Tonight, the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) will vote on a proposed $75 billion transportation plan for the region. The “TransAction” plan provides a laundry list of projects through the year 2045 from which the agency can pick and choose for funding decisions.
Recreation and conservation advocates today sharply admonished the National Park Service (NPS) for deciding to allow commuting auto traffic on upper Beach Drive in Rock Creek Park for nine months out of the year.
Officials release bloated $75.7B transportation plan for NoVA is unlikely to "solve congestion". Needed - a new approach: A plan that improves access to opportunity, reduces driving, saves families money, and fights climate change.
RELEASE: CSG and Sierra Club Hail Historic Vote at the DC region’s Transportation Planning Board to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
TPB members, led by Maryland jurisdictions and DC, adopted a resolution to slash climate pollution from cars and trucks by 50% by 2030 and identified strategies to pursue towards that goal.