TLC will help design bike lanes in College Park and study how people get around Tysons

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The TPB approved eight projects to receive technical assistance through its Transportation/Land-Use Connections (TLC) program. Included among this year’s recipients are some familiar kinds of TLC projects as well as a few innovative ideas. The TPB created its TLC program in 2006 to provide technical assistance grants to local jurisdictions identifying ways to help make…

What will it take to meet the region’s long-term transportation goals?

If you had to choose 6-10 projects, programs, or policies to move the region closer to achieving its long-term transportation goals, what would go on the list? Eight-car trains for Metro? A new highway bridge across the Potomac River? More bike-lanes and pedestrian paths? The TPB’s recently reestablished Long-Range Plan Task Force is aiming to…

Will changing consumer preferences bring widespread delivery by drone?

The military uses them. So do aerial photographers and filmmakers. And this year they featured prominently in the Super Bowl halftime show. But will unmanned aircraft systems—more commonly known as drones—ever take over delivery of packages to our homes and businesses? The TPB’s Freight Subcommittee recently learned more about how consumer demands for greater choices,…