National than Dulles - an airport 14 times National's size. For Virginia leaders, as well as the agency that manages both airports, it is a deeply troubling development.

Can you guess the busiest travel day of the busiest travel week of the year?

washingtonpost.com — We know this is the busiest travel week of the year, but do you know what the busiest travel day will be? Turns out it's a tie, according to this tweet from officials with the Transportation Security Administration. What are the busiest travel days? It will actually be Sunday, Nov.

District activates new speed cameras

washingtonpost.com — D.C. Police announced that 11 new speed cameras are being activated this week in areas across the city where speeding and pedestrian safety are a concern. As with most deployments, violators will not be fined for the first 30 days the cameras are in operation.

Company offers free parking to Dulles travelers, but there’s a catch

washingtonpost.com — A San Francisco-based company is putting yet another spin on the Washington area's sharing economy, giving travelers flying out of Dulles International Airport free parking and a car wash in exchange for permission to rent their cars to other drivers. FlightCar launches Wednesday at Dulles and two other U.S. airports.

Dulles airport is 52 today

washingtonpost.com — On this day in 1962, President John F. Kennedy and former president Dwight D. Eisenhower were among the VIPs at the dedication of the new airport.

Veteran Va. politicians to join MWAA board

washingtonpost.com — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) announced Friday that he is appointing Katherine Hanley and C. Charles Caputo to the board of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, the agency managing construction of the $5.6 billion Silver Line rail project.

BWI offers 30 minutes of free parking for the holidays

washingtonpost.com — Officials at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport announced a holiday bonus for travelers and those headed to BWI to pick up said travelers - 30 minutes of free parking in the airport's hourly garage. The promotion will begin Nov. 15 and run through Jan. 15.

MWAA board okays agreement for new construction at DCA

washingtonpost.com — The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority's board of directors on Wednesday approved a new agreement that will clear the way for construction of a new commuter concourse at Reagan National Airport. The new concourse would be part of a $1 billion building plan at National, where passenger traffic has increased dramatically over the last several years.

MWAA’s board of directors expected to vote on agreement clearing the way for a $1B building project at DCA

washingtonpost.com — The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority's board of directors is expected to vote on an agreement Wednesday that could clear the way for a $1 billion project to add a commuter concourse at Reagan National Airport. The agreement between the airport and the airlines also would allow authority officials to share revenues between Reagan National and Dulles International airports, said Jack Potter, MWAA's president and CEO.
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Nov 26, 2014

In case you need to rebook, are delayed -- winter weather advisory from @SouthwestAir -- bit.ly/1uWYUWx

Nov 26, 2014

Today's storm may drop on last bit of snow before it heads out. wapo.st/1vlXqoH

Nov 26, 2014

RT @mikedebonis: Barry procession from Wilson Building to Temple of Praise will travel through all 8 wards, says funeral coordinator.

Nov 26, 2014

Near-collisions between drones, airliners surge, new FAA reports show - The Washington Post wapo.st/1FswOUk

Nov 26, 2014

RT @abeaujon: New New Yorker cover and cartoon by R.J. Matson from Aug. 21 (via @mcely) pic.twitter.com/cTkOIoI9rq

Nov 26, 2014

RT @drgridlock: Metrobuses to airports, 5A to Dulles & B30 to BWI, running late in traffic congestion. Leave extra time. #getaway

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