2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Conference Report)

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Trans Dominion Rail Project (language only)

Item 483 #2c

Item 483 #2c

Rail and Public Transportation, Department of

Page 435, line 23, strike "B." and insert "B.1."
Page 435, after line 32, insert:
"2.  It is the General Assembly's intent that the Department continue to strive towards developing a Trans Dominion Rail Pilot Project to demonstrate the capability of passenger rail service to enhance economic development and connectivity among the communities served between Bristol and Richmond.  
3.  The pilot project should be designed to maximize ridership opportunities for potential riders in the near and distant future."

(This amendment directs the Department of Rail and Public Transportation to work towards development of the Trans Dominion Rail as a pilot project between Bristol and Richmond.)