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Alliance Joins Statewide Coalition Opposing Gas Tax Suspension

The Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance along with 56 other business, civic, and government organizations has issued a statement in opposition to suspending Virginia’s gasoline tax and placing a 2% cap on the annual indexing for inflation. Virginia’s current gasoline tax suspension proposal would reduce state transportation revenue by more than $400 million, while only saving […]

Fix Route 15: Help Save Lives in Loudoun County

Over the last five years, Route 15 north of Leesburg has been one of the deadliest roadways in all of Loudoun County. Since 2017, more people have died from fatal accidents on this roadway than the entire stretch of Route 7 in Loudoun County, despite significantly higher traffic volumes on Route 7. So why is […]

Virginia Transportation Funding in Jeopardy

The Virginia General Assembly is moving forward with plans to cut more than $130 million per year in dedicated funding for transportation. Over the next six years, that’s nearly $800 million in transportation funding that could go to key projects in Northern Virginia. Just last year, the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority received more than $1.2 […]

Business Coalition Urges Continued Investment in Transportation Infrastructure

The Northern Virginia Transportation Business Coalition – a partnership of 25 regional business and civic organizations across Northern Virginia – is urging Virginia’s elected and public officials to continue investing in the region’s multimodal transportation infrastructure to maintain the community’s economic competitiveness, quality of life, and access to opportunity. The Coalition’s 2022 Transportation Priorities Statement […]

Diverse Coalition of 62 Organizations Voice Strong Support for Maryland Highway Project

Diverse Coalition of 62 Organizations Voice Strong Support for Maryland Highway Project The Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance has joined a diverse coalition of more than 60 business and community organizations in signing a letter to the Maryland Board of Public Works expressing strong support for Phase 1 of the Maryland Traffic Relief Plan, which includes replacing the aging American […]

Washington Post Endorses the Maryland HOT Lanes Project

The Washington Post just endorsed the Maryland Department of Transportation’s preferred alternative to widen the American Legion Bridge and connect it to new high occupancy toll lanes on I-495/I-270.  This endorsement comes on the heels of the announcement of MDOT’s preferred partner Transurban to manage Maryland’s HOT lanes from the American Legion Bridge to the […]

MDOT Selects Partner for Express Lanes Project

The Maryland Department of Transportation has selected Accelerate Maryland Partners, led by Transurban (USA), as the preferred partner to build and manage the Maryland HOT Lanes from the American Legion Bridge to the ICC. “This $3.7 billion private investment is a major victory for our region’s multimodal transportation system and a critical step forward to […]

Alliance Applauds Maryland Selection of HOT Lanes as Recommended Preferred Alternative

Alliance Applauds Maryland Selection of HOT Lanes as Recommended Preferred Alternative Today the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration announced Alternative 9 – two new HOT Lanes in each direction – as the recommended preferred alternative for the I-495/I-270 Managed Lane Study. “The Alliance applauds MDOT SHA for moving forward with the option that […]

NOVA Transportation Coalition Urges Investment in Regional Multimodal Transportation Infrastructure

The Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance – along with 23 leading business and civic organizations from across the DC region – has released their 2021 transportation priorities. The Coalition urges local, regional, state, and federal policymakers to invest in our multimodal transportation infrastructure to improve our economic competitiveness, quality of life, environmental sustainability, and equitable access to opportunity. […]

American Legion Bridge Study Shows Maryland and Virginia Express Lane Projects Create Opportunity to Enhance Regional Transit Service

American Legion Bridge Study Shows Maryland and Virginia Express Lane Projects Create Opportunity to Enhance Regional Transit Service Preliminary analysis of a Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) and Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) Transit Demand Study shows significant opportunities for express transit service between activity centers in Virginia – including Tysons, Rosslyn, Reston, […]