The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) will consider public comments as it develops the FY2022-2027 Six-Year Improvement Program both via a virtual meeting in April, and via written comments through May 17, 2021.

An expansion of the Town Center Park and Ride commuter lot in Waynesboro is scheduled to begin March 29, 2021. The $1 million project will provide additional parking spaces, new transit facilities and improved access and lighting.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), in partnership with the Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT), is collecting data associated with travel to and from work in response to COVID-19 in Virginia through three different surveys. These surveys aim to capture changes in co

The Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (SAWMPO) released an amendment to the Title VI Plan for public comment.

The Commonwealth Transportation (CTB) released scores for the fourth round of transportation projects to be evaluated under the SMART SCALE prioritization process at their January

Beginning January 1, 2021, it is now illegal to hold a handheld personal communications device (e.g., a smart phone) while driving a moving motor vehicle. The "hands-free" law allows police to pull a driver over for having a phone in their hand.

The Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (SAWMPO) Policy Board approved Draft 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) at their December 2, 2020 meeting. The LRTP identifies potential projects for funding over a 25-year period.

The City of Staunton announced on November 23, 2020 via a press release that the City has engaged Messer Contracting, LLC to undertake a 20-month, $1.9M streetscape project that will renovate and invigorate a three-block section of North Central Avenue between West Frederick and Pump streets.  Th

The Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) received the Commonwealth Connectors Award at the annual American Planning Association (APA) Virginia conference in October 2020.

The Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (SAWMPO) is releasing a mobile-ready interactive website showcasing proposed walking, bicycling, roadway, and transit projects.