Did You Know?
Northern Virginia Construction District, which encompasses Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William Counties, is projected to make up nearly 50 percent of Virginia’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math or STEM jobs by 2045.
VTrans Focus Areas
VTrans has four focus areas symbolized by four pillars. This video provides an overview of these focus areas.
Over 50 datasets are produced as part of the VTrans planning process. These are used for SMART SCALE, Virginia Department of Transportation's Revenue Sharing Program, Project Pipeline, and other funding programs. Several local and regional stakeholders also rely on them for planning purposes. These datasets can be viewed and downloaded via online tools, InteractVTrans Map Explorer (mapping) and InteractVTrans Data Explorer (inforgraphics).
Growth & Accessibility Planning (GAP) Technical Assistance Focus Areas
The Growth and Accessibility Planning (GAP) Technical Assistance program has four components, each with unique eligibility criteria, eligible activities, and evaluation criteria. More details are available on the GAP-TA webpage.
This provides technical assistance for planning activities within existing or planned Urban Development Areas (UDA) as defined in Virginia Code § 15.2-2223.1.
This provides technical assistance for planning activities to address emerging planning issues such as curb management, provisions for Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE), etc.
This provides technical assistance for developing performance-based planning processes to update recurring planning activities such as Long-range Transportation Plans (LRTP).
This provides technical assistance for planning activities in areas outside of Census-designated Urban Areas.