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Authority and Annual Organizational Meeting: Public is Invited to Provide Comment
January 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
**Annual Organizational Meeting begins 7 p.m. ET, prior to the Authority’s regularly scheduled business meeting**
As safety, equity and sustainability regarding the region’s infrastructure needs in Northern Virginia and beyond continue to rapidly evolve, the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (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. All Northern Virginia residents registered to speak will be given 3 minutes to provide comment. Opportunities for public comment are provided through in-person, written submission, and voice recording options.
Pre-register to provide in-person, live public comment by filling out this online form. Pre-registration submissions will be accepted through Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 5 p.m. ET. A mask is required in the building’s common areas, including the conference room where the meeting will take place.
Can’t make the meeting? There are a variety of other ways you can provide comment, including:
- Written Submission via Online Form: https://forms.gle/dfmkxwcd1idafKXR8
- Voicemail: 571-354-0065 (please keep your comment to 3 minutes)
- Postal Mail: Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, Attn: Erica Hawksworth, 3040 Williams Drive, Suite 200, Fairfax, VA 22031
Comments via the aforementioned submission form, postal mail, and voicemail will also be accepted through January 11, 2022 at 5 p.m. ET. Please note, we will accept one public comment submission total per person via one of the provided options. All comments received by the submission deadline will be read or played aloud for the Members of the Authority during the Organizational Meeting.
The Authority’s regularly-scheduled monthly business meeting will immediately follow the Organizational Meeting, and both will be live-streamed to NVTA’s YouTube Channel.
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The NVTA was created by the General Assembly on July 1, 2002, to offer a common voice for Northern Virginia on transportation issues confronting the region. The Authority is made up of nine jurisdictions including: the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William; as well as the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park. The Authority is responsible for updating Northern Virginia’s long-range transportation plan, TransAction, and since 2014 manages approximately $365 million annually in public funds for transportation projects designed to provide congestion relief throughout Northern Virginia. For more information visit www.thenovaauthority.org.