Transit Ridership Incentive Program; use of funds for reduced-fare or zero-fare transit projects. (SB342)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon), and Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Transit Ridership Incentive Program. Directs the Commonwealth Transportation Board to use at least 25 percent of the funds available for the Transit Ridership Incentive Program for grants to fund reduced-fare or zero-fare transit projects. Under current law, the amount that may be used for such programs is capped at 25 percent. The bill provides that funds awarded for reduced-fare or zero-fare transit projects shall not be included in the requirement that funds be awarded in accordance with a statewide equitable ratio. Read the Bill »

Status

01/20/2022: passed committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101760D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/20/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB342)
01/20/2022Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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