The Route 811 (Thomas Jefferson Road) corridor serves as an important commuter route connecting US 460 and Forest Road, a collector route for adjacent neighborhoods, and a local access road to homes, County recreation fields, and a school, among other uses. Over the past years, traffic volumes have increased resulting in congestion in peak travel periods and concerns about safety and lack of multi-modal access.
Update: March 2016
The Region 2000 Food Hub Feasibility Study is in the business plan formation stage. In summary, the business plan presented by ACDS to the LGC on 3/17 would allow producers to become group certified under USDA’s GAP program, which is required by many larger buyers; enter into negotiations with several large Northern Virginia and East Coast buyers for beef product; and develop a brand and marketing strategy including developing services for produce product placement in larger stores.
September is Virginia Bicyclist & Pedestrian Awareness Month
Drive Smart Virginia and Richmond2015 have partnered to deliver an important message to all Virginian’s -
Be Aware. Be Safe. Share the Road.
The World is Coming to Richmond in September.
The UCI Road World Cycling Championships, featuring over 1,000 elite cyclists from more than 70 countries, will be held in Richmond, September 19th – 25th. Learn more at Richmond2015.com.