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! Your input is critical to helping us understand transportation needs and priorities. We seek your feedback to guide the development of TransAction and identify potential transportation projects that can keep NoVA moving.
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 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 Hosting Annual Organizational Meeting: Public is Invited to Provide Comment
The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority invites the public to provide the Authority feedback on what regional transportation focus areas you'd like to see in 2022 and how to best tackle traffic congestion in the region, through a multimodal approach. Pre-registration is required to provide live comment before the Authority during the Annual Organizational Meeting on Thursday, January 13, 2022, beginning at 7 p.m. and lasting until the last public comment is provided. Opportunities for public comment are provided through in-person, written submission, and voicemail recording options. Learn more.
Annual Northern Virginia Joint Transportation Meeting
Learn about transportation agency projects, programs and the regional collaboration it takes to keep NoVA moving. The Northern Virginia Joint Transportation Meeting will be held on Dec. 15, 2021.
Join the Commonwealth of Virginia, Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, Northern Virginia Transportation Commission and Virginia Railway Express for a virtual public meeting.
NVTA will present on the new NoVA Gateway transportation project dashboard, the Six Year Program Update, TransAction, transportation tech strategic planning, and more!
The public has an opportunity to provide comment too. Learn more.
On November 5th, the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority and Loudoun County hosted a ceremonial breaking of ground for the Northstar Boulevard (from Route 50 to Tall Cedars Parkway) project, which will take a multimodal approach to tackling traffic congestion and keep the region moving. Learn more.
Authority Reappoints Chair and Vice Chair and Appoints New Town Representative
During the first Northern Virginia Transportation Authority business meeting of the year on Thursday, January 13, Authority Members reappointed Phyllis J. Randall, Chair, Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, to serve her third term as Authority Chair, and David Snyder, Council Member, City of Falls Church, and longest-serving member on the Authority, to serve his second consecutive term as Vice Chair, for calendar year 2022. Additionally, Derrick Wood, Mayor, Town of Dumfries, who previously served on the Authority in 2019 and 2020, was renamed as Town Representative on the Authority. Learn more.
$1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Passed by Congress
On Friday, November, 5th, Congress passed the $1 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act legislation, a comprehensive infrastructure package that addresses everything from the maintenance of our nation's roads, bridges, rail systems, and other critical infrastructure needs. So, what does this mean for Virginia?
Let us break it down for you.
On October 7th, the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, City of Falls Church, and the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority (NOVA Parks), co-hosted a ribbon-cutting event celebrating the completion of the W&OD Dual Trails Enhancement Project in the City of Falls Church. The NVTA awarded NOVA Parks more than $3.24M in Regional Revenues to fund the W&OD Trail Enhancements Project. 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.
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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