Transportation Funding Issues

A state Senator’s initiative to raise more revenue for transportation has picked up support from the Mayors and Chairs of Virginia’s Urban Crescent and many other local leaders.  The bill was also prompted by proposed new highway tolls and concerns that the Commonwealth may lose its economic competiveness if transportation funding deficits are not solved.  And as Virginia Public Radio’s Anne Marie Morgan reports, it’s a complex, multi-pronged approach that would raise more than 730 million dollars per year.

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