Thursday, 17 January 2019

New Traffic Pattern at the Pentagon South Parking Starting January 22nd 2019

On or about Tuesday, January 22, 2019, the day after the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and subject to weather events, the Eads Street traffic pattern will return to one lane on both sides of Eads Street, inbound and outbound, while construction continues.  If inclement weather is encountered this weekend, the traffic pattern change will occur the following Monday, January 28, 2019.

The current traffic restrictions and detours during the AM Peak between 6:00am to 9:00am, the off-peak period from 9:00am to 3:00pm, and the PM Peak from 3:00pm to 8:00pm will continue to be in effect.  Please see attached diagrams for complete details.

The temporary relocation of Route 610 Stafford and Mine Road slug stations will remain at the Kiss and Ride area on N. Rotary Road during the Eads Street construction.  Please pay close attention to traffic control direction, signage and traffic signals as they will change to align with the new traffic patterns. Download flyers for Morning and Afternoon traffic patterns. Visit for more information.

Sunday, 6 January 2019

2019 commuter benefits monthly limit increased from $260 to $265

For tax year 2019, the monthly limitation for the qualified transportation fringe benefit is $265, as is the monthly limitation for qualified parking, up from $260 for tax year 2018.

Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits includes transit passes and vanpooling expenses. Qualified parking is parking employers provide to its employees on or near your business premises. It includes parking on or near the location from which your employees commute to work using mass transit, commuter highway vehicles, or carpools. It doesn't include parking at or near your employee's home.