The TPB proclaims May 18 Bike to Work Day! Here’s a recap of the April 18 TPB meeting

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At its April 18 meeting, the TPB proclaimed May 18 as Bike to Work Day for the Washington region. Registration is now open at biketoworkmetrodc.org. The board also approved 11 bicycle and pedestrian projects in Northern Virginia for $5.4 million in funding through the Transportation Alternatives Set-aside. The meeting included briefings on results from last…

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…

Drivers, transit riders, and people who walk and bike said reliability influences their travel choices the most

Reliability is the main factor that influences how people in the region make their transportation choices. About the Visualize 2045 public opinion survey Last summer, the TPB conducted a public input survey to gather general attitudes and opinions about transportation in the region. The survey’s purpose was to better understand what factors influence people’s travel…