Introducing NoVA Gateway –
This dashboard allows you to search for
NVTA-funded multimodal transportation
project updates by project name, location,
transportation mode, and more!
TransAction is the long-range multimodal transportation plan for Northern Virginia. If you walk, bike, drive or ride in this region, we want to hear from you! Now is the time to provide feedback on the region’s transportation future, including a proposed regional Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) network, a range of technologies including progress towards electrification, and programs to encourage alternative modes of transportation, to name a few.
Focused on relieving congestion and improving quality of life for Northern Virginians, the Authority is advancing 122 regionally significant, multimodal projects, totaling nearly $3.12 billion in transportation investments for Northern Virginia’s transportation network.
The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority is a regional body that is focused on delivering transportation solutions and value for Northern Virginia’s transportation dollars by bringing NoVA jurisdictions and agencies together to plan and program regional multimodal transportation projects focused on relieving congestion.
NVTA Adopts Northern Virginia's Updated Long-Range Transportation Plan
On the evening of December 8th, the NVTA adopted the updated long-range transportation plan for Northern Virginia, TransAction. This update occurs every five years, addressing regional transportation needs through 2045. TransAction is used to evaluate potential region-wide impacts of numerous projects, including transit, bike and pedestrian, roadway, transportation technologies, and more. With the TransAction Update adoption, the NVTA continues to build momentum to keep a uniquely connected region moving. Click here to read the full release.
Thank You For Your Feedback: NVTA Annual Organizational Meeting
The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority invited you to provide Authority members with feedback on what regional transportation focus areas you’d like to see in 2023 and how to best tackle traffic congestion in the region, through a multimodal approach. NVTA’s Annual Organizational Meeting was held on January 12, 2023. You can view all live public comments, here.
Economic Impact Study Results Unveiled
The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority joins forces with Chmura Economics & Analytics to report on the economic impacts of regional and local funding through the NVTA. The Economic Impact Study highlights how Northern Virginia taxpayer dollars are hard at work, as well as the regional benefits. Check out the latest Economic Impact Study, here. An at-a-glance infographic can be viewed, here.
Silver Line Grand Opening - Innovation Station Ribbon Cutting
On November 15, NVTA celebrated the grand opening of the Innovation Station with regional transportation leaders as part of the Silver Line Phase II Extension. NVTA invested $69M in regional revenues and more than $862K in local distribution funds toward this project.
On November 3, NVTA joined the Town of Herndon to cut the ribbon on the Herndon Metrorail Intermodal Access Improvements Project to bring a safe transit drop-off point ahead of the Silver Line Phase II opening. The NVTA is investing in projects like this one to take single occupancy vehicles off roadways by providing NoVA more transportation options. Learn more.
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NVTA Staff Telework Continues Until Further Notice
In order to continue taking COVID-19 precautions, NVTA staff telework will continue until further notice, with office staffing Wednesdays and Thursdays. Should you need to reach NVTA staff, please contact team members here.
Current Programs & Projects
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 details on the transportation projects NVTA funds throughout the region! The map displays all projects funded with 70% regional funds in all four of the Authority’s funding programs to date [FY2014, FY2015-16, FY2017 and FY2018-2023 Six Year Program].
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.
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