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Virginians for Better Transportation (VBT) is the public education and outreach program of the Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance (VTCA). VTCA is the only state association exclusively dedicated to serving the transportation construction industry. With the latest information and news, VBT serves to advocate for continued support of long-term transportation funding to ensure Virginia's transportation needs are met.

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VBT : The Consequences of Limited Resources, Part 1

While SMART SCALE (HB2) helps prioritize important transportation projects in Virginia, we must acknowledge the hundreds of projects that still can’t receive adequate funding.

This became evident in Round 1 of our SMART SCALE program, where 321 projects were submitted for funding, but only 163 of those could receive the money they needed. That left 158 Virginia transportation projects unfunded.

In Round 2, a greater number of projects were submitted—more than 400—which means that, in all likelihood, even more than 158 projects will have to be turned down this year.

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Richmond Times-Dispatch : Aubrey Layne column: Virginia's roads and bridges being built on a better foundation

A reliable transportation system is essential to Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s mission to build the New Virginia Economy, bringing jobs and new business to the commonwealth.

Over the course of his administration, we have worked with the General Assembly to radically change, for the better, the delivery and funding of transportation projects.

These changes have resulted in the most significant improvements to major urban corridors in more than 30 years.

Along the urban crescent, from the Port of Virginia to I-64 through Hampton Roads and Richmond and up I-95 to the D.C. line, there will be more travel choices than ever before, including a multi-modal 90-mile express lanes system in Fredericksburg and Northern Virginia and numerous improvements to I-95 through Richmond.

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