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Welcome to Our New Members!  

Richmond Regional Map

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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Join us: The 2024 Transportation Forum is March 15, 2024.

Transportation Forum is on Friday, March 15, 2024 from 7:45am-10am. It will take place at Main Street Station at 1500 E. Main St

Transportation Forum is on Friday, March 15, 2024 from 7:45am-10am. It will take place at Main Street Station at 1500 E. Main St   Transportation impacts everyone, and we should all be part of the regional planning conversation.  The 2024 Transportation Forum on the morning of Friday, March 15, 2024, focuses on how the community…

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Shape the future of our region’s transportation by participating in public comment

Since the creation of the Central Virginia Transportation Authority (CVTA), the organization has continued to provide vision and analysis related to the region’s far-reaching transportation needs but, importantly, serves as a means for attracting and raising the necessary funding that makes ambitious transportation projects a reality. Member localities have engaged in a competitive application process…

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Building Safer Connections Across the Richmond Region

Cyclist riding in neighborhood in bike lanes where the road is shared among vehicles, pedestrians, cyclists and other modes of transportation.

This street in Richmond, VA is an example where people who walk and bike can share the road safely with low-speed traffic. Photo: BikePedRVA 2045 site. PlanRVA provides support to localities across Central Virginia on projects that aim to create safe and accessible transportation systems for community members. From ensuring completed sidewalks that lead to…

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Central Virginia Transportation Authority: Regional Collaboration Personified

The Virginia Capital Trail

The Virginia Capital Trail For more than a half century, government officials from throughout Central Virginia have worked collaboratively on helping address regional challenges, and chief among them have been those related to transportation. When PlanRVA (formerly the Richmond Region Planning District Commission) was established in 1969, the legislation called for local officials to work…

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Introducing New RRTPO Leadership Roles

Richmond Regional Transportation Planning Organization Elects New Chair and Vice Chair Chesterfield’s Winslow and Hanover’s Peterson to Fill 2024 Leadership Roles Richmond, VA. (Aug. 29, 2023) – The Richmond Regional Transportation Planning Organization, a cross-jurisdictional alliance of nine Richmond-area governments charged with coordinating and prioritizing transportation planning initiatives for the region, has elected its 2024…

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Q&A: CVTA Executive Director, Chet Parsons

Central Virginia Transportation Authority Executive Director, Chet Parsons. The Central Virginia Transportation Authority Board of Directors recently selected Chet Parsons, AICP CTP, as the organization’s first executive director. The CVTA was established by the Virginia General Assembly in 2020 to provide and direct new funding opportunities for the region’s transportation investments. Parsons has acted as…

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