2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Land Use Modeling (language only)

Item 525 #11s

Item 525 #11s

Transportation, Department of

Page 358, after line 22, insert:
"J.  Out of amounts appropriated for this item, the Department shall pilot the modeling and predicting of  induced traffic and indirect land-use impacts as part of the Spotsylvania Courthouse Bypass project(s).  The pilot shall include, but not be limited to, the new facility's influence on population shifts, new development on farm and forest land, and the resulting need for additional school, sewer, and road infrastructure.  The Department shall conduct its work whenever possible in conjunction with the environmental impact statement process (EIS).  Modeling results and predictions shall be reported to the Commonwealth Transportation Board, the 2001 and 2002 General Assembly, and affected local governments."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)