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.

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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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    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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    Here's what's next for the TPB's Long-Range Plan Task Force

    November 7, 2017

    At its October 18 meeting, the Long-Range Plan Task Force discussed the process it will use to select initiatives from the ten being studied to recommend for...

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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...