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Introducing NoVA Gateway
This dashboard allows you to search for
NVTA-funded multimodal transportation
project updates by project name, location,
transportation mode, and more!

Let Your Voice Be Heard!

 

Provide comment on the FY2022-2027
Six Year Program.
Public Comment: April 15 – May 22, 2022

The next TransAction Update is officially underway!

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.

From Vision to Reality

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 AUTHORITY

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.

What's New?

Officials Break Ground on Arlington Transit (ART) Operations and Maintenance Facility

Transportation leaders officially broke ground on the ART Operations and Maintenance Facility. NVTA has invested $39M on this Arlington-based project with regional impacts. Watch a highlight video and check out the full news release.

Officials Break Ground on Transitway Extension to Pentagon City

NVTA joined Arlington County to officially break ground on the Pentagon City Multimodal Connections and Transitway Extension project, on which NVTA has invested nearly $29 million, with more than $227 million total invested in transportation projects located in National Landing. Click here to read more.

You Let Your Voice Be Heard! Learn What's Next.

Another Six Year Program Update Public Comment Period has come to an end, and we couldn't have done it without you! We asked you to provide feedback on 26 multimodal transportation projects, covering everything from transit, to roadways, to bike/pedestrian pathways, to transportation technologies, and you responded! We received more than 1,500 individual project comments from people residing across the region. Learn about next steps in this video.

Officials Break Ground on New Interchange at Rt. 234 and Brentsville Road (Prince William Co.)

With funding from the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, and in partnership with Prince William County, a new interchange will include bridges, ramps and pedestrian/bicycling facilities to make traffic flow better for everyone. A groundbreaking ceremony was held on March 28, 2022 to mark the kick-off of construction. Click here to read more.

TransAction Survey Reveals Northern Virginians' Transportation Perceptions

The latest TransAction Perception Survey, which tracks changes in transportation attitudes and priorities, is now available! Check out the findings, here!

Video: About NVTA

Planning, Programming, Funding and Public Input Explained in 3 Minutes

NVTA Joins Coalition Opposing the Proposed Gas Tax Suspension

On April 1, 2022, a joint statement was sent to Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin and all members of the Virginia General Assembly regarding the proposed suspension of the gas tax and 2% indexing tax. The proposed gas tax reduction would harm the Authority and its member localities in two ways. Read 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.

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.

 

Did You Know?

You can view a compilation of our newsletters all in one place. Visit our website's News & Media Center to check out previous editions of NVTA Update and Driven by InNoVation! 

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

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 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].

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.

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