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SB 1023

Includes moneys from the Commonwealth Mass Transit Fund and highway aid to mass transit in the list of funds subject to the statewide prioritization process. The bill also requires the Joint Commission on Transportation Accountability to review the prioritization of projects by the Commonwealth Transportation Board and to make necessary recommendations regarding the process to […]

SB 932

Allows new sidewalk projects to be funded by the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority with regional funds.  

SB 953

Provides for highway maintenance payments to cities for paved trails that accommodate all modes of nonmotorized transportation, at a rate of 50 percent of the per-miles rate established for highway maintenance payments for collector roads and local streets.

SB 952

Bases highway maintenance payments to cities and towns on lane-miles of highways. Under current law, such payments are based on moving-lane-miles available to peak-hour traffic

SB 1159

Requires the Commonwealth Transportation Board to develop a life-cycle cost analysis for all primary highway projects approved by the Board for which the total cost of initial construction exceeds $500,000. The bill requires the analysis to include the total initial cost of the project and projected future maintenance costs and requires the Board to make […]

SJ 217

Requires the General Assembly to maintain permanent and separate Transportation Funds to include the Commonwealth Transportation Fund, Transportation Trust Fund, Highway Maintenance and Operating Fund, and other funds established by general law for transportation. All revenues dedicated to Transportation Funds on January 1, 2016, by general law, other than a general appropriation law, shall be […]

SB 815

Allows Virginia and North Caroline to each elect a co-chairman from among their membership. This will allow a co-chairman from each state to serve together instead of as chairman and vice-chairman, as has been the current practice.

HB 1398

Corrects typographical errors and other mistakes from the revision and recodification of Title 33. The bill also implements clarifying changes and other changes made in the revision and recodification of Title 33.2. The bill also repeals the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and Tunnel Compact, which is not in effect, and reinserts language that was omitted from […]

Coalition of Business Organizations Endorses Short List of Key Transportation Priorities

The Northern Virginia Transportation Coalition has announced the adoption of a resolution signed by twenty major business and industry organizations that urges regional transportation investments be based on five criteria and identifies nine projects it believes represent the investments of greatest regional significance. “We believe it is essential for this region that has the nation’s […]

Upgrading I-66 Requires Bold Approach

In January 14th testimony, the Alliance urged the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) to move forward with plans to improve and upgrade I-66 outside the Beltway, stating that improving Northern Virginia’s “Main Street”  is critical to sustaining our regional economy. The Alliance stressed that given I-66’s significance and current and future projected usage, it is critically […]

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