Last month, Virginia lawmakers passed the most important transportation funding bill in nearly three decades. Since then, many of our forward-thinking legislators and Gov. Bob McDonnell have taken a fair amount of heat for the passage of this bill.
As the senior vice president and general manager of Cox Communications Virginia, I understand the powerful economic impact that a robust transportation network can have on the commonwealth – and I understand the negative impact that has come from a lack of proper funding over the past 27 years.
McCollum is senior vice president and general manager of Cox Communications Virginia.