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our newly launched tool that allows you to search by
project, project location, transportation mode, and more!

FY2020-2025 Six Year Program Adopted!


Northern Virginia Transportation Authority
Adopts $539 Funding Program to Reduce
Congestion Throughout Region

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 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?

Annual Northern Virginia Joint Transportation Meeting

Learn about transportation agency projects, programs and the regional collaboration it takes to keep NoVA moving. The Northern Virginia Joint Transportation Meeting will be held on Dec. 15, 2021.
Join the Commonwealth of Virginia, Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, Northern Virginia Transportation Commission and Virginia Railway Express for a virtual public meeting.
The public has the opportunity to provide comment. Learn more.

Groundbreaking Celebration

On November 5th, the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority and Loudoun County hosted a ceremonial breaking of ground for the Northstar Boulevard (from Route 50 to Tall Cedars Parkway) project, which will take a multimodal approach to tackling traffic congestion and keep the region moving. Learn more

The Results Are In! 

Transportation Priorities Survey: We asked “What are your transportation needs and priorities?” You answered. An online survey was open from August 6, 2021 to September 19, 2021. Check out the demographics and locations of those who responded and the initial findings.

$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.

Ribbon-Cutting Celebration

On October 7th, the Northern Virginia Transportation AuthorityCity of Falls Church, and the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority (NOVA Parks), co-hosted a ribbon-cutting event celebrating the completion of the W&OD Dual Trails Enhancement Project in the City of Falls Church. The NVTA awarded NOVA Parks more than $3.24M in Regional Revenues to fund the W&OD Trail Enhancements Project. Learn more.

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! 

**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

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

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


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