Posts Tagged Infrastructure

Full Speed Ahead on Major Initiative to Cut Down on I-95 Congestion, Expand Amtrak Access

Governor Ralph Northam before Tuesday’s announcement (Credit: Michael Pope)

Railroads once dominated transportation in Virginia until the invention of the automobile. Now, rail is making a comeback. Michael Pope has the story.

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VRE Asks for $20 Million More Each Year from General Assembly Plus $400 Million from Feds


Senator Tim Kaine talks with transportation officials at the Spotsylvania VRE station, which opened last year. (Credit: Michael Pope)

When the next Congress takes office in 2017, one of the first big items on the agenda will be infrastructure spending. And Virginia may benefit from an agreement between a Republican president and Democrats in Congress. Michael Pope has the story.


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