After the third day of a General Assembly special session, a bill from Gov. Timothy Kaine that would increase taxes and revive the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority’s ability to issue bonds has been bypassed by lawmakers in both the Republican-controlled House of Delegates and the Democrat-controlled Senate.

Whether lawmakers decide on any transportation funding plan seems unlikely after three days and more than 75 bills introduced, which range from a statewide gas tax hike from Senate Democrats to auditing the state Department of Transportation and pushing public-private partnerships from House Republicans.

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