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…

Once-in-a-decade Regional Travel Survey kicks off

By this time next year, approximately 15,000 randomly selected households across the National Capital Region and neighboring jurisdictions will have participated in the TPB’s once-in-a-decade Regional Travel Survey, helping to paint a detailed picture of the daily travel patterns of people who call this region home. The survey, which kicked off October 3, asks households…

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….

Newly funded bicycle and pedestrian projects in Maryland will make it easier for kids to walk to school

At its September 20 meeting, the TPB approved six new projects in Maryland to receive $1.7 million in funding under the federal Transportation Alternatives program. Also known as Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside, this program provides federal capital funding to projects other than traditional highway construction, including bicycle, pedestrian, recreational trail, and Safe Routes to School projects….