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Autonomous car software firm to invest $3.8 million to expand R&D near Charlottesville

Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced that Perrone Robotics, a developer of autonomous car software, will invest $3.8 million to expand its research and development operation in Albemarle County to add to its test track and facilities.

Boeing to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences in Manassas to advance Autonomous Technology Capabilities

Boeing [NYSE: BA] plans to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, a world-class innovator, developer and manufacturer of advanced aerospace platforms under an agreement signed by the companies, according to a news release. Aurora, headquartered at Manassas Airport, specializes in autonomous systems technologies to enable advanced robotic aircraft for future aerospace applications and vehicles.

Paving of trail along PW Parkway to begin on Sept. 27 starting at Hoadly Road

Prince William Parkway trail work started Sept. 27 at Hoadly Road, and will be making its way north in sections to Liberia Avenue. The paving is scheduled for completion later this fall, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

Virginia launches I-66 Commuter Choice program

Virginia leaders celebrated the launch of the first group of multimodal improvement projects under a new I-66 Commuter Choice program. These projects will play an important role in moving more people and reducing congestion on I-66 Inside the Beltway, a news release from the Governor's Office said.

Catharpin man dies Sept. 17 when ATV overturns

On September 17 at 5:36PM, investigators from the Crash Investigation Unit responded to the 12800 block of Dominique Estates Ln in Catharpin (20143) to investigate a crash involving an ATV.

Have your say about traffic on US 29 & US 15 on Facebook & Twitter

Prince William County Department of Transportation (PWCDOT) is conducting a traffic study through Facebook and Twitter to review feasible options to improve traffic flow and safety on the U.S. 29-U.S. 15 corridor, which would minimize impacts to the Buckland Historic area and surrounding historic, cultural, scenic and environmental areas.

Parkway expansion makes it easier than ever to get around at Vint Hill

Vint Hill Parkway expansion creates a new pathway through the central area of Vint Hill to Kennedy Drive, connecting with Brookside Parkway.

15 traffic deaths in Va. last week; VSP stepping up weekend patrols to thwart unsafe driving

“State police will have all available troopers out on patrol for the extended holiday weekend, but we need every driver and passenger committed to also doing their part to make their travels as safe as possible,” said Colonel W. Steven Flaherty, Virginia State Police Superintendent.

Students, buses and the law

School Division staff work hard to ensure the safety of students on buses, but their safety also depends largely on the willingness of motorists to follow laws concerning school buses.

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