Here’s what you missed at the May TPB meeting

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At its May meeting the TPB approved 13 projects to receive technical assistance through the Transportation Land-use Connections (TLC) program. The board discussed a Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) amendment for the Nice Bridge replacement and decided to defer action until June. Also at the meeting, graduates of the Community Leadership Institute received certificates for their…

One big region, all connected

“We’re one big region and all connected.” That’s how one participant described the Community Leadership Institute (CLI). The TPB trained community leaders at CLI 16 across three consecutive Thursday nights. Community leaders from across the region gathered to learn about the transportation planning process and how they can become involved in the decision-making process within…

Here’s what happened at the April TPB meeting

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…

Here’s what happened at the March TPB meeting

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…

A brief recap of the February TPB meeting

The February TPB meeting was originally planned for Wednesday February 20 but was rescheduled for Friday February 22 due to weather. At its rescheduled meeting the TPB approved regional targets for transit vehicles and stations. The board also received an overview of the TPB’s annual budget and work program that it will need to approve…

Transportation planning, explained

We’ve talked about what the TPB is and what it does. But one question people ask is how projects develop. Transportation planning is everything that has to happen before the shovel hits the ground. The TPB exerts an influence Previously, we explained that one of the TPB’s roles is to provide a regional policy framework…

Here’s what happened at the January TPB meeting

At its January meeting, the TPB approved new highway safety targets for the region. The board was briefed on how the partial government shutdown has affected traffic in the region and how Visualize 2045 might impact low-income and minority populations. The board also appointed new members to the Citizens Advisory Committee. In his Director’s Report,…

Get to know the Transportation Planning Board

Maybe you already know a lot about the TPB or maybe you’re new to us. The beginning of a new year is a good time to reacquaint ourselves. Here’s a primer on who we are and what we do. There are three main roles the TPB plays: 1. It ensures that federal laws and regulations…