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Advocate group rallies to City Council for sanctuary status in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. — For the second time in two weeks, a group of people gathered on Broad Street to once again ask Richmond to declare itself a sanctuary for illegal immigrants, members of the LGBTQ community, Muslims and African Americans. 402 more words

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City council votes in support of proposed GRTC bus route changes

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC)  — Despite a large turnout that heavily opposed plans to shake up the city’s bus network, city council members voted in favor of the plans Monday night. 193 more words

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Woman nearly runs out of oxygen after waiting hours for GRTC Care Van

RICHMOND, Va. — Joanne Courtot relies on the GRTC CARE Van to get her to appointments when needed. She has several medical conditions and is wheelchair bound. 412 more words

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GRTC riders hope new rapid transit plan leads to shorter commutes

RICHMOND, Va. — Leonard Johnson spends nearly two hours each way traveling to and from work in South Richmond using GRTC.

The most surprising thing about his long journey? 373 more words

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GRTC to resumes regular routes Wednesday

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Richmond Metro public transit service will resume running its regular routes Wednesday, according to a press release.

In the message, GRTC representatives said that extensive treatment, combined with snowmelt has led the GRTC to deem the normal routes safe to drive. 117 more words

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GRTC extends snow routes through Sunday due to hazardous road conditions

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — GRTC will continue operating under snow routes Sunday due to the bad road conditions.

GRTC says road conditions remain icy, despite treatment, leading to hazardous roads on GRTC’s regular routes. 219 more words

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GRTC plans to shuffle Richmond bus stops

RICHMOND, Va. — Wednesday is the last day to tell GRTC where you think new Northside bus stop should be located.

“GRTC is proposing to move or remove many bus stops in the Northside area to consolidate and even out spacing, improve bus speeds, and enable GRTC to improve bus stop amenities in the future,” GRTC spokeswoman Carrie Rose Pace said. 81 more words

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