Long Bridge Expansion

The Long Bridge is a two-track railroad bridge crossing the Potomac River between Arlington County, VA and Washington, D.C. A new two-track rail bridge, a fourth track addition in Alexandria and station improvements to L’Enfant, Crystal City, and Alexandria are being examined (the Long Bridge projects). These improvements would allow an increase of the total number of daily trains crossing the Long Bridge by 80 trains compared to a no-build scenario. The addition of 80 daily trains crossing the Long Bridge will benefit the national economy and the economies of Virginia, Maryland and the District.

Third Annual Economic Forum

On Dec. 10, 2019, the Stephen S. Fuller Institute hosted its third annual Economic Forum in the Founders Hall Auditorium at the Schar School of Policy and Government. Materials from the event are available below. The Transformation of the Washington Region’s Economy Presentation by Dr. Fuller View Presentation› The Washington Region’s Economy in 2019 &

Planning for the Washington Region’s Future: Housing

3rd Annual Economic Forum Remarks by Maura Brophy, Director of Transportation and Infrastructure, Federal City CouncilDownload remarks as a PDF>> First, I want to talk about why it’s important to talk about transportation and housing together. With respect to housing, it’s hard to point to any asset that plays a more vital role in nearly every aspect

Planning for the Washington Region’s Future: Transportation

3rd Annual Economic Forum Remarks by Jason Stanford, Executive Director, Northern Virginia Transportation AllianceDownload remarks as a PDF>> For more than 30 years, the Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance has been the leader in advancing regional transportation solutions. However, many of the transportation projects and priorities that the Alliance has advocated for over the years have been in

Planning for the Washington Region’s Future: Regionalism

3rd Annual Economic Forum Remarks by Bob Buchanan, Principal, Buchanan Partners, LLC; President, The 2030 GroupDownload remarks as a PDF>> As we transition from one decade to another and discuss where our region is now and where we’d like it to be in 10 years, I want to take this opportunity to give the perspective from one