Embark Richmond Highway (Plan Amendment 2015-IV-MV1) was an initiative focused on creating a multimodal future for Richmond Highway Corridor where residents, workers, and visitors can walk, bike, or drive to the places they want to go. This effort responded to recommendations from the Route 1 Multimodal Alternatives Analysis, conducted by the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT), and assessed and refined the recommendations from the study by providing more detailed guidance in the Comprehensive Plan for the implementation of transit in the corridor. Embark Richmond Highway included coordination with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and federal agencies to conduct Environmental Assessments (EAs).
The Embark Richmond Highway Study was adopted on March 20, 2018. Additional details about the study can be found on the About the Study page.
With the adoption of the Embark Richmond Highway Comprehensive Plan Amendment the Board endorse the Planning Commissions recommendation of eleven follow-on motions, which can be found in the Planning Commission's verbatim.