Wednesday: Forum on Reston’s Transportation Future

Traffic on Wiehle Avenue/Credit: Reston 2020What does the future hold for transit and traffic as Reston continues to grow?

That’s the subject of a legislative forum hosted by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.

State and local transportation officials will share updates on transportation improvements in Reston. Some of the topics addressed include:

  • State priorities, flow of money to localities and 6-year plan
  • Challenges facing the regional authority and impact on Fairfax/Reston projects
  • Fairfax County’s six-year plan and collaboration with the Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance to prioritize regional projects

Panelists include Nancy Hiteshue Smith, Policy Director, Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance; Jim Dyke, Attorney, McGuireWoods LLP and Member of the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation Board; and Marty Nohe, Chairman, Northern Virginia Transportation Authority.

There will also be representatives from the Fairfax County Department of Transportation, Dulles Area Transportation Association, Comstock Partners and Reston Association.

The forum is 8 to 10 a.m. at Reston Station. Visit the chamber’s website for more information and registration.

Photo: Traffic on Wiehle Avenue / Credit Reston 2020

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