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The Commonwealth Transportation (CTB) released scores for the fourth round of transportation projects to be evaluated under the SMART SCALE prioritization process at their January

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.

(RICHMOND) – On Friday, July 24, the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) relaunched its

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Metropolitan Planning Organization (HRMPO) Policy Board and Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) public meetings will be conducted by video conference call until further notice. The public is welcome to join the meetings.

SMART SCALE is a program that distributes transportation funds based on a transparent and objective evaluation of projects that will determine how effectively they achieve statewide transportation needs outlined in VTrans 20

Governor Ralph Northam and legislative leaders announced support for a transportation package that addesses safety and funding improvements for rail and transit. Outlined in House Bill 1414 and 

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