Transportation Solutions

As traffic congestion, strain on the state budget and concerns about pollution prompt widespread calls for change, PEC supports a new transportation vision for Virginia.


empty metro car

Take Action: Help Save Metro and Other Public Transit!

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Photo by M.V. Jantzen, Flickr. Congress needs to pass a stimulus package with $32 billion in emergency operations funds for transit agencies across the country. Send a quick email to your Representative and Senators using this campaign set up by ...
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waterloo bridge installation

VDOT Contractor Installs Rehabilitated Waterloo Bridge

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Text pulled from PEC's Nov 6, 2020 Facebook post: Exciting news! Yesterday, we were able to witness the placement of the rehabilitated Waterloo Bridge back onto its stone abutments. It was amazing to see the 550-ton crane set the 101-foot, ...
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A trackless tram crossing a road.

Train, bus, or something new? Australian professor talks Trackless Trams

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This article, written by PEC field representative Sean Tubbs, covers the "Trackless Trams: A Transformative Opportunity for Charlottesville" event hosted by PEC during the Tom Tom festival on April 13, 2019. As the population of Albemarle and Charlottesville continues to ...
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Waterloo Bridge -- Still Closed. Still Waiting for Repair

Waterloo Bridge — Still Closed. Still Waiting for Repair

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The other night as I drove home, I paid attention to each bridge crossing. There were 18 concrete slab bridges. A majority of our roadways are repetitive monolithic creatures with little character or interest of their own. This reminded me ...
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Waterloo Bridge Update — Dec 2014

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Text from our Dec 2014 Member Newsletter: PEC, Fauquier County, and Culpeper County commissioned a report that identified a more cost-effec­tive option for the full rehabilitation of the historic Waterloo Bridge on Waterloo Road (Route 613). The bridge has a ...
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