Public Meetings

Quarterly GRTC Pulse (Bus Rapid Transit) Project Public Information Meetings are held January, April, July and October, unless otherwise noted. The purpose of these meetings is to provide an update on the status of the Project.   Content of these meetings is identical; please plan to attend the meeting most convenient for your schedule.   Members of the media are invited to attend.

The public comment period for this project's design closed in February 2016. The Public is welcome to submit general Public Comments at any time.

Meeting locations are accessible to persons with disabilities. GRTC strives to provide reasonable accommodations and services for persons who require assistance to participate. For special assistance, call Ashley Mason at 804-474-9364 or email amason@ridegrtc.com at least 72 hours prior to the public informational meeting. Si usted necesita servicios de tradución para participar, por favor mande un correo electrónico a: amason@ridegrtc.com.

GRTC Transit System’s CARE and CARE Plus services provide curb-to-curb Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) paratransit services to residents of the Richmond Region. CARE and CARE Plus provide public transportation access to individuals with disabilities who may not be reasonably able to use GRTC fixed route bus service. To schedule a reservation, you may contact us by phone, voicemail, email, or fax:

  • Phone: (804) 782-CARE (2273). Call Center Open 7 days a week, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Voicemail:  Call (804) 782-CARE (2273) then, when prompted, press “3” to leave a voicemail. Be sure to provide the customer’s first & last name and a callback phone number along with the reservation request.  A CARE representative will call back to confirm.
  • Email: webcarecvan@ridegrtc.com. A CARE representative will confirm via email once the reservation is processed.
  • Fax: (804) 474-9993. A CARE representative will confirm via return fax or phone call once the reservation is processed.


Review the archive from Public Meetings below.

Public Information Meeting #16 Materials

Public Information Meeting #15 Materials

Public Information Meeting #14 Materials

Public Information Meeting #13 Materials

Public Information Meeting #12 Materials

Public Information Meeting #11 Materials

Public Information Meeting #10 Materials


On February 8, 2016, the Richmond City Council voted to authorize the City's Chief Administrative Officer to sign the first legal agreement between the Project Partners. This adopted City Ordinance and the Project Development Agreement may be viewed through the City's Legistar site by clicking HERE. This document will allow the Project to continue to advance through the construction phase. 


Public Information Meeting #9 Materials


GRTC presented the Semi-Final Design at two recent City of Richmond meetings for final approval. Both bodies voted unanimously to recommend final approval of the GRTC Pulse design:

Planning Commission (PC) Meeting: Monday, November 16th at 1:30 pm in the 5th Floor Conference Room of City Hall. You can access the agenda here: November 16, 2015 Agenda. The published agenda link on this page will open a PDF that contains links and lists attachments to each agenda item. For more details visit: https://richmondva.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx

Urban Design Committee (UDC) Meeting on Thursday, November 5th at 10am in Council Chambers (2nd Floor) of City Hall, 900 E. Broad Street. 


Public Meeting #8 Materials 


Planning Commission (PC) Meeting: Tuesday, September 8th at 1:30pm in the 2nd Floor Council Chambers of City Hall, 900 E. Broad Street

Urban Design Committee (UDC) Meeting: Thursday, August 20th at 10am in Council Chambers (2nd Floor) of City Hall, 900 E. Broad Street


Public Meeting #7 Materials 


Public Meeting #6 Materials


Public Meeting #5 Materials


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Public Meeting #1 Materials