“Sustainability with Style” for Jefferson Avenue

07/02/2015 4:00 PM by

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:


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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