ICYMI: Jan. 18 TPB Meeting

The TPB took a few formal actions at its January 18 meeting, including appointing new members to its Citizens Advisory Committee. It also discussed the next phase of work of its Long-Range Plan Task Force. The board deferred until February a final vote to endorse a map that will aid in assessing the impacts of…

#TPBatTRB in tweets!

This year, two dozen TPB engineers, analysts, and planners attended the 96th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. They took to social media to share pictures of the sessions they attended, interesting data they saw, and new ideas they learned about. MORE: TPB engineers, analysts, and planners will be at TRB this year—and sharing what they learn!…

Ride-hailing apps are changing how people get to the region’s airports

In 2015, fewer local air passengers used a private car, taxis, or Metrorail to get to the region’s three major airports. New ride-hailing options like Uber and Lyft are thought to be the main cause of these changes. Last month the TPB released the initial findings of its latest Regional Air Passenger Survey, conducted in…

Here’s what’s coming up at the Jan. 18 TPB meeting

The Transportation Planning Board is scheduled to meet at noon on Wednesday, January 18. The official agenda and all meeting materials will be posted on the Thursday before the meeting. Here’s a quick preview of what’s coming up: Endorsing Environmental Justice analysis areas map. Staff have developed a new approach to assess whether major regional transportation investments…

TPB News in 2016: A look back at our top stories

This post has been updated with 2016 TPB Chairman Tim Lovain’s favorite story of 2016. Scroll down to find it! As 2016 comes to a close, we’re looking back at the top TPB News stories of the year. Over the course of few weeks we highlighted our favorite articles and those that were most popular…