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Alliance Priority Update: Gov. McAuliffe Announces Partnership to Advance I-395 Upgrades

Earlier this week, Governor McAuliffe announced that Virginia had accepted a proposal from Transurban to extend the existing I-95 Express Lanes 8 miles north from Turkeycock Run near Edsall Road in Alexandria to the Washington, D.C. line. Conversion of I-395 HOV lanes is a longstanding Alliance priority. The Alliance applauds Governor Terry McAuliffe and VDOT […]

Alliance Urges TPB to Have More Regional Focus

Alliance Supports Important Project Updates to Region’s Financially Constrained Long-Range Plan; Urges More Regional Significant Focus In October 19th testimony to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Government’s Transportation Planning Board (TPB), the Alliance endorsed the inclusion of the I-395 multi-modal Express Lanes, the revised I-66 inside and outside the Beltway multi-modal improvements, the new Route 28 […]

Call to Action: Express Your Support of Regionally Significant Transportation Improvments

TPB Seeks Input on Regionally Significant Northern Virginia Projects Including Upgraded I-395; I-66 Inside and Outside the Capital Beltway The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB) is seeking public input on several regionally significant Northern Virginia projects being considered for inclusion in its 2016 update to the region’s fiscally Constrained Long Range Plan (CLRP) […]

Alliance Priority Update: Long-Awaited I-395 Express Lanes Extension Back on Track

National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board voted earlier this month to approve for air quality conformity testing the I-395 Express Lanes Extension Project between I-495 and Eads Street in the region’s Constrained Long-Range Plan (CLRP).  This vote restores a critical project that had been removed from the region’s long-range transportation plan in 2011. When completed […]

More Relief In Sight for the I-95/395 Travelers?

Last month Governor McAuliffe announced that the 95 Express Lanes will be extended eight miles north on I-395 from Turkeycock Run to the DC line. Existing I-395 HOV lanes will be expanded by one lane and converted to dynamically tolled express lanes — tolled for SOV and free for HOV3, and transit.  The project will […]

Key Alliance I-395 Strategic Priority Advances NVT Alliance Discusses Regional Transportation Projects on News Channel 8

NVT Alliance Policy Director, Nancy Hiteshue Smith, appeared on News Channel 8’s NewsTalk Tuesday morning to praise Governor McAuliffe’s recently announced conversion of I-395 HOV lanes to High Occupancy Toll (HOT) express lanes and discuss other regional transportation matters including improvements to I-66 Outside and Inside the Beltway. “[The I-395 project] will provide great options […]

NIMBY Madness Leads to More Congestion

Arlington County’s 2009 lawsuit to stop the I-95/I-395 HOT Lanes project was just one in a long list of Northern Virginia locality actions that have delayed, downsized or defeated and run-up the cost of badly needed transportation improvements. It’s not by accident area residents lose more time and money stuck in congestion than just about […]

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