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Posted on June 12, 2020 in: Northern Virginia Transportation Authority
Alliance Urges Authority’s Six Year Program Update
Focus Funding on Projects of Greatest Regional Significance
The Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance joined 20 Northern Virginia business and civic organizations in commenting on the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority’s Six Year Program Update.
In its statement the Alliance and its Northern Virginia Business Transportation Coalition partners urged the Authority to focus on funding the projects of the greatest regional significance. Specifically, projects that:
The Coalition also recommended advancing projects that are ready to move forward in 2024 and 2025 rather than funding costs anticipated in 2026 and 2027.
The Six-Year Program Update will allocate an additional $522 million in fiscal years 2024 and 2025 for Northern Virginia regional transportation improvements. Northern Virginia localities and the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation submitted 41 project requests totaling $1.4 billion to the Authority.
READ THE COALITION’S FULL STATEMENT
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