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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 […]

Coalition Urges Prince William to Move Forward with Route 28 Bypass

The Northern Virginia Transportation Business Coalition, a partnership of more than 20 regional business and community organizations focused on improving transportation in Northern Virginia, is urging the Prince William Board of County Supervisors to designate the Godwin Drive Extension as the locally preferred location for long-term improvements to Route 28. The Coalition strongly supports the Godwin […]

Alliance Applauds Adoption of Authority’s Six Year Program Update

The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority has approved an update to its Six Year Program including funding for 21 new multimodal transportation projects totaling nearly $540 million over two years. “These projects are major steps forward for transportation in our region,” said Jason Stanford, Executive Director of the Alliance. “They increase travel capacity in some of […]

Alliance Comments on Authority’s Six Year Program Update

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 […]

Alliance Members give back to the Community

Community is at the heart of why Alliance members support better transportation for our region. So it should come as no surprise that Alliance members and partner organizations are leading the way in giving back to our community during this time of crisis. Today is Giving Tuesday Now and I hope you will join us in helping the most vulnerable members of our community during […]

Alliance Urges Maryland Transportation Authority to move forward quickly with P3 Project

Increasing roadway capacity of the American Legion Bridge, I-495, and I-270 is absolutely critical to the future quality of life and economic prosperity of our region. Yet, opposition to the plan is escalating based on the temporary traffic reductions caused by the COVID-19 virus. During yesterday’s Maryland Transportation Authority review of the Maryland Traffic Relief […]

Alliance Partners with Northern Virginia Business Organizations in Support of Full NVTA Funding Restoration

The Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance has joined a coalition of more than 20 regional business organizations urging the General Assembly to fully restore the funding diverted in 2018 from the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA). “Transportation projects funded by the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority produce tremendous economic benefits for our region and the Commonwealth,” said Jason […]

Restore Northern Virginia Transportation Funding

In 2018 the Virginia General Assembly diverted over $100 million annually from regional and local transportation projects to fix Metro.  At that time, the Alliance warned that taking from Peter to pay Paul was not a long-term solution to Northern Virginia’s transportation problems. Now there is a plan in the General Assembly to raise statewide transportation revenue, […]

Northern Virginia Transportation Coalition Urges General Assembly to Reinvest in Regional Transportation Network

With the recent start of the 2020 Virginia General Assembly Session, the Northern Virginia Transportation Business Coalition – a partnership consisting of the Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance and other regional business organizations representing the vast majority of Northern Virginia’s private sector businesses and employees – has issued a position paper calling on Virginia legislators to […]

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 […]