Projects Slated for 2015 CLRP Update Approved to Undergo Air Quality Analysis
The TPB approved six major new projects or changes to existing projects to include in a federally required air quality analysis of the 2015 update to the regionís Constrained Long-Range Transportation Plan (CLRP). The analysis, which is scheduled to take place this summer, is required before the projects can be considered for final inclusion in the plan in October.
Board Members Seek VDOT Commitments in I-66 Express Lanes Proposals
At the TPBís February 18 meeting, several Board members asked for more information and greater assurances from the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) related to a set of proposals to add express toll lanes to I-66 in Northern Virginia. The Board requested that additional information and assurances be provided before it is asked to approve the addition of the I-66 Express Lane projects to the regionís Constrained Long-Range Transportation Plan (CLRP) in October.
TPB Honors Jerry Miller as He Retires After 25 Years of Service
At its February 18 meeting, the TPB took a moment to acknowledge the retirement of long-time senior staffer Jerry Miller, who spent more than 25 years serving the TPB and the region. Board Chair Phil Mendelson presented Miller with a plaque and honorary gavel, and thanked him for his contributions.