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The day when the Washington area consisted of the District of Columbia and a collection of small suburban enclaves is long past. Today our metropolitan region is home to nearly 6 million residents, nearly 45% of whom live in Northern Virginia. Only about 12% live in the District of Columbia.
Posted on September 29, 2014 in: Prioritization • Transportation Planning Board
The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB) is seeking public input on its draft 2014 fiscally Constrained Long Range Plan (CLRP). Click here to review the full draft CLRP and leave your comments.
A recent TPB newsletter claims the plan contains, “More than 300 regionally significant improvements to the Washington region’s highway and transit system through 2040.”
The left column below lists some of the projects the TPB considers to be among the most regionally significant. The right column lists projects of arguably greater regional significance that are not in the CLRP.
If resources committed to projects in the left column were transferred or otherwise committed to the projects in the right column, the regional plan would be far more “regionally significant” and the region’s transportation network far more efficient and less congested.
To get the metropolitan area moving again —
Our Regional Plan Needs More Regionally Significant
And Fewer Locally Significant Projects
It’s Time to Start Planning and Investing Regionally
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