Chamber Statement on Commonwealth Transportation Board Approval of Reduction of Tunnel Toll Rates

Chamber Statement on Commonwealth Transportation Board Approval of Reduction of Tunnel Toll Rates
Bryan Stephens, President and CEO of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, has released the following statement in reaction to Governor Terry McAuliffe's January 15 announcement of the Commonwealth Transportation Board's approval of a reduction of tunnel toll rates for the Downtown and Midtown tunnels.

“The toll reduction Governor McAuliffe announced impacting the Downtown and Midtown tunnels is a welcome relief for the business community and commuters of Hampton Roads.  Transportation remains a critical priority for businesses in Hampton Roads and the Chamber supports transportation revenue streams that are broad-based, long-term and maintain a favorable business climate and quality of life.  The Chamber commends the efforts of Governor McAuliffe, the Secretary of Transportation and the Commonwealth Transportation Board.”                                 

About the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce (www.HamptonRoadsChamber.com)

The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit, member-based business organization. The Chamber is a vigorous advocate for the economic success of its nearly 2,000 member businesses, which employ more than 280,000 men and women in southeastern Virginia.  The Chamber promotes Hampton Roads’ healthy business climate through economic development, public policy initiatives, services and benefits to members.  The Chamber is dedicated to creating economic opportunity and enhancing the quality of life in Hampton Roads.

 

###

Print
Archive