Fauquier County joins the TPB.


Fauquier County Becomes TPB's Newest Voting Member

August 20, 2014 | Tags: Charles County, Fauquier County, MD, Route 29, TPB, TPB Weekly Report, Transportation Improvement Program, VA, voting representation, Warrenton

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The Yardstick


Join COG at the 2014 Ecodistricts Summit in DC this September 24-26

This September 24-26, the District of Columbia and the surrounding region will host the sixth annual EcoDistricts Summit, a unique gathering of the world’s most innovative city makers. Each year, the host city provides a programmatic element to the conference. More than a mere site, the conference region serves as host, curriculum and teacher. In […]


Officials See Connections Between Local Waterways and Chesapeake Bay

Spanning rivers, streams, creeks, runs, lakes and reservoirs, the COG Region’s water quality is of prime importance to local jurisdictions. Not only does water quality involve local policy and work in our own region, the water in Metropolitan Washington contributes to the health of an entire aquatic ecosystem and national treasure: Chesapeake Bay. At the […]


The Silver Line: Expanding Travel Options and Strengthening Activity Centers

It took almost 50 years for Metro’s new Silver Line to turn from long-range planning idea into reality. The project entered the region’s Constrained Long-Range Transportation Plan (CLRP) in 1999, marking the point at which funding was reasonably expected to be available for the project. On July 26, the first phase of the Silver Line […]


TLC Supporting Regional Focus on Activity Centers and Walking, Bicycling, and Transit

By next summer, seven local jurisdictions in the Washington region will be one step closer to realizing their aspirations for better pedestrian, bicycle, and transit connectivity between and within Activity Centers in their jurisdiction. On July 16, the Transportation Planning Board approved $420,000 in technical assistance under its Transportation/Land-Use Connections (TLC) Program. The funding will support nine […]

Coalition Work

Infrastructure Inspiration: COG Board Hears Best Practices at Leadership Retreat

At COG’s 15th annual retreat, area elected officials, planners and city and county staff learned of new approaches to rebuilding the region’s infrastructure. The retreat sessions were designed to expand on the recent presentations to the COG Board outlining the pressing need to upgrade the area’s water and energy systems as well as its roads […]