TITLE

In Virginia, No Easy Passage for Kaine's Transportation Plan

AUTHOR(S)
Vadum, Matthew
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;2/10/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32317, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Virginia Governor Timothy M. Kaine is supporting legislation aimed at clarifying existing law to allow localities to reject rezoning requests if proposed new development would overwhelm transportation systems. A measure that would give local governments greater authority to stop development if they believe local roads cannot handle the traffic that development would generate was rejected by a panel of the House Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns. The plan of Kaine would generate $3.74 billion in revenue for transportation projects over four years using tax increases and user-fee hikes.
ACCESSION #
20281558

 

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