GRTC will be hosting public information meetings on October 19 and 20, 2010, to provide insight about the proposed Bus Rapid Transit system. Citizens will have the opportunity to review detailed displays and discuss the study alternatives, proposed BRT stations and corridor land use.
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Two meetings on bringing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) to Broad Street have been called for the end of February: Join us to improve transit service and traffic congestion on Broad Street. This important roadway and transit route serves many commercial and residential areas and averages more than 700 bus trips daily. The study will focus [...]
Last week the Historic Shockoe Partnership (Shockoe Slip neighborhood association) voted unanimously against the idea of Main Street Station being used as a GRTC transfer station. They are opposed to almost all aspects of the proposal (PDF). This evening, the Shockoe Bottom Neighborhood Association board will be meeting to draft a formal letter of opposition [...]
John Lewis, CEO of GRTC transit system, spoke this evening at GlobeHopper about the present and future of public transportation services in Richmond. Got 30 minutes or so? Listen to his presentation or check it out as a PDF. The man really knows his stuff; if you’re wonky at all, you *will* be impressed.
A message from the folks at the Back Porch Energy Initiative: Please join us to hear John Lewis, the CEO of the GRTC transit system as he speaks about the public transportation services available here in Richmond. As a group we will discuss the accessibility and viability of the current public transit system and seek [...]
GRTC will be holding a public meeting today at 6PM at the Children’s Museum on West Broad Street on their proposed rapid transit system and the transfer station possibly slated for Main Street Station. [via]
Style Weekly’s Main Street Station Bus Plan Riles Up Bottom Merchants has the details about GRTC’s plans to put the central transfer station in the unused warehouse space behind Main Street Station. GRTC sees this city-owned property as central and efficient; some local business owners have concerns.