David Foster: Virginia transportation planning is biased toward highways
In an opinion piece in the Roanoke Times, David Foster, Executive Director of Rail Solution makes a good case that the current Virginia transportation plan is not balanced in its… Continue reading
VDOT has posted the 2014 public hearing schedule for the draft 2015-20 Six-Year Improvement Program.
(These meetings have been concluded)
See the presentation by RAIL Solution
“Investing in Virginia’s Transportation Future: Fiscal Year 2015-2020 Six-Year Improvement Program.”
Public hearings… Continue reading
January 2014 |
With new Governor Terry McAuliffe, several changes have been made in the Virginia transportation agencies’ leadership.
The new Secretary of Transportation is Aubrey Layne.
John Malbon was appointed to the Commonwealth Transportation Board and Charles… Continue reading
A November 24, 2013 column in the Roanoke (Virginia) Times points out statistics that RAIL Solution has pointed out before. The I-81 numbers for predicted increase in traffic that VDOT has been using in their “Six-Year Improvement Program” to… Continue reading
Remind Virginia transportation leaders:
We want rail freight improvements & passenger service!
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Holiday Inn Staunton Conference Center
152 Fairway Lane
Staunton, VA 24401
Representatives from the CTB, VDOT, Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT),… Continue reading
Nov. 30, 2013
Last night I represented RAIL Solution at the Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) hosted public meeting for the Salem District. These hearings are held twice a year in the various VDOT operational districts… Continue reading
The Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) is hosting nine public meetings across the commonwealth for the public to discuss projects and programs in the CTB’s current Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP) and provide comments for the development of the Fiscal… Continue reading