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Posted on November 3, 2016 in: In the NewsStatus Update

What You Need to Know About Transportation Seminar
Speaker Presentations Now Online

On October 26th, the Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance hosted its 12th Annual What You Need to Know about Transportation Seminar. The theme was Planning Our Region’s Future with the focus on what’s being done and needs to be done transportation-wise to ensure Virginia and the Washington Metropolitan Region remain competitive in the future. Attendance exceeded 250 including many state and local officials.

Featured speakers and topics:

  • The Honorable Aubrey L Layne, Jr, Virginia Secretary of Transportation – Virginia’s Transportation Path Forward
  • The Honorable Marty Nohe, Chairman, Northern Virginia Transportation Authority – How Our Regional Tax Dollars Are Being Spent
  • Jim Corcoran, Board member, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit AuthorityKey Building Blocks to Restoring Metrorail to World Class Status
  • Doug Allen, CEO, Virginia Railway Express – The Next 25 years: Challenges and Opportunities for VRE
  • Kate Mattice, Executive Director, Northern Virginia Transportation Commission – Regional Express Bus – How Realistic, How Soon?
  • Helen Cuervo, District Administrator, VDOT Northern Virginia – Key Northern Virginia Projects and Maintenance Update

View the speakers’ presentations here.

Thank you to all our program sponsors and attendees!

Program Benefactors

Vulcan Materials

 Program Patrons

Branch Highways, Inc.

Capital Rail Constructors

Committee for Dulles

Commonwealth Consultants

Howard Hughes Medical Institute/ Janelia Research Campus

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority


Shirley Contracting

Superior Paving

S.W Rodgers