| Jul 19, 2014
| 2:05 PM
A mandated 60-day review of the state's hurricane emergency and evacuation plan is due on Gov. Terry McAuliffe's desk by Aug. 15. The governor ordered the review in May after participating in an emergency exercise, during which he expressed doubts about...
| Aug 26, 2014
We remain bullish on the promise of the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission, despite some coughing and sputtering since its formation. The group was created to handle the funding for the region's most pressing road projects, and we...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Tucked amid proposals on the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization's list of 200 potential long-range projects for the Peninsula are about 30 proposals that focus on two-wheeled, pedal-powered vehicles.
Bike lanes and trails have become...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:46 PM
One of the key elements of the state's Hampton Roads hurricane evacuation plan — the ability to convert interstates and roadways into one-way corridors — is under review.
The lane-reversal plan, which was developed 11 years ago after...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:51 PM
Mayors on the Peninsula and the Southside are watching the track of Tropical Storm Arthur closely as it cruises up the Atlantic coast from Florida. National Weather Service forecasters predict it will pass the region on Friday, but the greatest rains...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:05 PM
POQUOSON — More than 20 people, mostly transportation officials, attended the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Committee's (HRTAC) first community meeting at Poquoson High School.
Voting members present at Wednesday's meet-and-greet...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Members of a newly formed regional transportation organization are moving forward with an option to operate independently of two existing transit groups in Hampton Roads — a move some critics and voting members say seemed forced by state legislative...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 7:58 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — On a recent mid-week afternoon, the Newport News Amtrak station was bustling with patrons lugging suitcases into the sparse waiting room to await the arrival of the 4:55 p.m. train to Richmond and points north.
About 50 people...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 11:13 AM
Dennis Heuer, the Virginia Department of Transportation Hampton Roads district administrator under fire since last weekend's traffic nightmare, was not in his normal seat Thursday at the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization's monthly meeting...
| Feb 24, 2013
Like a victim tied to buzz saw table in an old movie melodrama, federal, state and local agencies and departments, and a host of businesses and nonprofit organizations are watching with alarm as budget blades churn toward them.
On Friday automatic...