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COG Announces Kanti Srikanth as New Transportation Planning Director
On June 27, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments announced Kanti Srikanth as its new director of transportation planning. Srikanth will succeed Ron Kirby, who served as director from 1987 until his sudden unexpected death in November 2013.
TPB Briefed on Update to Coordinated Human Service Transportation Plan
At its June 18 meeting, the TPB was briefed on proposed changes to the region's Coordinated Human Service Transportation Plan, a federally required plan to identify and prioritize the transportation needs of individuals with disabilities and older adults.
TIGER-Funded Bus Priority Projects Continue
Dedicated travel lanes, priority signals, real-time arrival information displays, and new and upgraded stops and stations are among the 16 bus priority projects currently underway in the Washington region thanks to federal TIGER grant funding awarded in 2010.