All Posts in ‘Northern Virginia Transportation Authority’

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Northern Virginia Transportation Authority Six-Year Program Choosing Wisely Now, More Important than Ever

Northern Virginia Transportation Authority Six-Year Program Choosing Wisely Now, More Important than Ever The Virginia General Assembly’s*recent diversion of more than $100 million per year in regional and local funds to Metro makes it more important than ever for the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority to choose wisely in selecting highway and transit investments for its […]

A Reasonable Metro Remedy

Metro’s fiscal health has been poor for years. New sustainable funds and reforms can wait no longer. Legislation passed last month in Richmond relies heavily on Northern Virginia regional transportation dollars to meet Virginia’s $154 million per year portion. But making Metro more reliable should not be at the expense of making other parts of […]

Dedicated Metro Funding Should Not Be at the Expense of Scarce Regional Funds

The General Assembly should be applauded for its commitment to meet the $154 million/year goal to provide Virginia’s share of the $500 million system’s capital needs requested by the WMATA General Manager. However lost in the celebratory headlines is the fact that the proposed funding bill requires the transfer of more than $100 million dollars per […]

Northern Virginia Transportation Authority and Business Community Call on Governor Northam to Amend Metro Funding Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2018 Northern Virginia Transportation Authority and Business Community Call on Governor Northam to Amend Metro Funding Bill Northern Virginia, March 26, 2018 – The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) and the Northern Virginia Transportation Coalition have partnered to express support for the identification of $154 million in ongoing, dedicated funding for […]

13th Annual What You Need to Know about Transportation Program and Breakfast

It’s a Wrap! If you missed the 13th Annual What You Need to Know About Transportation – the Alliance’s signature event – on October 3rd, we’re sorry because you missed an outstanding lineup of speakers addressing a broad array of transportation topics in the usual rapid fire format. The theme for this year was “Regional […]

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