Metro Washington’s already notorious traffic congestion is set to get even worse in the coming decades according to new analysis by the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB).
The analysis indicates that the region will continue to experience worsening congestion for both highways and transit in the region without additional funding for transportation and changes to land use patterns.
Several media outlets reported on the analysis, including:
NewsTalk with Bruce DePuyt: Ron Kirby, COG’s Transportation Planning Director, and Todd Turner, Transportation Planning Board Chair, discuss the findings of the new analysis:
The Washington Examiner: “Traffic woes likely to persist for decades, officials say”
ABC 7: “Washington metro area traffic to worsen in next 30 years, study says” (video below)
To view/download a presentation providing an overview of the analysis, click here.