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PPDC’s Windshield Tour offers look at Richmond’s most challenged neighborhoods

08/17/2011 1:37 PM by


Rev. Lynne Washington, executive director of the Peter Paul Development Center, leads a bus tour of the public housing in the East End:

In this bleak city island, poor means an average income of $8,900, says Rev. Lynne Washington, executive director of the Peter Paul Development Center (PPDC).

Rev. Washington is our guide on the Windshield Tour, which safely carries us into areas of town many will never visit; to witness landscapes many of us would never forget were we to see them.

The Windshield Tour is about a 90 minute event. Aboard the bus, participants learn interesting and shocking facts about the neighborhoods served by the PPDC.


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