Transportation & Infrastructure

Beep Beep: Electric School Buses Roll In Culpeper

The funds for electric buses stemmed from two Environmental Protection Agency programs: the 2021 American Rescue Plan Electric School Bus Rebates and the 2021 Diesel Emissions Reduction Act School Bus Rebates.

A flyover in rural Virginia shows a forest of trees bordering a cow farm and a hayfield. Taken around the beginning of November, when trees are multicolored and starting to drop their leaves. The two-lane road in the shot is the major road heading into the local town. The altitude of the drone was around 250 feet.
A Primer on Rural Issues Across Virginia

Some of the biggest issues Virginia's rural regions face include broadband access, economic development, and transportation.

An electric school bus rolled out from Alexandria Public Schools
Electric Buses Rolled Out in Alexandria

Alexandria City Public Schools students will take a ride into the future, thanks to a partnership with Dominion Energy. More school divisions across the commonwealth could soon follow suit, thanks to President Joe Biden’s signature on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill. Dominion Energy, an American power and energy company headquartered in Richmond, announced in June 2020...

‘Our Children Have Zero Access’: Lack of Rural Broadband Hurts Virginia Students

MARTINSVILLE-More than 200,000 Virginia students lack broadband. President Joe Biden’s infrastructure proposal aims to solve this problem.

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How Accessible Is Virginia? ARP Funds Help Address An Ongoing Problem

RICHMOND-How accessible is Virginia? And how does ARP funding help the Commonwealth improve accessibility for people with disabilities?

The Colonial Pipeline Is Back Online. When Will Virginia Return to Normal?

LYNCHBURG-On Wednesday, Colonial Pipeline officials flipped the switch and restarted operations. When will Virginia's gas supply recover?

What Is The EBB? Broadband Benefit Will Help Virginia Families

MARTINSVILLE-Low-income families often struggle to afford internet, but the new Emergency Broadband Benefit will help solve that.