The Virginian Pilot has also posted a lot of valuable information (news articles and editorials).
Property rights amendment would put an onerous burden on local government – Are there implications for Midtown-MLK-Downtown?
For realtime conditions, go to Trafficland HR
Major Transportation Projects Under Construction in Virginia Bring Faster Travel, New Choices and More Jobs (as Governor McDonnell tells it)
With today’s filing the media coverage has gone national!
The AAA gets it really badly wrong
Set them right – post a comment on their Facebook page!
Now, more and more regional media are taking up the cudgels:
Watch WAVY TV news coverage on the first day at our new YouTube channel!
The Virginia News Letter
Richmond Times Dispatch:
Suffolk News Herald:
Read the Comprehensive Agreement on the Midtown – MLKI – Downtown Tunnel project.
The Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization has posted the video of the March 15 meeting.
CONTINUING THE FIGHT: On June 17 Secretary of Transportation Connaughton testified about the impact of Judge Cale’s decision on this and other public-private transportation projects at a House Appropriations Committee meeting before a room packed with notollsHR supporters. Here’s the WAVY TV report on the Richmond hearing.
Here’s the letter from Portsmouth City staff with the resolution adopted unanimously by City Council at their 12 March meeting, and here is the EDA resolution authorizing $50,000 in financial support for the lawsuit!
For the true impact on downtown Portsmouth, watch the excellent Portsmouth City Council briefing on the project on February 19 – there are links to the video and the handout plus suggested time codes for highlights of the video here.
Read this study of the Virginia Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995 by the Southern Environmental Law Center, showing how we’re losing out in the process!
Watch the ERC presentation to Norfolk Council on the traffic snarl-up they have in store for us in the next few years!
See the WAVY TV report on the presentation.
Watch the WVEC report on flooding at the Hague in Norfolk during the recent nor’easter – and remember, this is where the new Midtown Tunnel is supposed to increase traffic flow!