Here’s what happened at the March TPB meeting

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At its March meeting the TPB approved its budget and work program for the year. The board also received the first quarterly briefing on road safety in the region. And got an update on discussions about bringing housing and jobs closer together, one of the Visualize 2045 aspirational initiatives that was taken up by the…

Meet the TPB’s 2019 Citizens Advisory Committee

The TPB’s 2019 Citizens Advisory Committee met for its second meeting on March 14. The TPB appointed the new committee in January. Here’s a little bit about the committee and what they’re planning for the year. The CAC’s two main charges are to promote public involvement in transportation planning for the region and to provide…

Did you know the TPB collects bike data?

TPB staff regularly collect transportation-related datasets from our member jurisdictions and other regional partners for inclusion in our Regional Transportation Data Clearinghouse. The automated bicycle and pedestrian counters are one such dataset staff update on an annual basis. The automated counter program, administered by Arlington County, provides continuous count data at dozens of permanent installations…

Learn all about regional transportation planning at the TPB’s Community Leadership Institute

The TPB is seeking community leaders from across the Washington area to participate in the sixteenth Community Leadership Institute. The Community Leadership Institute, or CLI, is a free program designed by TPB staff to engage participants (community leaders) in discussions about transportation planning in the Washington region. Through role-playing and mapping activities, CLI participants learn…

Who’s using our region’s airports and how are they getting there?

In 2017, fewer people traveled out of the Washington-Baltimore region’s airports for vacation, compared to 2015. And, more people are getting to the region’s airports using ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft when compared to 2015. Last June the TPB released an initial set of findings from its most recent Washington-Baltimore Regional Air Passenger Survey…