VRE | Virginia Railway Express
A park for history (4/25/2013)
The Stafford Civil War Park opens on Saturday
RAIL BOTTLENECK MONUMENTAL PAIN (1/27/2013)
Study looking at possible solutions for rail bottleneck into D.C.
VRE OPPOSES EXPANDING STATE POWER (1/19/2013)
VRE board votes against adding another state voting member
Bus will take VRE riders to Tysons (1/10/2013)
Now, VRE riders can ride bus to jobs in bustling Fairfax County 'edge city'
VRE says Brooke still has parking for riders (1/7/2013)
Though the Brooke and Leeland VRE lots were both recently expanded, Leeland is already full again. So VRE is suggesting that more riders go to Brooke, where space is still available.
Watchdog weighs in on state of local transit, road endeavors (12/31/2012)
Local resident, and fly in the ointment for transportation officials, Rupert Farley gives his take on the state of transportation
Fiscal cliff, housing comeback were hot topics (12/29/2012)
Local business stories mirrored efforts to revive economy
VRE recaps a busy 2012 (12/22/2012)
VRE recaps year with mixed results and sends proposed FY 2014 budget to commissions for approval
I-95 corridor is focus of transpo meeting (12/4/2012)
Area residents, elected officials bend ears of state transportation leaders
business briefs (11/28/2012)
VRE and I-495 lanes in the news this week (11/19/2012)
Roundup: VRE again is in the news-for good reasons and bad; express lanes open; and Route 3 widening project moves forward. Also this week a short Q&A on roundabouts
VRE welcomes state probe of operations (11/17/2012)
VRE supports employees in probe and says anonymous complaints have already been looked into. And it welcomes an audit, saying it is all about transparency.
Santa finds a gift at Spotsy hospital (11/15/2012)
Santa and Mrs. Claus were surprise visitors Tuesday to the nursery at Spotsylvania Regional.
Drowsy drivers put everyone at risk (11/12/2012)
Group wants you to know: stay awake behind the wheel
Man killed by VRE train identified. (11/10/2012)
Man killed by VRE train identified.
Brooke Road VRE lot expansion nears completion (11/9/2012)
Brooke Road VRE lot expansion nears completion
Police suspect suicides by train (11/9/2012)
VRE no-fatality streak ends after 20 years when two people in less than a month step in front of the commuter system's trains
Crossroads project submitted again (11/5/2012)
Developers revive mixed-use development near planned Virginia Railway Express station in Spotsylvania
VRE worries about loss of funding (10/20/2012)
VRE is worried about losing $9.6 million in federal funds it uses to pay track access fees.
Venerable LaVue looks healthy after 194 years (9/28/2012)
Historic LaVue, looking good at 194 years old, is on the market.
Former VRE manager pleads guilty to bribery (9/28/2012)
Former VRE employee pleads guilty to bribery charges
High-speed-rail funds in place for area project (9/22/2012)
New third-track project gets funding, is expected to help relieve rail congestion in Stafford and Northern Virginia. The project is part of bigger plans for a high-speed rail network along the East Coast.
'14 budget proposal for VRE advances (9/22/2012)
VRE advances peliminary budget
Most VRE riders like the service (9/21/2012)
VRE survey says: respondents like on-time performance, but they have an issue with the cost to ride
Leeland addition now open (9/19/2012)
Expanded VRE lot at Leeland Station opens Wednesday; in Caroline, commuters will soon have a dedicated park-and-ride option.
Texas official is new CEO of VRE (9/9/2012)
The Virginia Railway Express has a new CEO
Leeland Station VRE parking expansion wrapping up (9/8/2012)
Leeland Station VRE parking expansion wrapping up
In death, husband's full impact revealed (8/30/2012)
Widow of Michael Kosior has been amazed by the number of people her husband impacted during his 38 years on earth.
Call for VRE audit rejected (8/18/2012)
FBI investigating former VRE employee for potential fraud and Susan Stimpson, VRE board member and Stafford supervisor, asks for an independent audit of the commuter rail service
This close-in property has a countryside feel (8/10/2012)
Stafford property has a lot going for it.
VRE continues to set records for ridership (7/27/2012)
VRE sets all-time ridership record, for the second year in a row. Also, on-time performance stays high, and there are updates on VRE lot expansions
Spotsylvania says bond sales will help fund new VRE station and save money on loans for two other projects. (7/24/2012)
Spotsylvania says bond sales will help fund new VRE station and save money on loans for two other projects.
Students enjoy a good summer read (7/22/2012)
Conway Elementary School offers summer library hours
VRE service 20 and growing (7/21/2012)
VRE marks its 20-year anniversary
Contemporary in a lovely setting awaits (7/13/2012)
Contemporary in lovely setting along the Potomac on the market in Stafford County.
Spotsy's VRE bill coming due (6/22/2012)
Big VRE payout due for Spotsylvania. The county will soon start forking out $3.5 million in deferred VRE payments. That's OK, the county still has several million dollars saved up to pay that debt and to handle transportation projects
State's six-year road plan approved (6/21/2012)
The Commonwealth Transportation Board passed its $11.4-billion Six-Year Improvement Plan. Numerous big area projects are included in the plan.
VRE board picks an interim chief (6/20/2012)
VRE names interim head while search for replacement for retiring CEO Dale Zehner continues
VRE train station on track in Spotsy (6/16/2012)
Planning and construction moving ahead for a commuter rail station and third set of tracks in Spotsylvania
VRE site will have library kiosk (6/10/2012)
Library plans kiosk at Spotsylvania VRE station
VDOT HOT SPOTS (5/27/2012)
VDOT HOT SPOTS
Where you exit can decide what you pay (5/26/2012)
Why gas prices differ so much
VDOT HOT SPOTS (5/20/2012)
VDOT HOT SPOTS
VRE making plans to grow (5/19/2012)
VRE board talks about addition of rail cars, trains to accommodate expected rider increases