Joe Vagi 804-371-8304, 804-837-3261
Courtney L. Ware 804-225-3746

April 8, 2011

Public Input Sought on Proposed Six-Year Improvement Program

RICHMOND − The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) will hold four public hearings to solicit public comments about essential rail, transit, transportation demand management, bicycle, pedestrian and highway projects in the Working Draft of the Fiscal Year 2012-2017 Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP) to be approved by the CTB in June 2011.


(Host districts are bolded)
Location Date

Hampton Roads


Hampton Roads Planning District Commission
723 Woodlake Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23320
April 27, 2011, 6 p.m.
Northern Virginia VDOT District Office
Potomac Conference Center
4975 Alliance Drive, Suite 1N201
Fairfax, VA 22030
May 4, 2011, 7 p.m.
Salem, Bristol, Lynchburg, Staunton Salem District Auditorium
731 Harrison Avenue
Salem, VA 24153
May 12, 2011, 6 p.m.
Richmond, Culpeper, Fredericksburg VDOT Central Office Auditorium
1221 East Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219

May 18, 2011, 6 p.m



All projects in the SYIP that are eligible for federal funding will be included in the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program, which documents how Virginia will obligate its share of federal funds. 

The Working Draft of the Fiscal Year 2012-2017 SYIP addresses elements of Governor Bob McDonnell’s Omnibus Transportation Funding Bill. 

The document will be available at the public hearings and on the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) Web sites at  and, respectively, prior to the hearing.

Written comments may be submitted via mail or email until May 27, 2011.

Written comments can be submitted to:

Public Information Office
Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation
600 E. Main St., Suite 2102
Richmond, VA 23219


Programming Director
Virginia Department of Transportation
1401 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219


For more information, visit the CTB Web site at, the VDOT Web site at or the DRPT Web site at




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