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Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization

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  • Our home, our problem

    In Hampton Roads, forecasts of rain — such as the occasionally heavy precipitation Wednesday — almost inevitably mean an expectation of flooding. In places including Hampton, Newport News, Virginia Beach and, of course, Norfolk, streets and other low-lying areas are inundated with nearly every passing storm.
  • Newport News eyes two sites as part of new transportation center

    Newport News eyes two sites as part of new transportation center
    Newport News has identified potential sites for a train storage and servicing area to complement a proposed transportation hub off Bland Boulevard. Newport News plans to seek public input on that portion of the project that the city's Director of...

    HRBT comes under fire in public survey

    HRBT comes under fire in public survey
    Traffic snarls at the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel received the most comments and drew the most fire from motorists as part of a congestion survey compiled by the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization. The habits of other drivers, poor...

    New Virginia law aims to take politics out of roads projects

    New Virginia law aims to take politics out of roads projects
    Relieving congestion is now one of the highest criteria used to evaluate future roads projects in Hampton Roads. Virginia House Bill 2, which became effective July 1, requires the Commonwealth Transportation Board to prioritize projects based on factors...

    Newport News cuts emissions, regional commission launches new website

    As world leaders discussed climate change in New York City last week, the city of Newport News reported on its effort to reduce greenhouse gases in its fleet. The city converted its 27th vehicle to propane in February, helping contribute to a fleet...