These partner agencies work together with 511 Virginia to make your travels throughout the state as smooth and easy as possible.
The Virginia Department of Transportation, owner of the 511 Virginia service, is charged with planning, developing, delivering, operating and maintaining – on time and on budget – the best possible transportation system for the traveling public. VDOT also provides funding for airports, seaports, rail and public transportation through the Commonwealth Transportation Board. Visit virginiadot.org.
The Department of Rail and Public Transportation works to help find the shortest, smartest distance between point A and point B. Many times, this involves working to increase the number of riders on rail and other public transit, as well as funding traffic demand management programs to help reduce the number of cars on the road. Visit drpt.virginia.gov.
The Virginia Tourism Corporation develops and promotes programs that bring visitors to the commonwealth. Increased tourism leads to higher profits for businesses, greater tax revenue for communities, and more jobs for workers. VTC’s Web site, virginia.org, contains more than 25,000 pages of information and serves as an online travel guide to 2.5 million users each year.
The Virginia State Police has helped make the commonwealth a safe and secure place to live for more than 70 years,. They protect our highways, Park and Ride lots and many other transportation facilities. If you need police assistance, dial #77 from any phone. For safety tips to help protect you both on the road and at home, visit vsp.state.va.us.
The National Weather Service assists television and radio forecasters, private meteorology companies and 511 and is the official voice for weather warnings during life-threatening situations. Visit noaa.gov.
VPSI Inc. provides and operates commuter vanpool programs throughout Virginia and also offers other professionally managed transportation services for both public and private customers. Visit http://www.vpsiinc.com/Home/index.asp?OID=270.
Weather and road conditions change rapidly, and the information reported here should not be used as the only factor in determining whether to travel in a particular area. Motorists are cautioned to be alert to changing circumstances and adjust their driving accordingly.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) provides this information as a public service based upon data collected from VDOT crews, contractors, Virginia State Police dispatch systems, the National Weather Service and through partnerships with other agencies and public transportation entities. Reports are based on the information available at the time of publication and cannot be guaranteed as to accuracy or timeliness. Actual conditions may vary from those reported, though every effort is made to keep information comprehensive and current.