Studies Examine Ways to Improve Pedestrian and Bicycle Access to Underutilized Transit Station
One recent study by the TPB and another ongoing study by Metro are looking at low-cost ways to boost ridership at underutilized transit stations in the region—mainly by making it possible for more people who live or work near the stations to get there safely on foot or by bicycle.
Potential Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategies to Undergo Analysis
The TPB was briefed on the recent work of a group established by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) to identify promising greenhouse gas reduction strategies in the Washington region.
Plans for High-Speed Rail in Virginia Under Study
The TPB was briefed about a Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) study of a potential high-speed rail corridor between Washington, DC, and Richmond, Virginia. The study is part of an effort to develop a larger high-speed rail network in the Southeast, connecting Washington, Richmond, Atlanta, and Jacksonville, Florida.