Here’s what happened at the May 16 TPB meeting

At its May meeting, the TPB approved projects to receive technical assistance through the Transportation Land-Use Connections program. These projects further regional goals to help create more livable, walkable, bikeable, and transit accessible communities. The board also received briefings on the bike and pedestrian element of Visualize 2045, Performance Based Planning and Programming measures for…

It was a fun and rainy #BTWD2018

Despite the rainy morning, commuters all over the region chose to ride their bikes to work on Friday May 18, Bike to Work Day. Here are some tweets and pictures capturing the spirit of the day: We were pretty excited the day before. We’re getting ready for a wet #BTWD2018 are you ready? What’s a…

Bike and pedestrian projects in Virginia will further regional policies

At its April 18 meeting, the TPB approved eleven new projects in Northern Virginia to receive $5.4 million in funding under the federal Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside Program (TA Set-Aside). The TA Set-Aside program provides capital funding to projects other than traditional highway construction, including bicycle, pedestrian, recreational trail, and Safe Routes to School projects. To…

Play the TLC mapping game!

The Transportation/Land-Use Connections (TLC) Program supports planning for vibrant and accessible communities. The TPB created the TLC program in 2006 to assist local jurisdictions in identifying ways to help make the region’s transportation system and the built environment support one another more effectively. The TLC program has provided technical assistance for more than 100 projects…

A brief recap of the Feb. 21 TPB meeting

At its February 21 meeting, the TPB reviewed the process for setting performance targets for the region’s transportation system. It also received a briefing on the update to the cooperative forecast and the TPB’s budget and workplan for next year. MORE: Here’s how we use growth forecasts for transportation planning TPB actions at the February…

Recap: Here’s what happened at the Jan. 17 TPB meeting

The January TPB meeting introduced Charles Allen as chair. He led an action-packed meeting as the TPB approved the project submissions for the air quality analysis for the constrained element of Visualize 2045, approved grants to fund transportation services for people with disabilities, approved new highway safety targets for the region, and endorsed two bike…