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The RRPDC is a regional planning agency serving
the Town of Ashland;
the City of Richmond; and
the counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, and Powhatan.

Richmond Regional
Planning District Commission

9211 Forest Hill Avenue
Suite 200
Richmond, VA 23235

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Phone:  804.323.2033
Fax:  804.323.2025

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Richmond Regional Planning District Commission

News and Events

RRPDC appoints Martha Shickle as new Executive Director

On Thursday, November 12, 2015, the RRPDC appointed Martha Shickle to serve as the regional commission’s Executive Director. Shickle currently serves as Executive Director for the Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission, where she is responsible for the Commission’s general operations, strategic planning, and program development.

Read more about Shickle's appointment.

Call for Candidate Projects for the 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan

Staff is requesting candidate project applications for evaluation as part of the financially constrained plan in the 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan Update. The deadline for submissions is Monday, November 30, 2015, at 4:30 PM.

Public Information Meeting on DC to RVA High Speed Rail

The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation is holding an open-house public meeting on the DC2RVA Southeast High Speed Rail Project Corridor.

The Richmond meeting will be held from 5 to 7:30 pm Thursday, December 10, 2015 at the VA Department of Motor Vehicles 2300 W Broad Street.

2012-2040 Socioeconomic Data Analysis Report

The analysis report was developed to show were the Richmond Region has historically been, where we are now, and where are going.  The analysis is based off the tabulated data from the 2012-2040 Socioeconomic  Data Report, approved by the Richmond Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RRTPO) on April 2, 2015, which  was vetted and collaborated  by representatives of each of the nine jurisdictions in the Richmond Region.

Comment on  Regional Performance Measures

The Public Comment Period for the Regional Performance Measure Annual Progress Report -2015 is now open. Please submit your comments to Chris Wichman by 4:30 pm on  Friday, December 18, 2015.

TPO adopts Updated Public Participation Plan

On June 4, after a 45-day public review period, the Richmond Regional TPO approved and adopted an update to the RRTPO Public Participation Plan (PPP) for the Metropolitan Transportation Planning and Programming Process. The PPP serves as a guide for conducting public participation in the TPO’s regional transportation planning and programming process and documents the TPO’s compliance with federal TPO planning process requirements.

MPO changes name to the Richmond Regional
Transportation Planning Organization

On October 2, 2014, the policy board of the Richmond Area Metropolitan Planning Organization voted to change the public name of the agency to the Richmond Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RRTPO).

The change was one of a series of amendments to the organization’s bylaws designed to improve its ability to achieve its long-standing mission as the federally-designated forum for regional transportation decision-making, planning, and programming.

Regional economic development strategy released

On July 8, 2014, the RRPDC released the updated Richmond Regional CEDS, an economic development roadmap to diversify and strengthen the regional economy with a special focus on distressed areas of the region

Over the past three years, the RRPDC lead a group of economic development leaders from the public and private sectors in developing a CEDS document.

Past News and Events

Regional Projects

Capital Region Collaborative

The Capital Region Collaborative is a cooperative effort to engage government, business and community stakeholders in a process of identifying, prioritizing and implementing actions that will enhance the quality of life in the Richmond Region.

plan2035 - Regional Long-Range Transportation Plan

The Richmond Area Metropolitan Planning Organization has recently completed plan2035, the Long-Range Transportation Plan for the Richmond Region. The plan was adopted at the July 12, 2012 MPO meeting.

Regional Transportation Priority Projects list

Map of Regional Priority ProjectsThe MPO maintains an adopted Regional Transportation Priority Projects list, which is submitted to the Commonwealth Transportation Board and Virginia Department of Transportation to assist them in allocating transportation resources. The list is a valuable asset for expressing regional support when seeking to obtain federal, state and other sources of funding.

RRPDC Calendar
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Upcoming meetings

8:30 a.m. - TPO Exec Comm


9:30 a.m.  TPO Board


8:15 a.m. - PDC Exec Comm

9:00 a.m. - PDC Board

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