Six-Year Improvement Program
What is the Six-Year Improvement Program?
The Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP), or Six-Year Plan, includes funding for public transportation facilities, commuter and public transportation programs, and all interstate and primary highway projects that are being studied, designed, and constructed throughout Virginia over six fiscal years. Fiscal years start on July 1 and end on June 30. The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) updates the program each year as priorities are revised, project schedules and costs change, and study results are known. VDOT releases as SYIP that contains information on all transportation project throughout the state, where DRPT's SYIP focuses on rail and public transportation projects. More information on VDOT's SYIP can be found here.
All projects in the SYIP that are eligible for federal funding will be included in the Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP), which documents how Virginia will obligate its share of federal funds.