2020 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Connector Bus - Roanoke to Clifton Forge (language only)

Item 442 #1c

Item 442 #1c

Department of Rail and Public Transportation


Page 433, after line 5, insert:

“F. The Department of Rail and Public Transportation shall evaluate enhanced public transportation services from the City of Roanoke to the town of Clifton Forge for the purpose of enhanced connectivity to existing Amtrak service, including the potential ridership, cost and feasibility of multimodal transportation options along the Interstate 81 and U.S. Route 220 corridors. The Department shall complete its investigation and report to the Chairs of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance and Appropriations Committees no later than June 30, 2021."


(This amendment directs the Department of Rail and Public Transportation to investigate the need for, and their ability to fund, a connector bus from Roanoke to the Clifton Forge Amtrak station.)