High-speed rail: public meeting questions answered

May 18, 2016

Last month, the Hanover County Board of Supervisors and the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) held a public meeting to address concerns that Hanoverians had about the proposed high-speed rail. The meeting hosted a public question and answer session, where Hanover residents could address their questions and concerns to DRPT.

County Rescinds Initial Rail Recommendation

May 4, 2016

he Hanover County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution rescinding County Administrator Cecil R. “Rhu” Harris’ Jan. 7 letter recommending a western bypass for the proposed high-speed rail at their April 27 meeting.

Supervisors: More Study Needed on Route Options for Railroad

May 3, 2016

Just the mention of high-speed rail draws a crowd here, and that was certainly the case as a number of residents packed last week’s meeting of the Hanover County Board of Supervisors.

At Last, Expansion of High Speed Passenger Rail

April 30, 2016

DC to Richmond and Points South is in the Final Planning Stage

Questions Regarding Comments Follow High-speed Rail Meeting

April 27, 2016

At an April 4 public meeting organized by Hanover County that took place at Patrick Henry High School (PHHS), Hanover residents listened to an informational presentation by Emily Stock, Manager of Rail Planning for the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT).

Hanover Supervisors Backtrack on Position for High-speed Rail Project

April 26, 2016

The Hanover County Board of Supervisors has revised its position toward a high speed rail project that would link Richmond and Washington, pivoting away from its initial support of a western bypass of Ashland that was offered as one potential option.

High-speed rail: Surovell Appointed to Commission

April 21, 2016

Commission’s goal is to educate, advocate for expansion of fast, frequent and reliable rail service linking Virginia to East Coast.

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