2019 Uncodified Acts

2019 Virginia Uncodified Acts


An Act to direct the Department of Rail and Public Transportation to evaluate rail signage options; report.

[H 2737]

Approved March 18, 2019


Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. The Department of Rail and Public Transportation (Department), in conjunction with all relevant stakeholders, shall evaluate the placement and maintenance of highway signs to (i) indicate the presence and direction of nearby Amtrak or intercity passenger rail stations and (ii) promote the use of such services and shall evaluate the cost and potential funding sources for such signs. The Department shall consult relevant stakeholders to create an inventory of existing Amtrak highway signs and review Amtrak signage in other states, including the "by train" signs in North Carolina. The Department shall report its findings to the Secretary of Transportation and the Chairmen of the House and Senate Committees on Transportation by December 1, 2019.