FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Erica Hawksworth
The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) is seeking public input on its list of 41 candidate transportation projects submitted by 13 jurisdictions and agencies for NVTA regional funding consideration, as part of its FY2020-2025 Six Year Program. The projects being evaluated cover multiple modes of transportation, including roadways, transit and pedestrian/bicycle pathways.
The public is invited to learn more about and comment on NVTA’s candidate projects during the public comment period, occurring now through 11:59 p.m. May 24, 2020. The project list, individual project description forms, maps and detailed analyses are available at: https://thenovaauthority.org/fy2024-2025-six-year-program-update/.
Public input is an important part of the Six Year Program process. We welcome your feedback and will review all comments provided through the comment form at www.thenovaauthority.org/SYP-comment/ or via email: SYPcomment@TheNoVaAuthority.org. If you do not have an email address, please mail your comments to: NVTA, 3040 Williams Drive, Suite 200, Fairfax, VA 22031.
If you’d like to provide comment in-person, we will be holding a Six Year Program Public Hearing on May 14, 2020 at NVTA’s offices: 3040 Williams Drive, Suite 200, Fairfax, VA 22031. 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.
Online: See submission form below
Mail: Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, 3040 Williams Drive, Suite 200, Fairfax, VA 22031
**First and Last Name, Contact Information, Comment on Project and Zip Code are required for the above submissions.
If you do decide to provide comment in-person, which is against our advisement to submit your feedback from the safety of your own home, please sign up in advance at SYPcomment@TheNoVaAuthority.org.
Please keep an eye on this webpage, events calendar, and Facebook (@TheNVTA) and Twitter (@NVTAuthority) pages, for the latest updates on Six Year Program activities and public comment period. All noted procedures are subject to change.
We are taking an abundance of caution and cancelling this year’s Open House, keeping your safety top of mind. Instead, all materials that were to be on display at the previously scheduled Open House, are accessible at www.thenovaauthority.org/fy2024-2025-six-year-program-update/.
The previously offered complimentary shuttle with service from the Dunn-Loring-Merrifield Metro Station, courtesy of Fairfax County Department of Transportation, is no longer available in order to practice safe social distancing.
Feel free to contact us at SYPcomment@TheNoVAAuthority.org or 703-642-4652 with any questions.
ACCESSIBILITY TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: The Public Hearing will be held at a public facility believed to be accessible to persons with disabilities. Questions regarding the accessibility of the facility should be directed to the NVTA at 703-642-4652 or SYPcomment@TheNoVAAuthority.org. Requests for reasonable accommodations or interpreter services for the deaf should be made through the NVTA at 703-642-4652, or through the Virginia Relay by dialing 7-1-1, no later than May 7, 2020.
ACCESSIBILITY TO PERSONS OF LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY: Those who require interpreter services for languages other than English, or have any questions or requests for reasonable accommodations, must notify the NVTA at 703-642-4652 or SYPcomment@TheNoVaAuthority.org no later than May 7, 2020.