All Posts in ‘Funding’

Troubled Bridges Over The Potomac’s Waters

The 84-year old Arlington Memorial Bridge carries 68,000 vehicles per day. Absent immediate replacement of its deck and support structures, it will close to traffic in 2021. Area elected officials recently called a press conference to demand action. The 54-year old American Legion Bridge carries more than 240,000 vehicles daily.  Afternoon back-ups regularly extend to […]

SB 742

Motor vehicle fuels sales tax in certain transportation districts. Changes the regional gas tax in Hampton Roads from a percentage to a cents per gallon tax that decreases as the price of gas increases. The regional gas tax in Hampton Roads would have a floor of $0.05 per gallon and a ceiling of $0.14 per […]

SB 477

Motor vehicle fuels; sales tax in certain transportation districts, price floor. Places a floor on the 2.1 percent regional gas tax to match the floor on the statewide gas tax that was set in HB2313, correcting an oversight from HB2313. The regional gas tax supports transit services for NVTC and PRTC, including VRE operations and WMATA […]

HJ 139

Constitutional Amendment (first resolution); transportation funds 

HB 1008

Motor vehicle fuels; sales tax in certain transportation districts, price floor. Places a floor on the 2.1 percent regional gas tax to match the floor on the statewide gas tax that was set in HB2313, correcting an oversight from HB2313. The regional gas tax supports transit services for NVTC and PRTC, including VRE operations and WMATA […]