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Transportation Programming Subcommittee (TPS)

The primary focus of the Transportation Programming Subcommittee (TPS) of the TTAC is project selection and funding related to the following federal programs:

  • Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program (CMAQ)
  • Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP)
  • Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP)

The TPS also provides a forum, at the request of the TTAC, for in-depth discussions related to transportation funding issues and programs.

The TPS is made up of one TTAC voting member or alternate from each locality, one TTAC voting member of alternate each from Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) and Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA), one TTAC voting member or alternate from the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) and the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT), two TTAC voting members or alternates from the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), and a representative from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).  The Chair of the TTAC serves as the Chair of the TPS.


Paul D. Holt, III, James City County – Chair

Robert Brown, Norfolk

Barbara Creel, WATA

Timothy Cross, York County

Carol Rizzio, Gloucester County

Jeffrey Florin, VPA

Donald Goodwin, Franklin


Jacqueline Kassel, Newport News

Beth Lewis, Southampton County

Robert Lewis, Suffolk

Carolyn Murphy, Williamsburg

Dannan O’Connell, Poquoson

Jamie Oliver, Isle of Wight County

Sonya Hallums-Ponton, VDOT

Phil Pullen, Virginia Beach

Grant Sparks, DRPT

Vacant, Hampton

Ivan Rucker, FHWA

Earl Sorey, Chesapeake

Eric Stringfield, VDOT

Vacant, Portsmouth


Updated: 05/27/2020