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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Metro Platform Construction Project to Impact Local Stations

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Starting Saturday, May 25, the six Blue and Yellow line stations south of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport will be closed for full platform reconstruction and major station improvements. To expedite construction and minimize customer inconvenienc...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Free Rain Garden Workshop - Saturday, June 22

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Rain gardens, also known as bio-retention areas, are attractive landscape features that reduce runoff by allowing rain water to infiltrate into the ground. Mulch and plants intercept water running off streets, driveways, and rooftops, slowing flow and re-...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

NVRC Achieves Gold SolSmart Designation

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The Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) has received Gold designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar.

This designation recognizes NVRC for taking bold steps...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

NoVA Cyber Roadmap an Important Resource

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The comments below are from three different teachers at Prince William County Public Schools who have begun to utilize the information we have developed on the web site – www.novacyberroadmap.com as part of NVRC’s Community/Military/Fe...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Bike/Pedestrian Safety Instructors Graduate

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For the second consecutive year the Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) offered League of American Bicyclist licensed certified instructor training to 12 candidates. The training took place over the weekend of April 26-28. This training creates t...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Safe Walking Summit - June 4

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Northern Virginia faces an unacceptably high number of crashes that result in pedestrian injuries and deaths: 615 injured and 30 fatalities in 2018 and on track for similar crashes in 2019. NVRC is hosting a walking safety summit to teach walkability lead...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Protecting Our Waterways Starts at Home

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April showers bring May flowers! Those April showers also create stormwater runoff. If you plan to fertilize your lawn in the spring, chances are, that fertilizer will wash away or seep into the ground water and wind up mixing in with the stormwater runof...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: April 2, 2019

2020 Census Information

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The 2020 Census will commence one year from April 1, 2019. For detailed information about the Census please visit their web site. The Census is also hiring numerous positions. For details visit their job web site for information.

The 2020 Census will be th...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: September 17, 2018

New KnowRX Web Site Provides Information on Opioid Crisis

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Addiction to prescription pain medications, also known as opioids, is a public health emergency in Virginia and a crisis across the nation. Prescription opioid misuse is a significant cause of injury and death in Virginia, accounting for at least 55.5% of...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: November 6, 2017

NoVA Solar Map

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The NoVA solar map was created by the Northern Virginia Regional Commission to demonstrate to homeowners and business owners how much solar energy can be generated by the rooftop of their home and/or business. The map is the first of its kind in Northern ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Plant NoVA Natives

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Plant NoVA Natives is a joint marketing campaign of a grand coalition of non-profit, governmental and private groups, all working to reverse the decline of native plants and wildlife in Northern Virginia. Our strategy is to encourage residents as well as ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Share VA Roads

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NVRC is pleased to make available this program which offers safety procedures and traffic regulations for all users of Virginia’s roads and paths. Our "Share VA Roads" guide will help bicyclists, pedestrians, and motorists safely use V...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Solarize NoVA Spring Campaign Kicks Off April 16

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Spring Solarize NOVA campaign available in five different localities. Discounted pricing on solar panels, EV chargers April 16 to June 14.

Cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Town of Vienna, and Fairfax County, Virginia – The So...

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