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How the 'Great Street' plan would change Richmond's main roads

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Posted at 7:42 AM, Jul 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-13 07:43:01-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Four years’ worth of work. Scores of workshops and meetings. Hundreds of recommendations. A 20-year vision.

There’s a lot represented in the 200-plus pages that make up Richmond 300, the draft update to the city’s master plan that’s meant to guide growth through 2037, Richmond’s 300th year.

There’s also a lot to sift through, with hundreds of land-use strategies and policy recommendations pulled from previously adopted plans and new ideas created in the process. While there’s too many to compile short of replicating the document, several proposals, stats and other details within it caught our eye since the draft was released in early June. Read more on Richmond BizSense.