Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation

Legislative Updates


In addition to furthering its own legislative initiatives, DRPT monitors agency and industry-related legislation as well as the Governor's Budget and proposed budget amendments throughout each General Assembly Session. 

2018 Virginia General Assembly Session

DRPT has proposed the following legislation:

HB 1319/SB 856

HB 727

2017 Reports to the General Assembly

Annual Status Report on Rail Fixed Guideway State Safety Oversight Program Performance in the Commonwealth of Virginia

Transit Capital Projects Revenue Advisory Board Final Report

Review of the Costs and Funding Sources for a Potential Richmond to Hampton Roads Passenger Rail Study 

WMATA Update #1

WMATA Update #2

WMATA Update #3

How Virginia is Using Transit and TDM to address Highway Congestion and SOV Travel

To view legislative reports from DRPT for prior years, please follow this link


Chris Smith
Director of Policy, Communications and Legislative Affairs

Andrew Wright
Legislative and Communications Specialist


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