Northern Virginia Transportation Coalition Presents 2015 Policy Statement
On Monday, Jan. 19, the Northern Virginia Transportation Coalition presented its 2015 Policy Statement to members of the Northern Virginia delegation of the General Assembly. The Northern Virginia Transportation Coalition is a coalition that includes NVTC along with other chambers of commerce and industry groups throughout Northern Virginia that share a common belief that greater investment in regional transportation infrastructure is essential to Northern Virginia’s future economic competiveness and quality of life.
The Coalition believes that regional, state, federal and private sector transportation dollars should be focused primarily on highway, transit improvements and intelligent transportation systems that will:
As part of their policy statement, the Coalition also identified a list of eight key, large-scale projects of major regional significance including a new northern Potomac River crossing, 8 car Metro train upgrade and a major upgrade of I-66 both outside and inside the beltway.