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Climate Resilient RVA

The region's first climate action plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Fill out our Survey (ends June 28)
  • Attend a Community Ideation Session
    • In person and virtual, June 7-12
    • These interactive sessions will give you a chance to discuss one specific sector of the economy that can drive changes to help reduce local greenhouse gas emissions.

PlanRVA Day 2024: an afternoon of learning, networking, and collaboration. 

Thurs, June 13, 12:15pm-5:30pm. Free.

This in-person event will feature sessions highlighting the work of regional cooperation and indicators in three areas: data, media and public engagement, and housing.

Civic Action Series: Addressing the Gap in Affordable Housing

Wed, June 5, 5:30-7:30pm. Free

In the first offering of this year’s Civic Action Conversation series, hear how experts are working together to make housing affordability accessible to all, learn what you can do to help, and offer your input.


Our region will grow and become increasingly diverse over the next 30 years, and our challenge is to maintain and enhance the region’s quality of life as we prepare for that growth. Everyone has a stake in our region. If you live or work in RVA, your perspective can help us formulate what it will take to maintain a high quality of life in the years to come.

We'll help put your ideas into action.

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Be Part of the Solution!

  • Contact Us and share your thoughts and ideas for planning for the region, or on any agenda items from meetings.
  • Have input on Transportation issues? Contact your Transportation Policy Board Member. A phone call, letter or email message can make a difference.
  • Have input on any of the PlanRVA program areas? Contact your PlanRVA Commissioner.
  • Attend Meetings and Events to help shape your community's future by attending our meetings. All meetings are open to the public and occur regularly. Residents, advocacy groups, pr businesses are welcome to attend. Public input is welcome at meetings and time is reserved at the beginning of each meeting for comment on agenda or non-agenda items.
  • Public Participation on issues related to major planning efforts help to ensure that our work reflects the diverse thoughts and interests of citizens in our region. There are opportunities throughout the year to get involved in shaping regional plans and programs.
  • In Transportation, our Public Engagement Plan (PEP) is a high level framework for how we'll engage with the public. Specific plans will have their own activities.
  • Read more about the Federal Title VI Requirements.
  • Invite Us to Speak. Want to learn more about the PlanRVA’s work? We can provide a speaker for your next meeting, luncheon, workshop, symposium or summit. We’re interested in presenting to neighborhood associations, chambers of commerce, civic clubs and organizations, non-profit boards, local legislative bodies, other planning commissions, and regional and national conferences.