Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT)

DRPT to Unveil Draft Recommendations for Super NoVa Transit/TDM Vision Plan

The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) announced it will unveil draft recommendations for the Super NoVa Transit and TDM Vision Plan. The Super NoVa region studied Northern Virginia, as traditionally defined, as well Culpeper, King George, and Caroline counties, and portions of the Shenandoah Valley, the District of Columbia and parts of Maryland and West Virginia.

The plan's draft recommendations will be based on public and stakeholder input and extensive evaluation of future population growth, employment trends, land use, and travel demand. The draft recommendations for the Super NoVa Transit and TDM Vision Plan present a vision for enhanced regional mobility and include:

  • Expansive commuter bus network throughout the region
  • Interconnected network of high-capacity transit services in the region's urban areas
  • Network of hubs to connect people to transportation services and programs
  • Increased coordination of local transit services across jurisdictional boundaries
  • Pedestrian and bicycle improvements to enhance connections to transit services and facilities
  • Comprehensive regional TDM strategy and programs
  • Leveraging technology to enable people to make informed decisions about travel

The Super NoVa Transit/TDM Vision Plan meeting schedule is as follows.  All meetings will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 18

Marriott Courtyard Alexandria Pentagon South (Mark Center)

4641 Kenmore Avenue (at Seminary Rd & I-395)

Alexandria, VA  22304

Monday, September 24

Four Points by Sheraton Manassas Battlefield

10800 Vandor Lane

Manassas, VA  20109

Thursday, September 27

Herndon Middle School

901 Locust Street, Herndon

Fairfax, VA  20170

A formal presentation will be offered each evening at 7 p.m.  For citizens who cannot make the meetings, the presentation will be made available on the study website by September 18, 2012, www.SuperNoVaTransitVision.com.  Public comment forms will also be available online. Additionally, written comments may be mailed to:

Super NoVa Transit/TDM Vision Plan

Attn: Public Comment

11400 Commerce Park Drive, Suite 400

Reston, VA 20191 

Comments must be received by October 1, 2012, to be included in the official record.

The DRPT will strive to provide reasonable accommodations and services for persons who require special assistance to participate in this public involvement opportunity. Contact the Title VI Compliance Officer Linda Maiden at (804) 786-4440 or TDD 711 for more information.

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