Transportation Land-Use Connections projects will help create more livable communities

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At its May 16 meeting, the TPB approved nine projects to receive technical assistance through the Transportation/Land Use Connection (TLC) Program. Launched over a decade ago, the TLC program provides local jurisdictions with professional consultants to help work on creative and sustainable small-scale plans and projects. One by one, these projects help further TPB goals…

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The Transportation/Land-Use Connections (TLC) Program supports planning for vibrant and accessible communities. The TPB created the TLC program in 2006 to assist local jurisdictions in identifying ways to help make the region’s transportation system and the built environment support one another more effectively. The TLC program has provided technical assistance for more than 100 projects…

How TLC helped jumpstart a trail project in Prince George’s County

Prince George’s County wanted to build a new walking and biking trail in the busy Central Avenue corridor. The TPB’s Transportation/Land-Use Connections (TLC) Program helped jumpstart the project. For the last ten years, through its Transportation/Land-Use Connections (TLC) Program, the TPB has been helping local jurisdictions in the region plan vibrant communities and support biking,…

TLC PeerX: How local planners are filling gaps in the region’s bike network

Planners from across the region will soon gather to share innovative bicycle and pedestrian planning ideas and experiences learned through technical assistance projects funded by the TPB’s Transportation/Land Use Connections (TLC) program. The TLC program was created by the TPB in 2006 to help local jurisdictions integrate transportation and land-use planning. It also incorporates federal…

TLC sets the stage for new local projects

What do a redesigned New Hampshire Avenue with bike and bus lanes in Takoma Park, a spruced-up 19th Street NW with a raingarden and benches in the District of Columbia, and Reston’s new bikeshare system all have in common? These projects were all funded under the Transportation/Land-Use Connections Program, which was created by the Transportation…