Focused on relieving congestion and improving quality of life for Northern Virginians, the Authority is advancing 94 regionally significant, multimodal projects, totaling more than $1.975 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.
Latest Video as Part of the Six Year Program Update Video Series
Check out the Six Year Program Update Public Comment Period Recap and next steps in the update process. You can visit the FY2020-2025 Six Year Program webpage for all the latest updates!
In the News
WDVM-TV reports on how the NVTA has been able to preserve all project funding through 2023. (Watch the story here: "COVID-19 isn't stopping Northern Va's traffic decongestion projects")
Did you Hear?
On Thursday, May 14, 2020, both the Six Year Program Update Public Hearing and regularly scheduled Authority Business Meeting, were broadcast on Facebook Live for the first time. Videos for both the Public Hearing and Authority Meeting can be found on the FY2020-2025 Six Year Program Page under Public Engagement, and on the Authority Meeting web page. Public comment is still being accepted through 11:59 p.m. on May 24, 2020.
Finance Committee Facebook Live Virtual Meeting Available
In order to take COVID-19 precautions, for the first time, our Finance Committee Meeting was held electronically via Facebook Live, on May 8, 2020. The archived video of the meeting can be found here.
**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.
NVTA Seeks Public Comment on 41 Candidate Projects for FY2020-2025 Six Year Program
**Residents Urged to Submit Comments Electronically or via Postal Service**
The NVTA has released for public comment, 41 candidate projects and related information for its FY2020-2025 Six Year Program. From March 13, 2020 through 11:59 p.m. May 24, 2020, the Authority invites the public to learn more about and comment on the candidate projects under consideration for funding. The projects being evaluated cover multiple modes of transportation, including roadways, transit and pedestrian/bicycle facilities. Additionally, a Public Hearing on candidate projects will be held on May 14, 2020 at NVTA’s offices. The Public Hearing will commence immediately following a 7:00 p.m. presentation on the Six Year Program Process. However, due to the COVID-19 situation and Governor Northam’s Stay at Home Order outlined in Executive Order Fifty-Five, it is strongly encouraged Northern Virginians provide comments electronically or via postal service. More details here.
Change of Plans
Due to the COVID-19 situation, we are taking an abundance of caution and cancelling this year’s Six Year Program Update Open House, keeping your safety top of mind. Instead, all materials that were to be on display at the previously scheduled Open House, in addition to detailed Frequently Asked Questions, are accessible for your review. Check it out and please provide any public comment by 11:59 p.m. on May 24, 2020! Visit our FY2020-2025 Six Year Program page, here.
Highlights from the NoVA Transportation Roundtable, March 11, 2020
Highlights are available from the Fifth Annual Northern Virginia Transportation Roundtable, hosted by NVTA and in partnership with ITS Virginia. The theme of this year's sold-out event was, "A 2020 Vision & A Look Beyond." Our 11 featured speakers took the theme to heart when sharing their expert insights, through a series of three plenary sessions. Additional details, live-polling results and video highlights can be found here.
Did You Know?
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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.
Events & Meetings
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May 18, 2020 - June 1, 2020
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
|Prince William County's Route 234/Brentsville Road Interchange Public Comment Opportunity|
June 1, 2020
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Planning and Programming Committee Meeting|
June 11, 2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
NVTA Offices, Fairfax Virginia
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