Transportation

Regional Planning Approach

The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB) is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the region, and plays an important role as the regional forum for transportation planning. The TPB prepares plans and programs that the federal government must approve in order for federal-aid transportation funds to flow to the Washington region.

The TPB's planning activities must follow regulations and meet standards set forth in federal law. The TPB works with more than 20 local jurisdictions, two states and the District of Columbia, and multiple transportation agencies to develop a policy framework that will guide transportation decision making in the National Capital Region for decades to come.

News & Multimedia

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    TPB approves project updates in region's long-range transportation plan

    October 18, 2017

    At its monthly meeting, the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB) at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) approved...

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    TPB approves set of 10 regional transportation initiatives for further study

    July 19, 2017

    At its monthly meeting, the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB) at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) approved a...

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    TPB seeks input on region's transportation future for long-range plan

    June 21, 2017

    The Transportation Planning Board is seeking public input for Visualize 2045, a new long-range transportation plan for metropolitan Washington. The input will...

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    Changes are coming to the way the TPB analyzes transportation equity

    January 25, 2017

    TPB planners are working on a new approach to analyzing the region’s long-range transportation plan to satisfy long-standing federal Title VI requirements and...

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    TPB News in 2016: A look back at our top stories

    December 27, 2016

    As 2016 comes to a close, we’re looking back at the top TPB News stories of the year. Over the next few weeks we’ll be highlighting our favorite articles and...

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