Request for Proposal for Web Design Services for BRITE Bus Transit

The Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission (CSPDC) is soliciting comprehensive and innovative proposals and competitive pricing from interested parties to provide the creation of a dynamic, user-friendly website for BRITE Bus Transit Service.   The RFP document can be accessed here. July 24, 2017 | Amendment #1 July 25, 2017 […]

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BRITE Acquires Transit Facility, Welcomes Provider and New Buses

STAUNTON (July 5, 2017) —The Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission (CSPDC) announced today the completion of several key milestones since assuming the administration of the BRITE Bus Transit System several years ago. BRITE Bus provides fixed-route and on-demand transportation in the Staunton, Augusta County, and Waynesboro (SAW) area. Services are […]

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Public Meeting Set for WWRC Small Area Study 

The Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization  will be hosting a public open house/information meeting for the Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center (WWRC) Small Area Study on Thursday, June 22.  The event is from 5-7 PM at Wilson Middle School Cafeteria, 232 Hornet Road in Fishersville. The transportation study will examine access management and safety issues along […]

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Regional Housing Summit Held

The CSPDC and the Bath County Economic Development Authority hosted a Regional Housing Summit on May 25, in Bath County. More than 35 attendees learned strategies to address the demand for affordable workforce housing in their community. Summit speakers from the Virginia Center for Housing Research at Virginia Tech, USDA […]

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Bike Virginia Tours the Valley

The Shenandoah Valley has been selected to host the 30th Anniversary Tour of Bike Virginia, June 23-28.  Riders will choose from a variety of tour lengths and routes that will take them on a scenic adventure along the Valley from Buena Vista to Staunton. The Tour will include a full complement […]

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Transportation Demand Management Plan Updated

The CSPDC’s Rideshare Program is wrapping up the update of its Transportation Demand Management Plan (TDMP).  Required by the Department of Rail and Public Transportation, the TDMP includes stakeholder and public input, a financial plan, and a strategy for changes and expansion of services. The broad goals of the updated TDMP include […]

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Shenandoah Valley Tourism Partnership Launched

The Shenandoah Valley Tourism Partnership (SVTP) unveiled its new marketing partnership and brand message during an event held at the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport in May.  The SVTP is a professional collaboration between 13 tourism-forward communities stretching from Winchester to Lexington, whose mission is to promote the Shenandoah Valley as […]

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Regional Housing Summit Held

The CSPDC and the Bath County Economic Development Authority hosted a free Regional Housing Summit on May 25, 2017 in Hot Springs. Attendees learned strategies to address the demand for affordable workforce housing in their community. Summit speakers focused on the connection between housing and economic development, as well as […]

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Buena Vista Set to Receive Transportation Alternatives Grant

The Commonwealth Transportation Board has announced their tentative awards for the FY18 Transportation Alternatives (TA) program. Administered by VDOT, TA funds bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure and Safe Routes to School projects. Tentative grant recipients include the City of Buena Vista. Buena Vista requested funding for two projects: sidewalks and streetscaping […]

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