Transportation

Planning Areas

An accessible, well-managed and maintained transportation system is a major focus of the Region Forward Vision. The Council of Governments helps advance these goals through its support of the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB), whose work spans a wide range of transportation modes, including highways, transit, walking, and bicycling.

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

News & Multimedia

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    Officials celebrate 60 years of partnership

    December 14, 2017

    At COG’s annual membership meeting on December 13, government, business, and nonprofit leaders gathered together to celebrate the organization’s 60th...

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    Q&A: Arlington County Board Chair Jay Fisette

    December 14, 2017

    Ten years ago, COG recognized Arlington County Board Chairman Jay Fisette with its highest honor—the Elizabeth and David Scull Public Service Award for...

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    ACPAC seeks D.C. area residents interested in air quality and climate issues

    December 6, 2017

    Community leaders and interested citizens from across the metropolitan Washington region are invited to apply for membership on the Air and Climate Public...

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    Q&A: COG Board Chairman Kenyan McDuffie

    November 30, 2017

    In this Q&A, D.C. Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie discusses his role as COG Board of Directors Chairman and the board’s work over the last year.

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    Many great ideas could help us overcome our transportation challenges

    November 21, 2017

    At the November 15 TPB meeting the board received an hour long briefing to go over the results from an analysis of 10 transportation improvement initiatives it...

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    Officials provide report on regional Metro funding effort

    November 9, 2017

    COG’s Metro Strategy Group provided a report on the effort to secure permanent, dedicated funding for Metro. The group is planning to make recommendations later...

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