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Reston Road Improvements Advisory Group to Meet Tonight

by Jennifer van der Kleut December 19, 2016 at 2:10 pm 3 Comments

crosswalk/trafficA Reston advisory group studying how to raise $2.6 billion for road improvements over the next 40 years is set to hold a pubic meeting tonight.

Members of the Reston Network Analysis Advisory Group are scheduled to gather in the lecture hall at South Lakes High School (11400 South Lakes Drive) at 7 p.m., according to an announcement.

RNAG, created by Fairfax County’s Hunter Mill District supervisor, is a group of locals who seek feedback from people who are the most affected by local development and changes to the transportation system. Through the Reston Network Analysis, the county seeks to evaluate the effectiveness of pedestrian friendly streets and paths around the Wiehle-Reston East Metro station, as well as the future Reston Town Center and Herndon stops.

The advisory group works with the county and the Virginia Department of Transportation to come up with ways to secure funding for Reston’s network and maintaining local roadways. This fall, RNAG expressed strong opposition to creating a special tax district, in which residents who live near the Metro stations would get taxed to help with road improvements.

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  • cRAzy

    So screwed up!

    Contrary to “RNAG expressed strong opposition
    to creating a special tax district, in which residents who live near
    the Metro stations would get taxed to help with road improvements,” that opposition to a “special tax district” (STD a la the existing RCC STD) would have covered ALL Reston.

    The standing RNAG proposal is for a Board-approved (no referendum) “service district”, specifically a “transportation service district” or TSD that will cover Reston’s Metro station areas and include all property owners, commercial and residential. That’s basically all the area between Sunrise Valley and Sunset Hills PLUS Reston Town Center and Town Center North (ie–to Baron Cameron).

    It’s just not that hard!

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  • Dave in Herndon

    While they are at it can they figure out why the Reston Toll Rd is stop and go from Tysons to the Greenway every evening during rush hour?

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