Wednesday, May 2, 2012
RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL Richmond City Council – Richmond City Hall - 900 E. Broad Street, Suite 200 - Richmond, VA 23219 - www.council.richmondva.gov COUNCIL PUBLIC INFORMATION NEWS ADVISORY IMMEDIATE RELEASE TO BE FORWARDED AND SHARED Tuesday, May 1, 2012 Richmond City Council GRTC and Transit Study Task Force to hold meeting All residents are invited and encouraged to attend WHAT The Richmond City Council GRTC and Transit Study Task Force will hold a meeting. The purpose of the Task Force is to make recommendations to Richmond City Council with regard to enhancing mass transit in the Metro-Richmond area and the efficiency and effectiveness of the GRTC Transit System. The meeting is free and open to the public and all residents are invited and encouraged to attend. WHEN Thursday, May 10, 2012 4:00-6:00 p.m. WHERE Richmond Department of Economic Development Richmond Main Street Station - 3rd Floor Conference Room 1500 East Main Street; Richmond, Virginia 23219 (PARKING: Free parking is available on the west side of the building by using the Franklin Street Entrance and using the lot below the Interstate. When facing the Train Station from the Franklin Street Entrance, make a right and park towards the Clock Tower end. When facing the building from the parking lot, the entrance door to the Richmond Department of Economic Development is located on the right of the building.) WHO Members of the Richmond City Council GRTC and Transit Study Task Force CONTACT For more information, please contact Councilman Bruce W. Tyler, Richmond City Council, West End 1st District, at 804.357.6007; or firstname.lastname@example.org. Background ____________________________________________________________________________ Richmond City Council GRTC and Transit Study Task Force Richmond City Council established the Richmond City Council GRTC and Transit Study Task Force on September 27, 2010 by Richmond City Council Ordinance No. 2010-173-166. The objective of the Richmond City Council GRTC and Transit Study Task Force is to provide a report to Council within in a year of its first meeting which recommends the following: 1. Any legislation, plans, policies, and programs that promote efficient mass transit in the city; 2. Economic development, economic growth, employment and tourism strategies that include public transportation; and, 3. Public relations and education programs to increase public use of mass transit. 4. The Task Force shall also work with interested private organizations to improve the service and efficiency of the GRTC. - E N D - ______________________________________ Steven R. Skinner, APR Council Public Information Manager RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL OFFICE OF THE COUNCIL CHIEF OF STAFF Richmond City Hall 900 E. Broad Street, Suite 305 Richmond, Virginia 23219 804.646.6052 (office) 804.335.4054 (mobile) 804.937.1386 (home/mobile) 804.646.5468 (fax) email@example.com (email) www.council.richmondva.gov(website) ____________________________________________ MISSION The mission of Richmond City Council is to represent citizens in creating and amending local laws, providing government policy and oversight, and approving the city budget. VISION Richmond City Council is committed to creating a vibrant community that is a great place to live, work, learn, play, visit and raise a family.
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