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Public Hearings

Notice of Public Hearing

Regarding Proposed FY 2021 Budget and Proposed FY 2021 Applications for Federally Participating Projects

The Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) has scheduled a public hearing to present its proposed FY 2021 budget and invite public review/comment. The proposed $53,675,300 budget includes $42,254,100 for operating expenses and $11,421,200 in capital costs. The proposed FY 2021 budget does not include a fare increase and calls for new and expanded commuter services that would be paid for by the state as part of the I-95/395 and I-66 transit and transportation demand management plans and commuter choice program.


PRTC is the federal grant applicant for federally participating projects that PRTC and Virginia Railway Express (VRE) envision applying for in FY 2021. Public comment is invited on all those projects as proposed.


The public hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at 6:00 PM, at the OmniRide Transit Center, 14700 Potomac Mills Road, Woodbridge, VA  22192. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, PRTC encourages the public to participate remotely rather than attending in person. To participate remotely, email or call 703-580-6122 no later than May 19, 2020.


See below for materials detailing the proposed budget and federally participating PRTC and VRE projects. Print copies are available upon request by emailing Comments may be made in person, using the public hearing comment form on this website or remotely during the public hearing, via email (to, or in writing no later than May 22, 2020. Comments in writing that are not furnished at the public hearing should be directed to:


PRTC   Attn: Public Hearing

14700 Potomac Mills Road

Woodbridge, VA 22192


Individuals who require special assistance to participate at the public hearing (such as a sign language interpreter, foreign language interpreter, or the presentation in an alternate format such as Braille) should call 703-580-6122 or send an email to no later than May 6, 2020, to make the necessary arrangements.