Transportation Authority Turn To Internet For Help

By: Mark Tenia Email
By: Mark Tenia Email

April 14, 2008

A Virginia Supreme Court decision has the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) broke and looking for money.

The transportation authority is hoping the video sharing website YouTube will be able to help them lobby Virginia lawmakers.

The NVTA is asking commuters to make videos of their miserable commutes and post them on the commission's YouTube page. It's called "Piece of my Commute."

They're hoping the videos can be used to convey just how bad the congestion really is in northern Virginia. they say it's an inexpensive way to lobby Virginia lawmakers.

That's after the state supreme court stripped the authority's power to collect fees to build roads and transit.

The comments sections of are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we ask that you follow our rules for commenting. E-mail is required to comment on a story, but it will not be displayed with your comment. For complete rules, CLICK HERE. The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 17690284 -