The SAWMPO Policy Board will review SMART SCALE project applications being considered by the Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro, Augusta County, BRITE Transit, and the SAWMPO itself at the June 6, 2018 Policy Board meeting.
The Secretary of Transportation, Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB), and State DOT officals hosted the region's FY 2019-2024 Six Year Improvement Program (SYIP) Spring Transportation Public Hearing on Thursday May 3, 2018 at the Holiday Inn Staunton Conference Center.
The VDOT SMART Portal opens on March 1, 2018, for SMART SCALE Round 3 applications. SMART SCALE Round 3 marks the beginning of VDOT's biennial SMART SCALE application cycle and covers the fiscal years 2019 and 2020. Applications for the SMART SCALE Round 3 application period are due August 1, 2018.
Virginia Governor elect Ralph Northam has appointed Shannon Valentine, a member of the Commonwealth Transportation Board and a former House delegate, as the Commonwealth’s new secretary of transportation. Ms. Valentine represented the Lynchburg area in the state House from 2006 to 2010.