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Virginia Telecommunications Initiative Grant Announced

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 […]

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October is Rideshare Month

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 […]

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Tour de Farm Unveils Logo

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, […]

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CEDS Public Notice

The Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission (CSPDC) is seeking public comment on the draft Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS). The CEDS document is an economic development tool designed to leverage assets from across the Central Shenandoah Region to bolster the regional economy. The CEDS will prepare the CSPDC to pursue […]

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GO Virginia Region 8 Council Now Accepting Project Proposals

The GO Virginia Region 8 Council is pleased to announce that it is accepting proposals for projects to be funded through the State’s GO Virginia initiative.  The Region 8 Council has approximately $1.6 million in GO Virginia funds to award to projects in the region.  The upcoming application deadline is […]

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