Transportation

Policy Framework

The TPB Vision and the Regional Transportation Priorities Plan make up the regional policy framework meant to help guide transportation planning and decision-making in the Washington region. A number of other TPB and COG policy documents and studies provide additional policy context. The TPB strongly encourages agencies to consider this regional policy framework as they develop and select projects and implement policies.

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 accepts Long-Range Plan Task Force recommendations for further analysis

    July 25, 2017

    After a lengthy discussion at its July 19 meeting, the TPB accepted for further study the recommendations of its Long-Range Plan Task Force, a group set up in...

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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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    Crossing the finish line: The Long-Range Plan Task Force completes its work

    July 12, 2017

    With a short timeline and after only six meetings, the TPB’s Long-Range Plan Task Force has completed its work of narrowing down a long list of potential...

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    Closing in on 10 "bundles" of initiatives to recommend for further analysis

    June 27, 2017

    The TPB’s Long-Range Plan Task Force met again June 21 to continue the daunting work of narrowing down a long list of potential projects, programs, or policies...

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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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    Welcome to the City of Laurel as the TPB's newest member

    May 23, 2017

    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...