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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.

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Be Part of the Solution!

  • Contact Us and share your thoughts and ideas.  We’d love to hear from you!  Your ideas and comments on agenda items at Commission, Board and Committee meetings and on general matters are welcome at any time.
  • Contact your PlanRVA Commissioner.  Commissioners welcome input from residents.
  • Contact your Transportation Policy Board Member. A phone call, letter or email message can make a difference.
  • 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. Citizens, advocacy groups, businesses and others 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. Read more about the Federal Title VI Requirements.
  • Surveys are another important tool that helps us gather feedback on proposed plans and improvements in your area.
  • 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.