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The Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (SAWMPO) released for public comment a draft Transit Section amendment to the FY2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). Copies of the draft amendment will be available for public review at the following locations:

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) in collaboration with the City of Staunton, the Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (SAWMPO), BRITE Transit and ATCS consulting, is conducting a study on 10 intersections within the City of Staunton that are indicated as

The Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (SAWMPO) Policy Board and Technical Advisory Committee will resume conducting in-person meetings beginning in August 2021.

The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) recently approved the FY 2022-2027 Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP), which allocates $24 billion to highway, rail

Every year, the SAWMPO sets the region's transportation safety and performance targets to meet state and national Transportation Performance Management (TPM) safety goals.

The SAWMPO is conducting a Small Area Study near Interstate 81 Exit 235 in Weyers Cave. The study is evaluating mid-term solutions to periodic congestion, and long-term corridor needs and intersection configurations to accommodate future growth along Route 256 between US 11 and Triangle Drive.

The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) is developing the Statewide Rail Plan (SRP) projects, policies, and initiatives that will guide future growth and development in Virginia. 

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