Friday, June 15, 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 Friday, 15 June 2012 Richmond City Council GRTC and Transit Study Task Force subcommittee meetings to be held All residents are invited and encouraged to attend WHAT The Richmond City Council GRTC and Transit Study Task Force will hold two subcommittee meetings. The subcommittees include: the Macro Subcommittee, which will focus on long range transit planning issues, and the Services Subcommittee, which will focus on bus users’ service issues. The purpose of the Richmond City Council GRTC and Transit Study 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. The two Richmond City Council GRTC and Transit Study Task Force Subcommittee meetings will be held as follows: WHEN Services Subcommittee Tuesday, June 19, 2012 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Macro Subcommittee Tuesday, June 26, 2012 4:00-6:00 p.m. WHERE Services Subcommittee GRTC Transit System Corporate Headquarters - 3rd Floor Board Room 301 East Belt Boulevard, Richmond, Virginia 23224 Macro Subcommittee Richmond Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau (RMCVB) Offices 401 North 3rd Street, 2nd floor, Richmond, Virginia 23219 Located inside the Greater Richmond Convention Center at the Corner of 3rd & Marshall Streets on the 2nd floor. Parking available in the Greater Richmond Convention Center parking garage located at 3rd & Marshall Streets. Once you have parked, exit the garage and cross Marshall Street. Enter the Exhibit Hall building at the corner of 3rd & Marshall Streets. Take elevator to the 2nd floor. The RMCVB’s offices are to the right. 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 email@example.com. 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) firstname.lastname@example.org (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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