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The Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (SAWMPO) Policy Board approved release for public comment the Draft 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), which identifies potential projects for funding over a 25-year period.

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.

Localities and regional applicants in the Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (SAWMPO) region submitted 14 unique tranportation project grant applications requesting $78 million to the Virginia Department of Transportation's (VDOT's) Smart Scale Funding Program on Augus

The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB), supported by the Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment (OIPI), the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT), is studying Interstate 64 and I-664 from the West Virginia state line to

RideShare, a regional service providing free carpool matching, vanpool coordination, and the "Guaranteed Ride Home" program that provides free rides home in an emergency, released an updated website to assist with navigating transportation options in the region.

The Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (SAWMPO) released for public comment the draft Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP), and the draft FY2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) on April 5, 2020.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (SAWMPO) Policy Board and Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) public meetings will be conducted by video conference call until further notice. The public is welcome to join the meetings.