All Posts in ‘House Bill 2’

Alliance Endorses Some HB 2 Recommendations and Proposes Improvements

In recent testimony before the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) the Alliance endorsed several projects in the first round of HB 2 projects while recommending changes to transform Six-Year Improvement Program into one more focused on investments of greatest long-term benefit. The Alliance endorsed the selection of I-66, I-64 and the I-95 Rappahannock Bridge crossing as […]

Did They Get it Right? VDOT Releases Project Scores and Rankings

Last week, VDOT released the results of the first round of projects ranked through the new Virginia HB2 process that is intended to take the politics out of transportation project selection. Under HB2, projects are rated on their ability to mitigate congestion, encourage economic development, and improve accessibility, safety, environmental quality and land use. A […]

HB 2: Keep It Simple

In October 16th testimony, the Alliance urged the Commonwealth Transportation Board and Virginia Department of Transportation to focus predominantly on congestion reduction and economic development when rating projects in the General Assembly-mandated transportation project prioritization process known as HB 2. The Alliance noted that “HB 2 started off based on measuring value in terms of […]

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