Transportation Commission

Information on the Alexandria Transportation Commission and how it is used to advocate and promote development of balanced transportation systems for the City of Alexandria.

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Transportation Commission

On April 12, 2008, the Alexandria City Council passed an ordinance to establish the Alexandria Transportation Commission to advocate and promote development of balanced transportation systems for the City of Alexandria, through oversight of the implementation of the Transportation Chapter of the City's adopted Master Plan. On November 15, 2014, Council passed an amendment to the ordinance to add two additional citizen representatives to the Commission.

What's New?

  • Transportation Commission approves 2016 Transportation Long Range Plan  - On September 21, 2016, the Transportation Commission approved the 2016 Transportation Long Range Plan (LRP). The LRP is an unconstrained (unfunded) list of long range transportation related projects and studies that are derived from other City studies, such as Small Area Plans and Corridor Plans. The Commission held a public hearing and endorsed the 2016 LRP, which adds a new category of Developer Contingent projects.  The 2016 LRP can be found below under the Background Information section.

Responsibilities of the Transportation Commission:

  1. Maintaining a comprehensive transportation development program that identifies the City's long-range transportation needs,
  2. Recommending on an annual basis a Transportation Improvement Program for the six fiscal years next ensuing,
  3. Recommending priorities for project requests that are to be submitted for funding through state, regional and local transportation funding programs,
  4. Recommending and prioritizing project requests that are to be submitted for funding through federal and state grant programs,
  5. Receiving reports and findings on transportation project development studies and recommending follow up actions,
  6. Recommending transportation projects for addition to or deletion from the metropolitan planning organization and regional long-range transportation plans,
  7. Recommending such amendments as may be necessary or desirable to the transportation chapter of the City's adopted Master Plan,
  8. Preparing periodic reports on the City's progress in implementing its long-range transportation plan,
  9. Providing upon request input to and support for the City's representatives to regional transportation boards and authorities, and serving as a public forum for discussion
    and consideration of matters such representatives may refer to the commission,
  10. Considering such other transportation related matters as may be referred to the commission by City Council and other City boards and commissions.

Schedule & Meeting Information

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings will be located at City Hall (301 King Street), Council Work Room (Second Floor). Meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month. The Transportation Commission does not meet during the month of August.

Public comment on non-public hearing agenda items are welcomed if submitted in writing. Verbal public comments are welcomed during public hearings, which are noted below for specific agenda items.

Transportation Commission Members

Meeting Materials

April 19, 2017

March 15, 2017

February 15, 2017

January 18, 2017

Commission Correspondence

Archived Meeting Materials

Background Information

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