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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...

Recent News

Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia’s First Transportation Program based on an Objective, Data-Driven Prioritization Process
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) voted on the first wave of transportation projects scored by Virginia’s new data-driven prioritization process. The process (formerly called House Bill 2 or HB2)
Governor McAuliffe Signs Executive Directive To Strengthen Safety Oversight of the Washington Metrorail System
Governor Terry McAuliffe today signed an executive directive instructing state transportation officials to facilitate the creation and staffing of a Metro Safety Commission and giving them the authority to oversee compliance with safety directives
Governor McAuliffe Signs Executive Order Extending Validity of Expiring Driver’s Licenses
Governor Terry McAuliffe this week took executive action to give Virginians affected by a weekend computer disruption additional time to renew driver’s licenses scheduled to expire during the service interruption.
Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign Raises More Than $4 Million in 2015
Governor McAuliffe announced today that the Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC) for state employee workplace giving raised over $4 million dollars during its 2015 campaign. This is a 7 percent increase over last year’s drive. State employees
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