The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has scheduled a Transit Summit for Tuesday, May 25, 2021, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The summit is intended to provide Board members with a dedicated opportunity to discuss transit issues, one of the Board’s strategic focus areas.
Representatives of the Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure will provide the Board with updates on several topics, including:
- The opening of the Metrorail Silver Line Phase 2 in Loudoun County, which will include a briefing from Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority General Manager Paul Wiedefeld.
- Comments on transit-related matters from several advisory boards, including the Commission on Aging, the Disability Services Board, the Loudoun Health Commission and the Transit Advisory Board.
- Findings from the Unmet Transit Needs of Seniors and Disabled Residents Study.
- Overview of the Loudoun County Transit route design and modification process to illustrate how transit routes are created to better meet community needs.
- Results of a study to identify strategies for the best use for the county’s park and ride lots as Metrorail extends into Loudoun County.
Viewing the Summit
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the summit will be conducted as an electronic meeting under the Continuity of Government Ordinance (PDF) re-adopted by the Board of Supervisors in March 2021.
The Board Room in the Loudoun County Government Center will be open for the members of the public who wish to view the meeting in person; however, members of the public are encouraged to view the meeting remotely. The meeting will be televised on Comcast Government Channel 23 and Verizon FiOS Channel 40 and livestreamed at loudoun.gov/meetings.
Documents for the meeting will be posted at loudoun.gov/bosdocuments.
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