Skip to content
Select Page

From Vision to Reality

Focused on relieving congestion and improving quality of life for Northern Virginians, the Authority is advancing 122 regionally significant, multimodal projects, totaling more than $1.975 billion in transportation investments for Northern Virginia’s transportation network.

Hillsboro Groundbreaking

On July 1, the Authority’s Chairman and several Authority members joined the Town of Hillsboro to celebrate the Groundbreaking of the Route 9 Traffic Calming Project. This project is the first of our newly adopted Six Year Program to break ground!


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.

What's New?


Due to inclement weather conditions, the NVTA offices are closed Jan. 14th. However, staff is teleworking should you need assistance. Please feel free to contact staff members directly, or email Thank you!


NVTA Chair Reappointed to Position for Eleventh Consecutive Year

During NVTA's monthly business meeting held on Dec. 13th, Authority members unanimously voted to reappoint Hon. Martin E. Nohe as Authority Chairman for an unprecedented eleventh consecutive year. Additionally, Hon. Phyllis Randall was reappointed Vice Chair for the third year in a row. View the release here.

NVTA In the News

NVTA Executive Director, Monica Backmon, discusses preparation for more commuters in NoVa with new Amazon headquarters coming to the region. Watch here.


Map Updates

Check out NVTA’s updated interactive Regional Transportation Projects Map, which has recently been updated to display all 95 projects funded with 70% regional funds in all four of the Authority’s funding programs to date. You can view it here.



Ribbon Cutting

On December 5, VDOT, Loudoun County, NOVA Parks and NVTA celebrated at a ribbon cutting ceremony the completion of the reconstruction and widening of Belmont Ridge Road between Gloucester Parkway to Hay Road, tying into the Route 7/Belmont Ridge Road Interchange project. The result is relieving congestion for both commuters and school-related traffic and improving operation and safety in the corridor for motorists, pedestrians and cyclists alike.

NVTA In the News

In a Letter to the Editor to the Washington Post, NVTA Executive Director, Monica Backmon, discusses addressing the unique needs of NoVa's interlocked infrastructures and Amazon's impacts on transportation. You can read the full letter here.

NVTA In the News

WTOP  discussed how the Potomac Yard Metro entrance is to be restored as part of the Amazon deal. NVTA's Executive Director Monica Backmon discussed funding transportation projects in the region. Check out the full story here.

NVTA In the News

NPR's "All Things Considered" discussed how Amazon's new headquarters could impact NoVa and NY communities. Authority member Katie Cristol, Chair, Arlington County, joined the program to talk about transportation. Listen here.


NVTA In the News

NVTA Executive Director, Monica Backmon, discusses Amazon's HQ2 impacts on transportation with WDVM-TV. Watch here.



NVTA In the News

Authority Executive Director Monica Backmon was profiled in Potomac Local and was dubbed "Northern Virginia's Road Warrior." Read on here.

Did You Know?

It is the one-year anniversary of the Authority's adoption of TransAction, the long range, multimodal transportation plan for NoVa! Check out the TransAction Technical Report providing deeper insights into the analytical work on which the Plan is based.

Did You Know?

The Authority adopted its inaugural SYP on June 14, 2018. The newly published FY2018-2023 SYP Report is truly transparent, as it outlines step-by-step, the methodology and process that led to the adoption of the first-of-its-kind program at NVTA. View the SYP Report here


NVTA In the News

Authority Chairman Marty Nohe was profiled in INSIDE NOVA and discussed how NVTA has allowed him to carve out a spot to serve regionally. You can view the story here.

Request For Proposals

We are requesting proposals from qualified firms to develop a cloud-based online Program Monitoring and Management System (PMMS). The PMMS will support the selection and oversight of NVTA-funded projects. Click here to learn more about the PMMS and view the RFP.

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].


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

<< Jan 2019 >>
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31 1 2 3

Select a highlighted date for more information

Date/Time Event
January 30, 2019
8:30 am
Transportation Technology Committee
NVTA Offices, Fairfax Virginia
February 6, 2019
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
ACEC/MW Virginia Transportation Priorities Luncheon
February 14, 2019
5:30 pm
Governance and Personnel Committee Meeting
NVTA Offices, Fairfax Virginia

Newsletter Sign Up

Please enter you information below and click sign up to register to receive the NVTA newsletter.