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From Vision to Reality

Focused on relieving congestion and improving quality of life for Northern Virginians, the Authority is advancing 122 regionally significant, multimodal projects, totaling more than $1.975 billion in transportation investments for Northern Virginia’s transportation network.

Hillsboro Groundbreaking

On July 1, the Authority’s Chairman and several Authority members joined the Town of Hillsboro to celebrate the Groundbreaking of the Route 9 Traffic Calming Project. This project is the first of our newly adopted Six Year Program to break ground!

THE AUTHORITY

The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority is a regional body that is focused on delivering real transportation solutions and value for Northern Virginia’s transportation dollars by bringing Northern Virginia jurisdictions and agencies together to prioritize projects and implement solutions.

What's New?

NVTA In the News

Authority Executive Director Monica Backmon was profiled in Potomac Local and was dubbed "Northern Virginia's Road Warrior." Read on here.

NVTA In the News

Authority Chairman Marty Nohe was profiled in INSIDE NOVA and discussed how NVTA has allowed him to carve out a spot to serve regionally. You can view the story here.

NVTA In the News

On September 26th, Local DVM interviewed Keith Jasper, Principal, Transportation Planning and Programming at NVTA, who discussed work to alleviate congestion in Fairfax County. You can view the story here.

NVTA In the News

On September 25th, the Washington Post published a letter to the editor written by NVTA's Executive Director, Monica Backmon, titled, "It's time to provide better options for bus riders." If you have a subscription to the Washington Post, you can view the letter on the newspaper's website here. or find it in the September 25th print edition. Excerpt: "The Sept. 19 Metro article “Business leaders call for better bus service” caught my attention. The article could not be timelier."

Ribbon Cutting

On August 15th, the NVTA joined the City of Falls Church for a Ribbon Cutting to celebrate the opening of the Van Buren Bridge. The new bridge provides pedestrians and bikers with a much safer option for getting to the nearby Metro station and W&OD trails.

 

Recent Completion of Improvements and Road Widenings

On August 6th, NVTA Chairman Marty Nohe joined the VDOT, Loudoun County, the MWAA, Members of the General Assembly and additional guests to celebrate the recent completion of improvements and road widenings along Route 606 and the Loudoun County Parkway. NVTA has invested more than $31 million in transportation improvements in this corridor.

Request For Proposals

We are requesting proposals from qualified firms to develop a cloud-based online Program Monitoring and Management System (PMMS). The PMMS will support the selection and oversight of NVTA-funded projects. Click here to learn more about the PMMS and view the RFP.

Groundbreaking

On July 1, the Authority’s Chairman and several Authority members joined the Town of Hillsboro for the Groundbreaking of the Route 9 Traffic Calming Project. This project is the first of our newly adopted Six Year Program to break ground!

On June 14, 2018, for the first time, the Authority adopted a Six Year Program!

Totaling more than $1.285 billion, the newly adopted FY2018-2023 Six Year Program includes 44 regionally significant, multimodal transportation projects. See the FY2018-2023 Six Year Program Project List. For more information on this milestone action, check out our press release.

Current Programs & Projects

FY2018-2023 Program

The Authority adopted its first six-year transportation program, the FY2018-2023 Program on June 14, 2018. The program funds 44 regionally significant, multimodal transportation projects totaling more than $1.285 billion.

30% Local Distribution Fund Projects

Each year, the Authority distributes 30% of its revenues to the member localities in which the taxes and fees are raised. So far, member localities have used their 30% revenues for projects like bus operation expenses, Capital Bikeshare and pedestrian improvements.

Regional Transportation Projects

Check out our interactive project information map for information about the projects NVTA funds throughout the region!

TransAction

The Authority is responsible for developing and updating the long range regional transportation plan for Northern Virginia, currently TransAction. This long range transportation plan is used to evaluate and prioritize the funding of transportation projects in Northern Virginia.

Events & Meetings

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Date/Time Event
October 29, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
VDOT- Richmond Hwy Corridor Improvements Meeting
October 30, 2018 - November 2, 2018
12:00 pm - 11:30 am
Governor's Transportation Conference
November 8, 2018
7:00 pm
Authority Meeting
NVTA Offices, Fairfax Virginia

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