Getting from 80 to 10: An update on the Long-Range Plan Task Force’s “winnowing”

Earlier this year, the TPB charged its newly reestablished Long-Range Plan Task Force with identifying a limited set of regionally significant projects, programs, and policies above and beyond those already in the region’s Constrained Long-Range Transportation Plan that could help make significantly greater progress toward achieving regional transportation goals. At that time, the board called…

RECAP: Here’s what happened at the May 17 TPB meeting

The main highlight of the Transportation Planning Board’s May 17 meeting was approval of eight local projects to receive technical assistance under the TPB’s Transportation/Land-Use Connections (TLC) program. The board also advanced Maryland’s I-270 Innovative Congestion Management project toward inclusion in the region’s Constrained Long-Range Transportation Plan (CLRP) and heard from a COG technical panel…

Welcome to the City of Laurel as the TPB’s newest member

The TPB gained a new member jurisdiction in May as the City of Laurel, in Prince George’s County, Maryland, officially joined both the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) and the TPB.  Laurel was already technically part of the TPB’s planning area as part of Prince George’s County but now has its own vote on the board as…

#BTWD2017 in pictures and tweets!

Bike to Work Day 2017 broke records with 18,700+ registered participants riding to work and enjoying pit-stop goodies and great fun across the region. Here’s a look back through some of our favorite pictures and tweets. The morning kicked off with convoys and trail rides.  Commuter Connections Director Nick Ramfos rode in a convoy from Frederick,…

A look back at your photos from Bike to Work Day 2016

It’s May and as we gear up for Bike to Work Day 2017, we thought we would take a moment to share some of the great photos from last year. If you’re a photographer and take  photos of pit-stops and events for Bike to Work Day, be sure to add them to our Flickr pool!…