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Name: 2024 Transportation Forum - 3-15-2024
Date: March 15, 2024
Time: 7:45 AM - 10:00 AM EDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:


The 2024 Transportation Forum is an opportunity for regional leaders, transportation experts, and advocates to discuss multi-modal transportation and opportunities to improve infrastructure. 

We will launch the region's 2050 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), which guides investments for all modes of travel, including road, bicycle, transit, trail, and pedestrian infrastructure. Help us shape an inclusive and widespread engagement process within your communities. 

Networking/Breakfast – 7:45 a.m. 

Welcome – 8:15 a.m. 

Jim Holland, Board Chair: Richmond Regional Transportation Planning Organization, Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors 

Why Transportation Matters – 8:20 a.m. 

Moderator: Myles Busching, Director of Transportation: PlanRVA 

Personal stories of how transportation impacts everyone. 

• Freight story: Rick Holden 

• Transit story: Courtney Farrar 

• Bike story: Meg Lessard 


LRTP Overview– 8:50 a.m. 

Myles Busching, Director of Transportation: PlanRVA 

What is it and why should you care? Support is needed to develop a transportation system that works for everyone. Learn how your help is crucial to bringing opportunities for input back to your communities. 

Activity: Share Your Transportation Experiences – 9:10 a.m. 

Holly Gordon, Community Engagement Manager: PlanRVA 

Interactive activity at tables to collect your input on issues in areas important to you. 

Giveaway Drawing – 9:50 a.m. 

Martha Shickle, Executive Director: PlanRVA 

Adjourn – 10:00 a.m. 


Parking Pass - Main Street Station: Please print and display this on your dashboard. Extra copies will be available on site at the event. 

Main Street Station
1500 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Accessibility: If you would like to request accommodations or have questions about physical access, please contact Janice Scott at Janice@PlanRVA.org.

Contact Information:
Christy McCurdy
Free for all, but advance registration is required. Breakfast is included. Space is limited.
Free parking and transit accessible - via bus, bike, and car.  

Please be sure to stop by the registration desk when you arrive and fill out a card to be entered into the drawings for some fantastic giveaways:
  • Univega 700C Gran Sprint Bike compliments of GRTC
  • 40,000 BreezePoints ($400 value good for airfare) compliments of Breeze Airlines
  • Bike Rental for two compliments of Basket and Bike
  • Two 4-hour bike rentals compliments of RVA on Wheels


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