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2018 Virginia General Assembly Session …Almost Done

The 60-day regular session of the 2018 Virginia General Assembly adjourned on Saturday, March 10 as scheduled but without a biennial budget due to disagreement between the House and Senate over expansion of Medicaid.  Governor Northam set a special budget session for April 11.

VTA is happy to report that two significant transit bills passed this session HB 1539 was the final conference vehicle for agreement on Metro and other transit measures. 

The bill allocates $154 million for Metro funding as was needed but the revenue only comes from existing sources of funding.  We now await Governor Northam’s action on the bill to see if any changes will be made on revenue sources before the reconvened or “veto” session on April 18th

In other action, after several years of trying to get a gas tax floor in place in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads, it finally was approved in SB 896

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Transit Advocacy Day at the Virginia General Assembly
January 22, 2018

On Monday, January 22 the Virginia Transit Association hosted its annual legislative briefing, Transit Advocacy Day, and “Transportations Choices” Legislative Reception. For more information and photos, please click here




Watch the Transit Capital Video that highlights the impact

of transit on Virginia's economy and why an investment in

transit capital is critical.

The Honorable Tom Rust

Former House Transportation Chair and Member of

The Transit Capital Revenue Advisory Board

Transit Capital Project Revenue Advisory Board Report


Who’s my Legislator?



 Citizen's Guide to the General Assembly by VPAP



FAST FACTS on public transportation

Automated Vehicles Can’t Save Cities

Commuter Tax Benefits for Transit  

Voices for Public Transit-Helping Communities Thrive

Transit News


VTA News:

PRTC elects New Executive Board

DASH Offers Demonstration Of Electric Bus Of The Future

Federal News:

Administration Budget Proposal for Fiscal Year 2019 

FTA - Updated TAM Website Demonstration Video: A TAM website demonstration video is now available to help navigate the wealth of resources available on the FTA TAM website.

FTA - New FAQs: The TAM FAQs page has been updated to include additional information on requirements for 5310 grantees.

FTA - TAM Final Rule Compliance Checklist: An updated version of the TAM Final Rule Compliance Checklist is now available, including additional information about requirements for Tier I and Tier II agencies.

FTA Region III TrAMS Grant Development Reference Guide 2017

Industry Footprint Map 

APTA Legislative and Regulatory Updates:

State News:

Metrorail and VRE Boost State Revenues by $600 Million 

Smart Scale:  Information regarding the scores and the funding scenario are available here

VTRANS2040:  The Draft 2025 Recommendations for Tier 1 needs are currently being presented to all MPO and/or PDC regions in Virginia.  All the materials from these meetings are available at http://www.vtrans2040.com/Pages/Recommendations.aspx

DRPT Organizational Chart

DRPT FY18 Six-Year Improvement Plan