All Posts in ‘I-66’

Celebrate 30 Years of Transportation Progress!

Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance 30th Anniversary Celebration June 7, 2017 — 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Cooley LLP 11951 Freedom Dr., 14th Floor Reston, VA 22091   On June 7th the Alliance will celebrate 30 years of successful multi-modal transportation progress and acknowledge many of public officials, individuals and organizations that made these projects possible.  Think about […]

Here’s the Deal

Transform I-66 Outside the Beltway Here’s the Deal The Transform I-66 outside the Beltway project, upgrading 25 miles of I-66 between U.S. 15/Haymarket and I-495, is moving forward! Through a competitive bid process, a private-sector team, Express Mobility Partners (Cintra /Meridiam/Ferrovial/Allan Myers), has been selected to implement the planned project.  The terms of the deal […]

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) […]

I-66 Outside the Beltway: The Path Forward

Upgrading I-66 outside the Capital Beltway is a longstanding Alliance priority. The Alliance has supported upgrading of I-66 between the Capital Beltway and US 15 Haymarket for a long time and now it is moving forward. The first phase will be between the Beltway and University Blvd. in Gainesville and consist of three conventional lanes […]

Key Alliance I-66 Strategic Priority Advances; NVT Alliance Applauds I-66 inside the Beltway Compromise

In a Sunday, February 21st Washington Post Op-Ed entitled “The I-66 compromise is a responsible solution to an obvious problem”, NVT Alliance CEO David Birtwistle applauded the recent compromise deal on the proposed I-66 inside the Beltway improvements as an excellent example of bi-partisan cooperation to advance the greater public good for a much needed […]

Hallelujah! I-66 Inside Beltway Widening Accelerated!

Today’s announcement that Virginia will begin immediately to construct a new eastbound I-66 lane between the Dulles Connector and Ballston is great news for motorists and transit users as well as our region’s economy and quality of life. A new eastbound lane also means less traffic on North Arlington neighborhood streets and improved accessibility to […]

A Tale of Two Policies

A third westbound I-66 lane already exists west of Ballston. The need for a similar eastbound lane is obvious. The McAuliffe administration’s rush to forge an agreement to toll I-66 Inside the Beltway with no certainty that new eastbound capacity will be added for a decade or more is unfortunate. A recent Virginia Business Magazine […]

The I-66 Inside Beltway Hokey Pokey ……. Politics: That’s What It’s all About

The Alliance has often praised Governor McAuliffe’s for his strong advocacy for taking politics out of transportation project selection and implementation. Yet in terms of I-66 inside the Beltway the problem IS politics. Opposition from a single jurisdiction has created the possibility of another 10 years of increasingly congested travel conditions for thousands of Arlington and other […]

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 […]

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