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Focused on relieving congestion and improving quality of life for Northern Virginians, the Authority is advancing 106 regionally significant, multimodal projects, totaling nearly $2.5 billion in transportation investments for Northern Virginia’s transportation network.
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.
Authority Chair Phyllis Randall, Authority Vice Chair David Snyder, and NVTA Transportation Technology Committee Member, Cathy McGhee, weigh in on using technology to assess demand on Virginia's infrastructure post-COVID-19. Check out the full commentary piece, here.
Breaking Ground on Regionally Significant Rt. 28 Project in Manassas
On May 26, 2021, the City of Manassas, Northern Virginia Transportation Authority and VDOT co-hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to mark a Route 28 Widening Project that will reduce traffic congestion, increase safety, and include a bike/pedestrian shared use path. The project is truly regional in nature, aimed at reducing congestion on a high-volume corridor running through the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park, and the Counties of Prince William, Fairfax and Loudoun. Learn more.
Authority Adopts Strategies and Action Plan to Proactively Plan for Innovation in Transportation
On May 13, 2021, the Authority adopted the inaugural NVTA Transportation Technology Strategic Plan’s Action Plan and Eight Strategies within, that focus on mobility, accessibility, and resilience, while embracing the core values of safety, equity and sustainability. Learn more! http://ow.ly/jODt50ESqF8
Video: Project-in-Review: Route 9 Traffic Calming
Our friends in the Town of Hillsboro, located in Loudoun County, produced a beautiful tribute to the partnership between NVTA, Loudoun County, and the Town of Hillsboro, which have seen the Route 9 Traffic Calming project vision through to reality. Check out the video to get the latest update.
Town of Hillsboro Mayor Proclaims June 18th NVTA Day!
During the February 11, 2021 Authority Meeting, Hillsboro Mayor, Roger Vance, proclaimed June 18th NVTA Day in the Town, to show the Authority gratitude for helping make the Rt. 9 Traffic Calming project a reality! A Route 9 grand opening event will be hosted on NVTA Day this summer. Thank you, Town of Hillsboro...We're honored and can't wait to celebrate with you!
Economic Impact Study Unveiled
During the April 8, 2021 Authority Meeting, a new 2021 Economic Impact Study: NVTA Capital Investment was unveiled. The Study analyzes the economic impacts of $3.3 Billion in regional and local funding through the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority. Learn more!
6th Annual NoVA Transportation Roundtable Went Virtual
The popular Annual Northern Virginia Transportation Roundtable filled up quickly once again; however, due to high demand, a live-stream was offered on NVTA’s YouTube Channel. The recording of the March 10, 2021 event, highlights/key takeaways, live-polling results and presentation slides, are now available. Learn more.
Did You Know?
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**UPDATE** NVTA Staff Telework Continues Until Further Notice
In order to take COVID-19 precautions, and given Governor Northam's Stay at Home Order outlined in Executive Order Fifty-Five, NVTA staff telework will continue until further notice. Should you need to reach NVTA staff, please contact team members via email or on their mobile phones. Contact information can be found here.
Remember to check out our Events Calendar below for updates on all upcoming virtual meetings!
Did You Know?
The Authority is currently funding five Bus Rapid Transit projects in Northern Virginia ... Envision Route 7, Richmond Highway BRT, the West End Transitway, Duke Street Transitway and the Pentagon City Transitway Extension projects. Read more about these projects, 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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