Posts Tagged ‘Transportation Planning Board’

An Information Hub for All Your Regional Transportation Needs

Have you ever found yourself needing to peruse the District's Comprehensive Plan, the Fairfax County Transit Development Plan, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's long-range strategic plan, and a Purple Line map, but without the time to navigate multiple websites? Well now you're in luck.
The Transportation Planning Board at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, [...]

Tighten Your Belts, D.C. Roads: You’re Going on a Diet

A lane reduction on East Capitol Street. Traffic calming on C Street NE. A bike lane on M Street NW. A bus-only lane on I Street NW—right in front of the Washington City Paper office.
Yesterday, the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board approved seven new road projects in the District that all serve the same function: [...]

More Workers Choosing to Live in D.C., Just Not Dramatically So

OK, one more post and I'll take off my data-geek hat (which doesn't fit very well, anyway). First a quick recap: On Wednesday, the Transportation Planning Board released a study finding, among other things, that "about 90% of the workers added to the District's labor force between 2000 and 2011 both lived and worked in DC." [...]

About That 90 Percent…

Yesterday, the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board presented a new study containing a data point that had me, city officials, and readers excited: "About 90% of the workers added to the District's labor force between 2000 and 2011 both lived and worked in DC." The language and context of that figure implied to me—and to Office [...]

D.C. Wins as Commuter Landscape Changes

This afternoon, the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board presented a new study of commuting patterns in the D.C. area. The findings quantify what we can all see around us: The share of people commuting by cars is dropping, while transit use and biking are skyrocketing.
Here are a few of the numbers for the region [...]

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