Maryland bike and ped funding, urban freight corridors, and Visualize 2045 coming up at the Sept. 20 TPB meeting

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The Transportation Planning Board is scheduled to meet at noon on Wednesday, September 20. 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: Funding recommendations for bicycle and pedestrian projects in Maryland. The TPB will consider six projects to recommend…

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…

RECAP: At its June meeting, the TPB endorsed COG’s Metro principles

At its June meeting, the Transportation Planning Board endorsed COG’s Statement of Principles on Metro expressing support for the system and for Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld’s “Keeping Metro Safe, Reliable, and Affordable” plan. Board members also received updates on planned public outreach activities for the TPB’s new Visualize 2045 long-range plan and on the…

Here’s what’s coming up at the Apr. 19 TPB meeting

The Transportation Planning Board is scheduled to meet at noon on Wednesday, April 19. 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: Approving funding recommendations for bicycle and pedestrian projects in Northern Virginia. The TPB will consider seven projects…

Transportation equity headlined an action-packed March TPB meeting

The TPB’s March 29 meeting was dominated by action items—nine in all. One was the board’s endorsement of a new approach to analyzing equity in the region’s long-range transportation plan. Others included formally establishing the TPB’s Long-Range Plan Task Force and approving a work plan and budget for FY 2018. The meeting was originally scheduled…

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…