2016 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Reeves
Co-Patron(s): McDougle, Stuart
VRE Impact Analysis (language only)

Item 436 #8s

Item 436 #8s

Secretary of Transportation


Page 372, following line 12, insert:

"M.  The Commonwealth Transportation Board shall convene a subcommittee to review the  long range service plan and financial analysis of Virginia Railway Express and assess the conclusions of that analysis with respect to the service impact in the I-66 and I-95 / I-395 corridors of statewide significance.  The Board shall consult with interested stakeholders and report its findings to the Secretary of Transportation, and the Chairmen of the House Committees on Appropriations and Transportation and the Senate Committees on Finance and Transportation no later than August 31, 2016.".


(This amendment directs the Commonwealth Transportation Board to create a subcommittee for the purposes of reviewing the long range strategic and financial plans as well as service impacts of the Virginia Railway Express.)