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.

SMART SCALE Round 3 Training Sessions

The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) launched the Virginia Breeze, Virginia's new intercity bus program on December 1, 2017.

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.

The Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission (CSPDC) adopted the region's Long-Range Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Plan at its October 16, 2017 meeting.

The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) launched the Virginia Breeze, Virginia's new intercity bus program on December 1, 2017.

The SAWMPO and the Charlottesville-Albemarle MPO (CAMPO) will hold their third annual joint meeting on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the King Family Vineyards, 6550 Roseland Farm Crozet, VA 22932.

The movement of people and goods is important for Virginia’s vitality and competitiveness. During the past three years, Virginia’s multimodal transportation agencies have prepared a series of plans and documents that make up Virginia’s Statewide Multimodal Transportation Policy Plan, 

A first-of-its-kind Inter-Regional Transit Study evaluated potential bus service between the cities of Harrisonburg, Staunton, Waynesboro and Charlottesville.

The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) approved the following changes to Round 3 of the SMART SCALE program on October 24, 2017.