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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, […]

Alliance Urges VDOT to Move Forward with 495 NEXT Project

VDOT is currently accepting public comments through October 23rd on the I-495 Northern Extension (NEXT) Project, which would extend the Virginia Express Lanes from the Dulles Toll Road to the American Legion Bridge. This is a critical next step in building a regional managed lane network and addressing one of our area’s worst bottlenecks – the American […]

Alliance Wraps Up Another Successful Policymakers Webinar

Financing Tomorrow’s Transportation Priorities During a Global Pandemic with Virginia Secretary of Finance Aubrey Layne was an informative and captivating event. As the former Virginia Secretary of Transportation and an 8-year member of the Commonwealth Transportation Board, Secretary Layne has an unparalleled background and expertise in both transportation and the fiscal challenges currently facing the […]

Alliance Applauds Prince William County Board Endorsement of the Route 28 Bypass

Alliance Applauds Prince William County Board Endorsement of the Route 28 Bypass By a 5-3 vote last night the Prince William Board of County Supervisors endorsed the Route 28 Bypass as the locally preferred alternative for improvements to the Route 28 Corridor. Prince William County Transportation staff can now begin the robust design process and […]

NOVA Transportation Coalition 2020 Special Session Priorities

NOVA Transportation Coalition Urges Commonwealth to continue investing in NOVA’s Transportation Infrastructure The Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance – along with 23 regional business and civic organizations – is urging the Virginia General Assembly to continue investing in Northern Virginia’s transportation infrastructure during the 2020 Special Session. The Coalition’s Statement emphasizes the importance of a multimodal transportation […]

Call to Action: Support the Route 28 Bypass!

After delaying the vote on July 14th, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors will decide whether or not to solve the long-term traffic and congestion problems on Route 28 at their August 4th meeting.  The Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance along with our regional partners – including more than 20 regional business and civic organizations from across Northern […]

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