Infrastructure Financing Workshop Set for May 4

The CSPDC is hosting a water and sewer infrastructure and financing workshop on May 4th from 9:00am to 12:15pm at the Virginia Regional Transit Facility in Fishersville, VA. All administrators, public works staff, planners, and engineers from localities within the region are invited to attend. The goal of the workshop […]

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Bridgewater’s Main Street Small Area Study Underway

The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Metropolitan Planning Organization held a meeting on March 15th with the Town of Bridgewater, Virginia Department of Transportation consultant Kimley Horn to kick off a Main Street/VA 42 Small Area Study.  The study is funded through the MPO’s Small Area and Corridor Study Program, and will focus on […]

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Shenandoah Valley GO Virginia Regional Council Formed

The Shenandoah Valley GO Virginia Regional Council has been named and held its first meeting on April 3rd.  The 28-member Council represents large and small business, higher ed and k-12 education, elected officials, local government and economic workforce development entities.  The majority of the Council is private sector as required […]

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CSPDC Staff Attends GIS Conference

 The 27th Annual Virginia GIS Conference was held at  Virginia Tech’s Skelton Conference Center in Blacksburg, VA.  The April event provided CSPDC GIS staff the opportunity to attend workshops, training sessions, and presentations on a variety of GIS topics including ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Pro, LiDar, and Utility Mapping.

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April 27th Public Hearing on Transportation Projects

The Commonwealth Transportation Board invites the public to share comments on transportation projects that have been scored and recommended for funding. A public meeting  will be held April 27, at 5:30 p.m. at the Blue Ridge Community College’s Plecker Center in Weyers Cave. Those unable to attend the meeting may […]

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Shenandoah Valley Forms GO Virginia Regional Council

A joint letter of intent to form a GO Virginia Regional Council in the Shenandoah Valley was submitted to the state in February. The letter was written on behalf of the Shenandoah Valley Partnership, Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission, Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission, and Shenandoah Valley Workforce Development Board. […]

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Bike the Valley Receives Virginia Tourism Grant

Bike the Valley, a regional marketing program that promotes the Shenandoah Valley as a premier bicycling destination in the eastern United States, was recently awarded a Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing Leverage Grant totaling $12,500. The funding will be used for rebranding the nearly decade old program and switching the current […]

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JMU Completes Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan

James Madison University (JMU) requested the services of the CSPDC to complete their Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan for twelve high-priority facilities that have a high potential for discharging pollutants. CSPDC staff conducted site visits, identified and mapped potential pollution areas and drainage structures, and developed a set of recommendations of […]

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Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center Small Area Study Begins

On March 3, 2017, the Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (SAWMPO) held its kick-off meeting for the Wilson Workforce Rehabilitation Center Small Area Study.  The study will examine alternative/secondary access locations to the Wilson Workforce Rehabilitation Complex, access management along US 250 (Jefferson Highway), and operational and safety issues along the […]

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BRITE Transit Designs New Bus Stop Signs

More than one hundred newly designed BRITE bus stop signs will be installed throughout Staunton, Augusta County and Waynesboro in early 2017. The signs were developed with data collected from a bus stop inventory and feature a design created by the BRITE Transit Advisory Committee.  CSPDC staff met with local […]

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