The RAMPO funded
planning, design, and community outreach for
the development of
Floyd Avenue Bicycle Boulevard. This
revolutionary project will significantly
enhance the Richmond Regionís biking
infrastructure by converting
2.25 miles of
Floyd Avenue into a preferred route
optimized for bicycle traffic.
The RAMPO also
provided funding to
build a sidewalk connecting a gap in the
transportation network linking
neighborhoods, schools, churches, and a
community center in the Smoketree Drive area
of Chesterfield County.
Reality Check RVAA
On May 14, ULI Richmond hosted
RVA Reality Check, a single-day,
hands-on, map-based exercise that brought regional leaders and citizens
build consensus on how and where growth
should happen in the Richmond Region.
RRPDC provided the data and maps for the
event and RRPDC Executive Director Bob Crum
was the concluding speaker of the day.
River Access: Chapel
Island Trails and Canoe Put-in coming Spring
RRPDC is partnering with the City of
Richmond to enhance access to 5.8 acres of
riverfront land on
Chapel Island and create a system of trails, interpretive signage, and a
canoe/kayak put-in ramp.
The project will increase access to the
James River in the east end of Richmond
provide wildlife viewing, fishing,
walking, and paddling opportunities to a
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
plan2035 - Regional Long-Range Transportation
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
The 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.