State of Virginia Archives: on Technology


Robert Sarvis: 21st-century transportation policy based on user-pays

Our bureaucratic approach to transportation was designed for the last century. We need a 21st-century transportation policy that's built to last. These are the principles that should guide reform of how Virginia does transportation policy:
Source: Virginia Governor 2013 campaign website, robertsarvis.com Sep 21, 2013

Bob McDonnell: $14B on 900 transportation projects, including more Amtrak

$14B on 900 transportation projects, including more Amtrak We put the most new funding into transportation since 1986, while maintaining our 5% debt limit. The 2011 transportation legislation jumpstarted over 900 projects. A record $14 billion in projects are now in procurement or under construction, including
Source: 2013 Virginia State of the State address Jan 9, 2013

Bob McDonnell: $4 billion for 6-year highway and rail project plan

Working across party lines last year we put the most new funding into transportation in a generation. Over $4 billion in new funding was provided in our six-year plan to support highway and rail projects. This funding has supported hundreds of projects across the state and the advertisement and award of nearly $2 billion in new contracts in 2011. It has also made possible public-private partnerships including the Midtown/Downtown Tunnel in Hampton Roads and the I-95 HOV/HOT Lanes Project.
Source: 2012 Virginia State of the State Address Jan 11, 2012

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