All Posts in ‘I-66’

Alliance Urges Transportation Commission To Choose Wisely On I-66 Toll Revenue Investment

Alliance Urges Transportation Commission To Choose Wisely on I-66 Toll Revenue Investment The I-66 Commuter Choices Investment Program directs the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission (NVTC) to ensure tolls collected from Inside the Capital Beltway drivers are used in a manner that helps move more people, reduce congestion, enhance transit, connectivity and options. Seventeen applications totaling […]

I-66 Outside the Beltway Update: Construction of Long-Standing Alliance Priority to Begin in Earnest

I-66 Outside the Beltway Update Construction of Long-Standing Alliance Priority to Begin in Earnest The widening of I-66 Outside the Beltway is ramping up in April 2018. The Express Lanes are scheduled to open in late 2022 and between now and then users will see lots of changes in the corridor. To Keep on the […]

Celebrate 30 Years of Transportation Progress!

Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance 30th Anniversary Celebration June 7, 2017 — 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Cooley LLP 11951 Freedom Dr., 14th Floor Reston, VA 22091   On June 7th the Alliance will celebrate 30 years of successful multi-modal transportation progress and acknowledge many of public officials, individuals and organizations that made these projects possible.  Think about […]

Here’s the Deal

Transform I-66 Outside the Beltway Here’s the Deal The Transform I-66 outside the Beltway project, upgrading 25 miles of I-66 between U.S. 15/Haymarket and I-495, is moving forward! Through a competitive bid process, a private-sector team, Express Mobility Partners (Cintra /Meridiam/Ferrovial/Allan Myers), has been selected to implement the planned project.  The terms of the deal […]

Alliance Urges TPB to Have More Regional Focus

Alliance Supports Important Project Updates to Region’s Financially Constrained Long-Range Plan; Urges More Regional Significant Focus In October 19th testimony to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Government’s Transportation Planning Board (TPB), the Alliance endorsed the inclusion of the I-395 multi-modal Express Lanes, the revised I-66 inside and outside the Beltway multi-modal improvements, the new Route 28 […]

Call to Action: Express Your Support of Regionally Significant Transportation Improvments

TPB Seeks Input on Regionally Significant Northern Virginia Projects Including Upgraded I-395; I-66 Inside and Outside the Capital Beltway The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB) is seeking public input on several regionally significant Northern Virginia projects being considered for inclusion in its 2016 update to the region’s fiscally Constrained Long Range Plan (CLRP) […]

I-66 Outside the Beltway: The Path Forward

Upgrading I-66 outside the Capital Beltway is a longstanding Alliance priority. The Alliance has supported upgrading of I-66 between the Capital Beltway and US 15 Haymarket for a long time and now it is moving forward. The first phase will be between the Beltway and University Blvd. in Gainesville and consist of three conventional lanes […]

Key Alliance I-66 Strategic Priority Advances; NVT Alliance Applauds I-66 inside the Beltway Compromise

In a Sunday, February 21st Washington Post Op-Ed entitled “The I-66 compromise is a responsible solution to an obvious problem”, NVT Alliance CEO David Birtwistle applauded the recent compromise deal on the proposed I-66 inside the Beltway improvements as an excellent example of bi-partisan cooperation to advance the greater public good for a much needed […]

Hallelujah! I-66 Inside Beltway Widening Accelerated!

Today’s announcement that Virginia will begin immediately to construct a new eastbound I-66 lane between the Dulles Connector and Ballston is great news for motorists and transit users as well as our region’s economy and quality of life. A new eastbound lane also means less traffic on North Arlington neighborhood streets and improved accessibility to […]

A Tale of Two Policies

A third westbound I-66 lane already exists west of Ballston. The need for a similar eastbound lane is obvious. The McAuliffe administration’s rush to forge an agreement to toll I-66 Inside the Beltway with no certainty that new eastbound capacity will be added for a decade or more is unfortunate. A recent Virginia Business Magazine […]