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Rural Culture on the Edge 6am Monday Morning. Route 9 at Route 2872

Comments:  Hillsboro lies on Route 9, which is classified as a ‘scenic route’ and a rural road. Yet, carries average daily traffic of about 17,000 vehicles within Loudoun and over the Blue Ridge Mountain. This scene is repeated daily, of course, across many parts of the County. In western areas, it is creating major disruptions to the rural culture and generating a variety of proposals to build new roads in the absence of solutions that reduce long-distance job commutes and increase public transport options. The County already rates much of Route 9 an “F” (consistent stop-and-go)….what’s next?

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