2006 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5002 (Conference Report)

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VDOT - Local Performance Measures (language only)

Item 427 #5c

Item 427 #5c

Secretary Of Transportation

Page 367, after line 22, insert:
“G.1.  The Intermodal Office shall coordinate the efforts of the Departments of Transportation, and Rail and Public Transportation to work with local governments to develop specific performance measures and criteria by which to measure the success of transportation projects funded with any revenues derived from legislation enacted by the General Assembly to provide local governments or regional authorities with dedicated transportation revenues.  Such criteria shall measure performance, including but not limited to, improvements related to safety, connectivity, economic development, improved air quality, and traffic mitigation.  
2. As part of this effort, the Intermodal Office shall work with the relevant state agencies and representatives of local government to develop a standard cost/ benefit methodology to analyze projects."

(This amendment requires the Intermodal Office to work with VDOT, DRPT and local governments to develop performance standards to measure the success of transportation projects in improving congestion, safety, air quality, and other variables with any new local or regional transportation revenue.)