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The Alliance Partners with Regional Business & Transportation Leaders in Support of Maryland Traffic Relief Plan

The Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance has joined a coalition of 30 regional business and transportation advocacy organizations urging Governor Larry Hogan and his Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn to continue pushing forward with critical improvements to the American Legion Bridge, I-270, and I-495 in Maryland. “This project will produce tremendous benefits for our entire region,” said […]

The Alliance Voices Strong Support for Amazon Transportation Improvements

On Saturday, the Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance joined citizens, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and other regional stakeholders in supporting Arlington County’s performance agreement with Amazon to locate its new headquarters in Northern Virginia. The decision by Amazon to locate at National Landing – a nexus for multimodal transportation options including I-395, Richmond Highway, Reagan National Airport, Metro, […]

The Alliance Urges Fairfax County Parkway Improvements Move Forward

As a primary focus of the Alliance since its founding in 1987, the Fairfax County Parkway has been one of the unsung Northern Virginia transportation success stories. Moving hundreds of thousands of trips every day, the Parkway provides a critical north-south connection in Fairfax County that has been instrumental to the County’s and region’s evolution, quality of […]

Northern Virginia Transportation Coalition Urges Focus on Performance-Based Transportation Investments

With the recent start of the 2019 Virginia General Assembly Session, the Northern Virginia Transportation Coalition – a partnership consisting of the Alliance and 20 other organizations representing the vast majority of Northern Virginia’s private sector businesses and employees – has issued a position paper calling on Virginia legislators to pass performance-based transportation legislation to […]

Alliance Assesses Expansive Richmond-Baltimore Transportation Plan

Alliance Assesses Expansive Richmond-Baltimore Transportation Plan Last week, the Greater Washington Partnership (GWP) released an expansive transportation blueprint for the Richmond-Washington-Baltimore super region. In partnership with the Suburban Maryland Transportation Alliance, we shared our view of the approach and priorities outlined in the blueprint with the Washington Business Journal. While the blueprint seeks to align priorities in Richmond and Baltimore […]

Alliance Comments on Loudoun County’s Draft 2040 Countywide Transportation Plan

Alliance Comments on Loudoun County’s Draft 2040 Countywide Transportation Plan Last night the Alliance joined nearly 100 different organizations and individuals in commenting on Loudoun County’s draft 2040 Countywide Transportation Plan. The Alliance’s comments focused on three key priorities: 1.) Applauding Loudoun County’s leadership identifying two potential corridors for a New Potomac River Crossing, which […]

Maryland Express Lanes Essential to Regional Mobility & Reliability

Last week the Washington Post in coordination with the University of Maryland released a poll indicating that Maryland voters narrowly opposed a plan to expand the express lanes around the entire beltway. (Note: If asked, most Marylanders also most likely would oppose paying income and property taxes.) However, the difference between express lanes usage and property and […]

Alliance Wraps up 14th Annual What You Need to Know about Transportation Seminar

The Alliance has wrapped up its 14th annual What You Need to Know about Transportation breakfast & seminar. Thanks to our amazing line-up of transportation experts, the support of our generous sponsors and a record number of attendees, this event was a tremendous success. The theme for this year’s event was the future of regional […]

Alliance Urges Greater Regional Focus

Today the Alliance urged the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ Transportation Planning Board (TPB) to focus more attention on regional transportation investments that do the most to reduce congestion and delays. The Alliance’s full statement is below: Alliance’s Comment on TPB’s Visualize 2045 Draft Left to fester the transportation challenges that have plagued our area – […]

Alliance Provides Input to Loudoun County Draft County 2040 Countywide Transportation Plan

Alliance Provides Input to Loudoun County Draft County 2040 Countywide Transportation Plan The Draft Loudoun 2040 Countywide Transportation Plan (“Draft CTP”) is part of the Envision Loudoun process with the goal of  “hav(ing) a lasting impact on the Loudoun community, helping to promote a continued high quality of life in the county.” In a statement […]

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