Transportation

Transportation Planning Board


The March TPB meeting was rescheduled to Wednesday, March 29, due to inclement weather. An updated agenda and meeting materials have been posted to the meeting event page.

The next meeting of the TPB's Long-Range Plan Task Force, which was scheduled to immediately follow the March meeting, has been rescheduled to Monday, April 10.


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

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    Equity Emphasis Areas are up for board approval at the Mar. 29 TPB meeting

    March 21, 2017

    The Transportation Planning Board’s March meeting was rescheduled to Wednesday, March 29, due to inclement weather. An updated agenda and meeting materials will...

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    ICYMI: Feb. 15 TPB Meeting

    February 21, 2017

    The TPB’s February 15 meeting ran a half-hour over schedule as the board crafted a scope for the future work of its Long-Range Plan Task Force. The board also...

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    ICYMI: Jan. 18 TPB Meeting

    January 25, 2017

    The TPB took a few formal actions at its January 18 meeting, including appointing new members to its Citizens Advisory Committee. It also discussed the next...

Planning Areas

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.

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Get Involved

There are many places and ways to become better informed and more involved in regional transportation decision-making.

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