Open Letter to VMFA: It’s time to give Parsons Plaza back to people

To whom it may concern: To continue working toward its mission of enriching the lives of all by providing Virginians and others access to world-class art, VMFA should permanently close the Mary Morton Parsons Plaza to car traffic. VMFA’s Parsons Plaza, facing Arthur Ashe, Jr. Blvd, is the main entry point and gateway for visitors, … Continue reading Open Letter to VMFA: It’s time to give Parsons Plaza back to people

The new Williamsburg Rd bike lane *should* connect Fulton Hill with Downtown

Yesterday @BikeWalkRVA posted a video of the newly-installed buffered bike lanes on Williamsburg Road (https://twitter.com/BikeWalkRVA/status/1154723402948780038?s=20), so today I went and checked them out to see exactly how they fit into the planned and existing bike network. Background: The Williamsburg Rd bike lane is planned to run from around Union St in Fulton Hill, to where Williamsburg … Continue reading The new Williamsburg Rd bike lane *should* connect Fulton Hill with Downtown

News: GRTC Announces First Nationally Certified Travel Trainer

Kelsey Calder is GRTC's first ever nationally certified Travel Training Instructor. According to GRTC, "Travel training is a process of teaching individuals with disabilities, older adults, and new riders how to ride public transportation safely and independently." See the full GRTC press release on Ms. Calder's achievement, and what it means for the Richmond region, … Continue reading News: GRTC Announces First Nationally Certified Travel Trainer

How To: Use the GRTC Mobile Pass App

Sunday, July 24, 2018 was an ambitious day for GRTC; that morning, they executed the following: Launched the Pulse BRT line; implemented the Transit Network Plan in the city of Richmond, a significant redesign of the entire local bus system; completely redesigned the GRTC System app, and; released a brand new Mobile Pass app. In … Continue reading How To: Use the GRTC Mobile Pass App

Welcome to Richmond in Motion!

Welcome to Richmond in Motion! The purpose of this blog is to improve non-driving transportation in the City of Richmond by providing lessons learned, tips, stories, and transit-related news and information. Our two primary goals are to help current users of Richmond's transit system improve their experiences, and to encourage and inspire folks with cars … Continue reading Welcome to Richmond in Motion!