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VAPDC Winter Conference: February 6-7, 2020

The Virginia Association of Planning District Commissions (VAPDC), Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) and Virginia Municipal League (VML) will join forces again this year for their annual Winter Conference in Richmond on February 6-7, 2020. Participants will attend the 2020 General Assembly session on County Government Day and will hear from Governor Ralph Northam […]

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Rails to Trail Forms Committee

A group of elected leaders, local government staff, non-profits, trail advocates, and PDC staff met on November 7, 2019 in the Town of Mt. Jackson to convene the Shenandoah Valley Rail Trail Exploratory Partnership. The Rail Trail is proposed to run for 38 miles connecting eight towns and two counties between the […]

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Survey Sheds Light on Transportation Priorities

In December 2019, the Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (SAWMPO) conducted a survey to determine transportation needs and priorities in the SAW region. Over 200 responses collected will help inform the SAWMPO’s 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), which prioritizes transportation projects for funding over the next 25 years. The public […]

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Infrastructure Completed for Phase II of Greenhouse Village

Since 2012, Rockbridge County has partnered with Rockbridge Area Habitat for Humanity in the development of affordable housing in the Greenhouse Village neighborhood, a mixed-income community of single-family homes located near Lexington. The project has been completed in multiple phases, and in September 2017 Rockbridge County was awarded a Community […]

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