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Airport Ground Crew are Vulnerable on the Air Operations Area (AOA)

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Airline ground crew and airport personnel are vulnerable on the air operations area (“AOA”) because of the numerous vehicles that are maneuvering — sometimes in very tight spaces. In addition, most of these workers are wearing ear protection which limits their ability to hear danger coming from behind.  With jet engines running, it is sometimes

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Red Light, Green Light is no Game on the Airport Operations Area

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At most international airports, including the three major airports in the Washington DC Metro area — Baltimore Washington International Airport (“BWI”), Dulles International Airport (“IAD”), and Reagan National Airport (“WAS”) —  there is a ticketing and points system for drivers on the “airport operations area” (AOA) just like on the roads and interstate highways. However,

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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) – Falling down on the job?

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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA), the overseeing authority for Reagan National and Dulles International Airports, the Dulles Toll Road, and the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project extending the Metro’s silver line to Dulles airport and into Loudoun County, has come under fire from the Department of Transportation (DOT) in a report issued last November. In a

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Outside the Office – Protecting What’s Inside the Head

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Just as airport workers would not think of going out on the busy Airport Operations Area (“AOA”) without their colorful vests and ear protection, so too should all cyclists and skateboarders wear their head protection. To that end, Doug Landau of the Herndon law firm ABRAMS LANDAU set a goal of giving out 365 helmets

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