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ARLINGTON TO CONTROL COLUMBIA PIKE
Posted on Sep 16th, 2010
The Commonwealth Transportation Board, a 17-member board that handles administrative actions for Virginia's roads, decided Wednesday to let Arlington County take full control over Columbia Pike.
"By owning the road, Arlington will be able to speed up the pike's transformation from suburban highway to main street," said Jay Fisette, county board chairman, in a statement. "This is a big step forward in our efforts to make the pike more accessible, pedestrian and transit-friendly." Read the full story here