A brief recap of the Nov. TPB meeting

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At its November 15 meeting, the TPB received a long briefing on the results of a study of the initiatives recommended by its Long-Range Plan Task Force. The board also approved the region’s designated Critical Urban Freight Corridors. MORE: Get the full presentation of the Long-Range Plan Task Force study TPB actions at the November…

Here’s what’s next for the TPB’s Long-Range Plan Task Force

At its October 18 meeting, the Long-Range Plan Task Force discussed the process it will use to select initiatives from the ten being studied to recommend for the TPB’s endorsement. As a reminder, the task force created a long list of projects, programs, and policies, then narrowed it down to 10 to recommend to the…

A few takeaways from the AMPO annual conference

Several TPB staff—including the TPB News team attended the Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations’ (AMPO) Annual Conference. We loved meeting other MPO staff from all over the country to swap ideas and be inspired. Here are a few things we took away from the conference. We got to share our work and learn from others…

RECAP: Here’s what happened at the Oct. 18 TPB meeting

At its October 18 meeting, the TPB approved an amendment to the region’s Constrained Long-Range Transportation Plan (CLRP), kicked off the solicitation of inputs for the new Visualize 2045 long-range plan, and approved five projects in the District of Columbia to receive federal Transportation Alternatives funding. Before approving the CLRP amendment, several board members expressed…

We’re heading to Savannah for the AMPO Annual Conference!

Several TPB staff members, including the TPB News team, will head to Savannah, Georgia, October 17-20 for the Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations’ (AMPO) Annual Conference. The four-day gathering will be an opportunity to meet and learn from staff of other MPOs around the country as well as to share highlights from the TPB’s work…

Visualize 2045 outreach: Here’s what we did over the summer

Over the summer, the TPB carried out a public input survey to gather general attitudes and opinions about transportation in the region. More than 6,000 people provided input! Their responses will help inform discussions among decision makers and planners about the planning and funding decisions we should be making to improve the region’s transportation future. We…

RECAP: Here’s what happened at the September 20 TPB meeting

The TPB’s first meeting back after its annual August break was unusually short—but it did not lack substance. The board approved six bicycle and pedestrian projects in Maryland to receive federal Transportation Alternatives funding and the board received several updates on the development of Visualize 2045, the four-year update of the region’s long-range transportation plan….