Here’s what happened at the April TPB meeting

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At its April meeting the TPB proclaimed May 17 as Bike to Work Day in the Washington region. The board also received a briefing on road safety in the District of Columbia, learned about findings from the Air Passenger Survey, and received an update on the upcoming Community Leadership Institute (CLI). Action items There were…

The TPB seeks applications for Transportation Alternatives grants

Sidewalks, crosswalks, and trails are among the small projects eligible to receive funding through a federal grant program that is currently accepting applications for DC and will soon be open for applications from localities in Maryland and Virginia. The Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside (TA Set-Aside) Program provides federal funds for small-scale projects such as pedestrian and…

The TPB focuses on safety

Fatal crashes on our region’s roadways have increased each year since 2015, a disturbing turnaround from the dramatic decline in annual fatalities between 2005 and 2013. Several times each week local media publishes disturbing reports about fatal crashes on our roadways. It is no coincidence that roadway safety has been on the TPB’s agenda more…