2014 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Peace
Transportation Accountability to Evaluate Project Selection Criteria (language only)

Item 1 #4h

Item 1 #4h

Legislative Department
General Assembly of Virginia

Page 8, after line 27, insert:
"N.  The Joint Commission on Transportation Accountability shall develop criteria and standards for grading the relative priority for individual transportation projects based on 1) congestion relief; 2) safety, health, and welfare; 3) economic development 4) utilization of available technology.  The proposed criteria and process for utilizing them in the project selection process shall be reported to the Chairmen of House Appropriations, Senate Finance, and House and Senate Transportation Committees by November 15, 2013."

(This amendment directs the Transportation Accountability Commission to develop criteria that would be used to compare the relative priority of individual transportation projects being considered for inclusion in either the VDOT Six Year Program or a regional transportation program in one of the Commonwealth's metropolitan regions.)