April 15, 2016, 9am PDT
A Richmond Times-Dispatch article details a pair of projects to add third tracks to Virginia Railway Express stations—one set to complete this month and one just getting ready for construction.
July 13, 2015, 7am PDT
Richmond, Virginia is launching a planning study aimed at maximizing the benefits of a proposed bus rapid transit system connecting the city and its surrounding metropolitan area.
March 18, 2014, 5am PDT
Late last week, Virginia state transportation officials shut down contract and permit work on the U.S. 460 expansion project. The project has already spent $300 million of a budgeted $1.4 billion—without even breaking ground.
August 26, 2010, 9am PDT
Chesterfield County, Virginia purchased the ailing Cloverleaf Mall two years ago with the idea of turning it into a mixed-use development. One recession later, the mall still stands and the city is stuck with an "expensive eyesore".
August 23, 2010, 12pm PDT
The city of Richmond, Virginia, is hoping to undo years of downtown driving confusion and congestion by converting its web of one-way streets into two-way streets.
August 19, 2010, 8am PDT
The James River runs right through downtown Richmond, Virginia. But with few public access points, the river is a largely ignored part of the urban realm.
March 4, 2010, 5am PST
While the basis of last week's ruling is a 7-acre property, the decision temporarily opens the door for all agriculturally zoned properties in the county to be subdivided into 1-acre parcels.
September 6, 2008, 5am PDT
Columnist Michael Paul Williams of the Times-Dispatch worries that the planned New Urbanist development in Roseland, VA will turn out to be 'as antiseptic as a theme park."
March 6, 2007, 5am PST
<p>With public bus service to the Fredericksburg train station, Richmond commuters can then ride regional rail to Washington, DC.</p>
September 15, 2006, 8am PDT
CEOs for Cities editorial writer interviews economist Joe Cortwright on what makes cities successful. Hint: Don't copy other cities.
September 13, 2006, 12pm PDT
According to a recent study in the online journal PLoS Medicine, longevity varies by ethnicity and location.
August 8, 2006, 9am PDT
Newcomers to the U.S. are finding jobs and a safe place to call home outside of the nation's big cities.
July 6, 2006, 11am PDT
A farmworker advocacy group is working with Virginia farmers to provide housing for the seasonal workers that tend their fields. Houses made of hay are the affordable and energy-efficient solution to this need for seasonal housing.
February 9, 2006, 9am PST
Many in Virginia believe that more funding is needed for transportation, although some, including members of the Virginia General Assembly, don't want to raise taxes.
August 6, 2004, 7am PDT
More roads contribute to sprawl. It's time to try alternative approaches to solve traffic problems.
July 16, 2004, 12pm PDT
Several new development projects look to New Urbanism for inspiration.
June 8, 2004, 12pm PDT
Six Virginia newspapers jointly explore the state's roads in a three-part series.
May 25, 2004, 12pm PDT
20 crashes/year convince city to change traffic pattern in Lee Circle.
May 22, 2004, 9am PDT
Richmond VA malls joins other malls in setting curfew for teens.
May 18, 2004, 10am PDT
New Urbanists Andres Duany and Anton Nelessen keynote the Building a Better Richmond conference in Virginia.