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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, […]

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 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 […]