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PlanRVA completes first phase of EPA’s Climate Reduction Grants Program 

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Sunset in a field of flowers PlanRVA completed the Priority Climate Action Plan, (PCAP), on March 1st, 2024, as part of the first phase of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Climate Pollution Reduction Grants (CPRG) program.  The CPRG program provides funding to states, local governments, Tribes, and territories to develop and implement plans for reducing…

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Welcome to Our New Members!  

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Richmond Regional Map We are excited to welcome new members to the Richmond Regional Planning District Commission (PlanRVA), the Central Virginia Transportation Authority and the Richmond Regional Transportation Planning Organization Policy Board! Please see the CVTA and RRTPO sections below for information about new members to those organizations!  New Commissioners:  Chris Bast, Henrico County Citizen…

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PlanRVA’s data team calculates region’s key metrics 

PlanRVA is making a comprehensive commitment to acquiring and analyzing data – to create a foundational, empirical understanding of what drives many of the region’s most-pressing issues. Those underlying metrics often hold the key to gleaning greater insight into both the causes of and solutions for our region’s challenges.   Toward that end, PlanRVA’s data…

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PlanRVA Achieves National Designation for Solar Efforts 

PlanRVA recently received Bronze designation from the national SolSmart program for implementing best practices in solar.   As a SolSmart Bronze designee, PlanRVA adopted nationally recognized best practices to advance solar market growth. The organization worked with SolSmart’s no-cost technical assistance team to increase local knowledge of solar energy that will benefit the region.  “The Bronze…

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Regional Projects Receive National Awards 

PlanRVA was recognized at the 2023 Aliceann Wohlbruck National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Impact Awards during NADO’s Annual Training Conference earlier this month. Projects that received a 2023 award include:  Preparedness Partnership Project with the Richmond Flying Squirrels   PlanRVA Flood Aware: A Flood Risk Awareness Campaign in the Richmond Region  Pathways to the Future …

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Inaugural PlanRVA Day a Success!

A day of learning, networking and collaboration. To celebrate PlanRVA’s new office space in the Manchester neighborhood and another exciting year of community collaboration, we invited partners to a day-long open house on June 1, 2023. PlanRVA Day included many sessions that followed one central theme: Placemaking in the region. The event kicked-off following the…

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