Gov. Bob McDonnell today announced that he will host the 2013 Governor’s Transportation Conference, themed “Road to the Future,” on Dec. 4-6. The conference, which will highlight Virginia’s continued move towards improvements and expansion of the Commonwealth’s multi-modal transportation system.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has issued a record of decision on the 25-mile Tier 1 environmental impact statement (EIS) study of Interstate 66 from the Capital Beltway to Haymarket, clearing the way for the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) to select one or more of the final ten concepts for detailed analysis.
Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe on Friday announced his selection of Aubrey Layne as Secretary of Transportation at the Norfolk International Terminal. Layne, a resident of Virginia Beach, has been a member of the Commonwealth Transportation Board since 2009.
The first of the new public transit services resulting from the historic transportation funding bill, HB2313 and the 2013 General Assembly session’s Senate Bill 1140 kicked off Nov. 4 in Central Virginia. JAUNT, a public transportation provider based in Charlottesville, covers six jurisdictions and is providing new services in each of them.
Over the past several months, 35 Augusta Health employees earned national certifications in their areas of expertise, and three earned Bachelors’ degrees. Certifications require demonstration of extensive knowledge in a subject area, usually by examination, and degrees require a commitment of years of study and commitment.
The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) is holding a public meeting in the Staunton District next week so residents can learn more about transportation projects funded in the current Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP) and to provide comments for transportation improvements in the upcoming SYIP.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides van transportation for individuals 60 years and older through a “Senior Transportation Program” to destinations in Highland and surrounding counties; Completes paperwork and van maintenance checks.
The Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (SAWMPO) will hold a public open house Wednesday, Nov. 6 from 4:30-7 p.m. at Wilson Middle School in Fishersville to kick off the development of a Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP).
Gov. Bob McDonnell today invited Virginia residents to attend the public meetings to be held across the state this fall so they can learn more about transportation projects funded in the current Six-Year Improvement Program.
Gov. Bob McDonnell announced that the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) awarded $168 million worth of transportation projects during its meeting held earlier today.
The Virginia Department of Transportation will close part of Route 682 (Friedens Church Road) in Rockingham County on Saturday, Oct. 26 for bridge improvements.
Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Amtrak Virginia service continues to grow year and after year, delivering statewide benefits, providing vital transportation services, advancing the Commonwealth’s economy, and demonstrating the value and convenience of intercity passenger rail.
The Virginia Department of Transportation will briefly close the right lane of Interstate 81 southbound on the night of Tuesday, Oct. 15 to repair a small sinkhole.
The Virginia Department of Transportation will briefly close the right lane of Interstate 81 southbound on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013 to repair a small sinkhole.
The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled left lane closures for the week of Oct. 14-18 on Interstate 64 westbound in Augusta County.