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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. 

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10-29-15 2015 Governor's Transportation Conference, Virginia Beach

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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Governor McAuliffe and Partners Break Ground on I-66 Outside the Beltway Express Lanes Project
Governor Terry McAuliffe today joined the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), Department of Rail and Public Transportation, federal, state and local partners, and the Commonwealth’s private partner, I-66 Express Mobility Partners (EMP), to
Vector and Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority Announce Three Upcoming Orbital Launches from Wallops Island
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Vector, a nanosatellite launch company comprised of new-space and enterprise software industry veterans from SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, McDonnell Douglas, Boeing, Sea Launch and VMware, has entered into an
Governor McAuliffe Announces USDOT Approval of Federal Loan for I-66 Public-Private Partnership
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) issued their approval to provide a $1.2 billion Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan for the I-66 Outside the
Governor McAuliffe and Partners Launch New Transit Services on I-66
Governor Terry McAuliffe today joined the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Department of Rail and Public Transportation, the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, and state and local leaders to celebrate the launch of the first
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