Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the adequacy and equity of funding for transportation programs in the Commonwealth.
Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the reasonableness, appropriateness, and equity of highway construction allocations in the Commonwealth.
Provides that the five percent of monies allocated annually by the Commonwealth Transportation Board currently dedicated to paving of unpaved highways carrying more than 50 vehicles per day will instead be allocated for paving or improving such highways.
Requires NVTA’s regional transportation plan to make reducing congestion its primary objective in Planning District 8 to the greatest extent practicable.
Requires the Department of Taxation to provide to the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) the methodology it uses in calculating, and an itemized accounting of, the amount of revenue it retains in costs incurred for administering the collection of sales tax revenue otherwise due to the NVTA.
Adds to the duties of the Joint Commission on Transportation Accountability (JCTA) (i) reviewing actions of the Commonwealth Transportation Board and (ii) making recommendations to the General Assembly on necessary transportation legislation. This bill is a recommendation of the JCTA.
Directs JLARC to study the adequacy of taxes and fees currently dedicated to highway funding and the feasibility of alternative revenue sources, including but not limited to road usage charges based on vehicle miles traveled, other flat fees, increased use of tolls, and charges on motor vehicle parts and fluids that must be replaced as […]
Reduces the motor fuels tax on gasoline and gasohol from 5.1% to 3.5% of the statewide average wholesale price of a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline. The rate increased from 3.5% to 5.1% on January 1, 2015, as required by Chapter 766 of the Acts of Assembly of 2013, because Congress did not pass a […]
Provides that members of the Commonwealth Transportation Board do not serve at the pleasure of the Governor, but may be removed from office by the Governor for malfeasance, misfeasance, incompetence, neglect of duty, absenteeism, conflicts of interest, failure to carry out the policies of the Commonwealth, or refusal to carry out a lawful directive of […]
Provides for the weighting of votes cast by Board members appointed from highway construction districts to reflect the differences in district populations at the most recent census.