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“Sustainability with Style” for Jefferson Avenue

Catherine Komp (Virginia Currents/WCVE) has a look at the recent public meetings on remaking Jefferson Avenue as a more pedestrian & bicycle friendly street as part of the EPA’s Greening America’s Capitals program:

Transcript: Jefferson Avenue is a short, but significant street. It connects two neighborhoods, Church Hill and Union Hill. It serves as a corridor to Shockoe Bottom and downtown Richmond. And it lines Jefferson Park, the multi-tiered green space with sweeping views of the city. But planners say, the Avenue has some design flaws. Jakob Helmbolt: You have this street coming in on this angle, this little x of these two streets coming in together…

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6 comments

Matt Conrad 07/02/2015 at 5:57 PM

I haven’t been very engaged in this project and honestly don’t know: Did the EPA also provide funding to execute the plan or is other funding in place?

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Elaine Odell 07/03/2015 at 8:32 AM

The grant from the EPA provided funds for planning purposes only.

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