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From Vision to Reality

Since 2013, the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority has funded 79 multimodal transportation projects, valued at more than $990 million. Today, the Authority remains focused on relieving congestion and improving quality of life for Northern Virginians.


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?

  • The Authority celebrated its 15th Anniversary on November 9 with many current and previous Authority members in attendance. Read all about the night of reflection and celebration in our press release.
  • On October 12, 2017, the Authority adopted the TransAction Plan Update. With the adoption of TransAction, the Authority also approved the issuance of the Call for Regional Transportation Projects for the Authority’s inaugural Six Year Program. Learn more about these noteworthy action items in the Authority’s press release.
  • The Authority, in conjunction with Fairfax County, Loudoun County and VDOT celebrated recent road widenings and improvements made to the Route 28 corridor. Read more about the recent celebration.
  • NVTA Launches Interactive Map of NVTA Regional Fund Projects & TransAction Draft Plan Projects.
  • Route 28 Feasibility Study Funded by the NVTA.

Current Programs & Projects

FY2017 Program

The Authority adopted its FY2017 Program on July 14, 2016, funding 12 projects for a total funding package of $466 million. The FY2017 Program will be the last based on projects evaluated in TransAction 2040.

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!


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
March 21, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Technical Advisory Committee Meeting
NVTA Offices, Fairfax Virginia
March 22, 2018
9:00 am
Notice of Special Meeting--Governance and Personnel Committee Meeting
NVTA Offices, Fairfax Virginia
March 28, 2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Planning and Programming Committee Meeting
NVTA Offices, Fairfax Virginia

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