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Alliance Applauds Agreement to Widen the American Legion Bridge

Alliance Applauds Agreement to Widen the American Legion Bridge Improving Regional Connectivity and Expanding Managed Lane Network On Tuesday, November 12, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam and Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced an agreement to rebuild the American Legion Bridge and add two new congestion managed lanes in each direction. The Alliance applauds Governor Hogan and […]

Alliance Praises Passage of Prince William County Road Bond

Alliance Praises Passage of Prince William County Road Bond Including $200 million for Route 28 Bypass McLean, VA – On November 5th, the voters of Prince William County approved a $355 million Road Bond. The Bond authorizes funding for improvements to key roadways in Prince William including $200 million to extend Godwin Drive and relieve […]

Alliance Wraps-up 15th Annual What You Need to Know about Transportation Breakfast & Seminar

Last week’s 15th Annual What You Need to Know about Transportation (in Five Minutes or Less) Breakfast and Seminar was a tremendous success. Our Seminar this year was kicked off by the Alliance’s Board Chair, Evan Pritchard. In his speech, Mr. Pritchard emphasized the need for our region to continue prioritizing transportation infrastructure investments and not lose […]

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 […]

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