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TPB approves recommendations for $2.7 million in funding for bicycle and pedestrian projects in Northern Virginia

Apr 18, 2017

Washington, D.C. (April 19, 2017) - The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB) approved recommendations for $2.7 million in funding for seven projects under the TPB portion of Virginia’s federal Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP).

For Northern Virginia, the TPB works with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to administer the TAP funds for projects considered alternatives to traditional highway construction such as bicycle and pedestrian facilities and programs like Complete Streets and Safe Routes to School.

The TPB approved the following projects, selected in part based on how well they advance regional transportation priorities:




City of Alexandria

Holmes Run Connection Trail


National Park Service
(Fairfax County)

Mount Vernon Trail Bridge 12 Replacement


Fairfax County

Providence District Bikeshare


Fairfax County

Van Dorn Street Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements


Town of Herndon
(Fairfax County)

Van Buren Street Multimodal Improvements


City of Falls Church

Washington and Old Dominion Trail Master Plan


Prince William County

Old Bridge Road Sidewalk



The funding recommendations will be transmitted to Virginia’s Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) for final approval in the summer.

TAP is a component of the TPB’s Transportation/Land Use Connections (TLC) Program. Visit the TLC website to learn more.

MOREMaryland FY 2018 TAP applications are due May 15, 2017

Contact: Steve Kania
Phone: (202) 962-3249
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