2018 Crossover Accomplishments
Easing Transportation Congestion
Transportation is about more than just getting to and from work; it’s about quality of life and jobs. Our transportation solutions will help our economy grow and make life easier for families.
Reform and invest in Metro: House Leaders announced a serious plan to reform and invest in Metro without raising taxes. The amended bill, HB 1539, introduced by Chairman Hugo, will inject over $100 million annually in Metro by redirecting existing regional transportation funding to WMATA’s capital needs. The investments will be contingent on substantive reforms to WMATA, including a two percent cap on operating growth, a review of board governance, a review of the legal and organizational structure, labor costs and relations, outstanding pension obligations, and safety measures.
HJ 87 O’Quinn | Study; joint subcommittee to study adding additional lanes on Interstate 81 between Winchester and Bristol; report.
Establishes a joint subcommittee to study the feasibility of adding additional lanes on Interstate 81 between Winchester and Bristol.