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Localities and regional applicants in the Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (SAWMPO) region submitted 14 unique tranportation project grant applications requesting $78 million to the Virginia Department of Transportation's (VDOT's) Smart Scale Funding Program on Augus

The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB), supported by the Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment (OIPI), the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT), is studying Interstate 64 and I-664 from the West Virginia state line to

RideShare, a regional service providing free carpool matching, vanpool coordination, and the "Guaranteed Ride Home" program that provides free rides home in an emergency, released an updated website to assist with navigating transportation options in the region.

The Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (SAWMPO) released for public comment the draft Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP), and the draft FY2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) on April 5, 2020.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (SAWMPO) Policy Board and Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) public meetings will be conducted by video conference call until further notice. The public is welcome to join the meetings.

Governor Ralph Northam and legislative leaders announced support for a transportation package that addesses safety and funding improvements for rail and transit. Outlined in House Bill 1414 and 

The VTrans 2019 Mid-term Needs are now available for review after the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) approved the Mid-term Needs on January 15, 2020.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and a conslultant recently completed a study of one of the highest crash corridors in the region — Route 250 (Jefferson Highway/West Main Street) in Augusta County and the City of Waynesboro.