Here’s what happened at the June TPB meeting

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At its June meeting the TPB set targets for measuring the performance of the highway system for congestion and emissions. The board received briefings on the region’s travel trends and learned about the final set of performance targets for the region’s bridges and pavement conditions. Board members also discussed how the region should begin implementing…

Here’s what happened at the May 16 TPB meeting

At its May meeting, the TPB approved projects to receive technical assistance through the Transportation Land-Use Connections program. These projects further regional goals to help create more livable, walkable, bikeable, and transit accessible communities. The board also received briefings on the bike and pedestrian element of Visualize 2045, Performance Based Planning and Programming measures for…

A brief recap of the Feb. 21 TPB meeting

At its February 21 meeting, the TPB reviewed the process for setting performance targets for the region’s transportation system. It also received a briefing on the update to the cooperative forecast and the TPB’s budget and workplan for next year. MORE: Here’s how we use growth forecasts for transportation planning TPB actions at the February…

Recap: Here’s what happened at the Jan. 17 TPB meeting

The January TPB meeting introduced Charles Allen as chair. He led an action-packed meeting as the TPB approved the project submissions for the air quality analysis for the constrained element of Visualize 2045, approved grants to fund transportation services for people with disabilities, approved new highway safety targets for the region, and endorsed two bike…

A brief recap of the Nov. TPB meeting

At its November 15 meeting, the TPB received a long briefing on the results of a study of the initiatives recommended by its Long-Range Plan Task Force. The board also approved the region’s designated Critical Urban Freight Corridors. MORE: Get the full presentation of the Long-Range Plan Task Force study TPB actions at the November…

TPB accepts Long-Range Plan Task Force recommendations for further analysis

After a lengthy discussion at its July 19 meeting, the TPB accepted for further study the recommendations of its Long-Range Plan Task Force, a group set up in March to identify a limited set of large-scale transportation and land-use initiatives that could help make significantly greater progress toward achieving long-term regional transportation goals. Both the…

RECAP: Here’s what else happened at the July 19 TPB meeting

The TPB’s July meeting ran nearly a half-hour over schedule as board members discussed and ultimately voted to accept the recommendations of the TPB’s Long-Range Plan Task Force. The board also set Friday, September 22, as Car Free Day in the Washington region and heard from Virginia Railway Express (VRE) CEO Doug Allen about the…