The Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission (CSPDC) represents and serves the local governments of Augusta, Bath, Highland, Rockbridge, and Rockingham counties and the cities of Buena Vista, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Staunton and Waynesboro as well as the 11 towns within the Central Shenandoah region.
The CSPDC works with its member jurisdictions, communities and agencies to provide high-quality planning, technical assistance, and facilitation of services that address local, regional and state needs in an innovative, timely and cooperative manner. Covering everything from land use planning, transportation, water and waste-water utilities, natural resource management, affordable housing, economic and community development, disaster mitigation and preparedness, agritourism to human services, the CSPDC is an invaluable asset to the quality of life in the Shenandoah Valley. For more information about the CSPDC, click here.
The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) announced the Virginia Telecommunications Initiative (VATI) grant for FY19. The primary objective of VATI is to provide financial assistance to supplement construction costs by private sector broadband service providers, in partnership with local units of government, to extend service to areas that presently […]Continue reading
In celebration of Rideshare Month, the CSPDC will be sending out Rideshare postcards and brochures to regional employers, as well as highlighting Vanpool!VA, a website launched by the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation as a single resource for vanpool matching across the state. RideShare is a program of the Central […]Continue reading
Tour de Farm is a developing bike-to-farm program that combines the Bike the Valley and Fields of Gold Farm Trail programs, both administered by the CSPDC, and is guided by a working group of bicyclists, Fields of Gold members, tourism staff, CSPDC staff, and community leaders. The working group is identifying and mapping routes, […]Continue reading
BRITE Bus recently announced the launch of a new website featuring easy access to BRITE Bus information, particularly for mobile phone users. The site is located at www.britebus.org and includes real-time service alerts, schedules, fares, and information on all public transit services available in the Staunton, Waynesboro, and parts of Augusta County […]Continue reading