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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.

The Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (SAWMPO) concluded a public engagement effort to learn about residents’ transportation needs and priorities in the region.

On Friday, July 24, the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) relaunched its 

The 2020 SAWMPO regular meeting schedule for the Policy Board and Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) has been approved and is hereby released.