The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB) is the federally designated metropolitan planning organization (MPO) for metropolitan Washington. Working with local, state, regional, and federal partners, the TPB coordinates future plans, provides data and analysis to decision makers, and coordinates regional programs to advance safety, land-use coordination, and more.
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Recent TPB News
The TPB gained a new member jurisdiction in May as the City of Laurel, in Prince George’s County, Maryland, officially joined both the Metropolitan Washington...
The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB) approved $370,000 in funding for eight projects, including one from the District of Columbia,...
If you had to choose 6-10 projects, programs, or policies to move the region closer to achieving its long-term transportation goals, what would go on the list?...
The TPB addresses some of the region's most significant challenges like roadway and transit congestion, efficient freight movement, safety, public health, and equity. It supports planning at the region's three major airports. And it aims to encourage integrated decision-making across disciplines, especially land use and the environment.
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Monthly TPB Meetings
The TPB meets once a month, typically on the third Wednesday of the month. The board takes action on key items, like approving transportation plans or funding for key planning studies or improvements. The board also receives briefings on key studies, reports, and projects going on in the region.
Live and recorded audio of TPB meetings
Committees, Subcommittees, & Task Forces
The TPB's committees address topics related to bicycling and walking, traffic safety, management and operations coordination, and more.
Get to know the committees
There are many places and ways to become better informed and more involved in regional transportation decision-making.
Provide your comments to the TPB