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While here, you will learn about how the Transportation Secretariat ensures our Commonwealth has a safe and efficient transportation system to support and improve every Virginian's quality of life. 

Agencies that are part of the Transportation Secretariat provide a wide array of products and services including road construction and repairs, rest area maintenance, regulating sea ports, airports and rail, and issuing license plates and driver's licenses. 

Links on the top of this page will take you to this site's features, including contact information and online resources.

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Transportation commissioner details upcoming road projects at Bedford meeting

Funding from Richmond is flowing into our region for several major transportation projects.  That's the word from Virginia's secretary of transportation. Aubrey Layne spoke to an audience at the Bedford Welcome Center Thursday afternoon. Layne talked about advantages of new legislation that allows state leaders to prioritize transportation projects in a different way.  Read more...

Bedford rail initiative may be on right track

The first question asked of Secretary of Transportation Aubrey Layne on his visit to Bedford on Thursday was about a potential train stop in town. Many of the questions or comments from Bedford-area residents, officials and business people followed along the same line. Read more...

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Toll Relief Benefits to Increase for Qualified Norfolk and Portsmouth Residents
Today Governor McAuliffe announced that Norfolk and Portsmouth residents are now receiving even more help paying Elizabeth River Tunnels tolls. As of Monday, April 10, 2017, the Toll Relief benefit has increased from 75-cents to one dollar, thanks
Governor McAuliffe Announces Reforms to Toll Violation Collections Process
Today at Norfolk City Hall, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the Macquarie-Skanska partnership has agreed to take corrective action to address concerns related to its handling of toll violation collections on the Elizabeth River Tunnels.
Governor McAuliffe Proposes Budget Amendment to Alleviate Financial Burden of Hampton Roads Toll Violation Collections Process
Today at Portsmouth City Hall, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced a proposed budget amendment in response to the Macquarie-Skanska partnership’s handling of toll violation collections on the Elizabeth River Tunnels, another step to help alleviate
Governor McAuliffe Declares State of Emergency in Response to Pending Winter Storm
With forecasts calling for a major winter storm event to impact portions of Virginia tonight through Tuesday, Governor Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency at 2 p.m. today. This action authorizes state agencies to assist local governments
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