to join the Virginia Department of Rail
and Public Transportation (DRPT) and the
Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for
public hearings to learn about the Draft
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that is
now available for review and comment.
Draft EIS details recommended
improvements to increase reliability and
provide capacity to add nine daily passenger
rail round trips between Washington, D.C.
and Richmond, VA.
plan recommends projects and policies to
improve the transportation system in order
to capitalize on the Richmond Marine
Terminal and other economic opportunities in
this key 13-mile industrial and commercial
corridor along Interstate 95 from the James
River to Route 10.
contact us with questions or comments on
the Commerce Corridor Study.
releases updated indicators and new website of regional data
The Capital Region Collaborative
is a collaborative effort to engage
government, business and community
stakeholders in a process of identifying,
prioritizing and implementing actions that
will enhance the quality of life in the
Transportation Priority Projects list
MPO maintains an adopted
Regional Transportation Priority Projects
list, which is submitted to the
Commonwealth Transportation Board and
Virginia Department of Transportation to
assist them in allocating transportation
resources. The list is a valuable asset for
expressing regional support when seeking to
obtain federal, state and other sources of