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VDOT will host a citizen information meeting for the planned widening of Interstate 81 in the Harrisonburg area. This project widens I-81 northbound and southbound to three lanes between mile marker 242.2 in Rockingham County and 248.5 in Harrisonburg.

The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) is developing the Statewide Rail Plan (SRP) projects, policies, and initiatives that will guide future growth and development in Virginia. 

The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Metropolitan Planning Organization (HRMPO) Policy Board and Technical Advisory Committee will resume conducting in-person meetings beginning in August 2021.

The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) recently approved the FY 2022-2027 Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP), which allocates $24 billion to highway, rail

Every year, the HRMPO sets the region's transportation safety and performance targets to meet state and national Transportation Performance Management (TPM) safety goals.

Harrisonburg Department of Public Transportation is Seeking Input for a Multimodal Transit Center Feasibility Study: Survey Available Online and at Key Locations

Beginning January 1, 2021, it is now illegal to hold a handheld personal communications device (e.g., a smart phone) while driving a moving motor vehicle. The "hands-free" law allows police to pull a driver over for having a phone in their hand.

RICHMOND — This week, the Department of Rail and Public Transportation received the Commonwealth Connectors Award at the annual American Planning Association Virginia conference. The award recognizes DRPT’s successful planning and implementation of the Virginia Breeze intercity bus service

As part of Virginia’s $2 billion Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Program, the Virginia Department of Transportation has launched a new website detailing projects that are underway and planned.  As most jurisdictions in the Commonwealth have entered Phase Three of the “Forward Virginia” plan fo

RideShare, a regional service providing free carpool matching, vanpool coordination, and the "Guaranteed Ride Home" program that provides free rides home in an emergency, released an updated website to assist with navigating transportation options in the region.

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