Washington DC

April storm is first major test of DC Water’s new Anacostia River Tunnel

DC Water’s newly opened Anacostia River Tunnel System was pressed into service in mid-April as heavy rains battered the District of Columbia. About two inches of rain fell over a three-hour period, far more than the city’s combined sewer system can handle. During the storm, the new tunnel prevented approximately 170 million gallons of combined sewage and stormwater from being discharged to the Anacostia River.... Read More...

Maryland announces $9 billion, P3 Traffic Relief Plan

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced plans to add four new lanes to I-270, the Capital Beltway (I-495), and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (MD 295). The announcement officially begins the process to solicit the public-private partnership (P3) industry for input and solutions to provide major congestion relief to these key transportation routes.... Read More...

Statement from T4 America on House passage of THUD appropriations

On Thursday, September 14, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3354, the “Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, 2018”, which contains the fiscal year 2018 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) appropriations. Beth Osborne, interim Transportation for America (T4America) director, issued a response opposing the legislation.... Read More...
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