Northern Virginia Transportation Authority
The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA), of which Loudoun County is a member, is responsible for long-range transportation planning for regional transportation projects in Northern Virginia.
The NVTA has recently embarked on a major update to TransAction 2040, a long range transportation development plan for Northern Virginia. The updated plan – to be known simply as TransAction – will be adopted in late summer/early fall of 2017 and will inform the authority’s inaugural Six- Year Program covering the FY 2018-23 period.
Proposed Loudoun Projects for NVTA Plan
- Learn about TransAction here or by watching the video at right.
The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors' Transportation and Land Use Committee (TLUC) considered proposed Loudoun County projects for the NVTA TransAction plan at its meeting Friday, April 15, 2016. The item prepared for the meeting is online:
The item was referred to TLUC from the Board of Supervisors business meeting March 17, 2016.
About the NVTA
The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority was created in 2012 by the General Assembly and is responsible for long-range transportation planning for regional transportation projects in Northern Virginia. In carrying out this responsibility, the Authority on the basis of a regional consensus, whenever possible, will set regional transportation policies and priorities for regional transportation projects. The policies and priorities shall be guided by performance-based criteria such as the ability to improve travel times, reduce delays, connect regional activity centers, improve safety, improve air quality, and move the most people in the most cost-effective manner.
In addition to Loudoun County, the authority includes the Counties of Arlington, Fairfax, and Prince William, and the Cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas, and Manassas Park.
More information is online at www.TheNoVaAuthority.org