Articles on Rapid Transit for Metro Richmond
  • "All Aboard" Ben Campbell Style Weekly August 14, 2012
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Analyses of Need for 

Metropolitan Transit

  • In a 2011 Brookings Institution study Missed Opportunities,” Richmond ranked 92nd out of 100 major U.S. cities in regards to transportation coverage and job accessibility (see snapshot profile of Richmond here).  
  • In a 2013 Urban Land Institute Richmond exercise RealityCheck RVA,” practitioners from sectors across Metropolitan Richmond overwhelmingly identified mass transit as crucial to spurring and handling economic and community growth.  
  • The following 2012 United Way report highlighted the need for (and current lack of) reliable, safe, efficient, and affordable transportation across the metropolitan area that will enable Baby Boomers, and all following, to age in place: "The Greater Richmond Readiness Plan for Age Wave Readiness."