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Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads

  • Description: The Commission prepares the transportation plan for the transportation district and revises and amends the plan in accordance with the planning process and procedures specified in Article 7 (§ 33.2-1928 et seq.). The Commission may, when a transportation plan is adopted according to such article, construct or acquire, by purchase or lease, the transportation facilities specified in such transportation plan. The Commission may enter into agreements or leases with private companies for the operation of its facilities or may operate such facilities itself. The Commission may enter into contracts or agreements with the counties and cities within the transportation district, with counties and cities that adjoin the transportation district and are within the same planning district, or with other commissions of adjoining transportation districts to provide, or cause to be provided, transit facilities and service to such counties and cities or to provide transit facilities and other modes of transportation between adjoining transportation districts. Such contracts or agreements, together with any agreements or leases for the operation of such facilities, may be utilized by the transportation district to finance the construction and operation of transportation facilities, and such contracts, agreements, or leases inure to the benefit of any creditor of the transportation district.
  • Report Date: None specified
  • Expiration Date: N/A
  • Staff Contact:

    Luis Ramos – (757) 222-6159, lramos@hrtransit.org

All members appointed by Speaker of the House. Appointment coincident with House term.
House Members:
Name
The Honorable Shelly A. Simonds
All members appointed by Senate Committee on Rules. Appointment coincident with Senate term.
Senate Members:
Name
The Honorable Lionell Spruill Sr.
Citizen Members:
Name Representing Appointed By Term
6 Citizens Governor  
Ex Officio Members:
Name Title
The Honorable Shannon Valentine Secretary of Transportation
Additional Members: The governing body of each county or city embraced by the transportation district may appoint either a member of its governing body or its county or city manager to serve as an ex officio member with voting privileges.

Membership and Term Information:
Max # House: 1 Appointment Coincident With House Term? YES
Max # Senate: 1 Appointment Coincident With Senate Term? YES
Max # Citizens: 1
Max # Ex Officio: 1
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