Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for GRTC Pulse: Monday, June 25, 2018

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Grand Opening of GRTC Pulse, GRTC Transit System’s Bus Rapid Transit Service
Monday, June 25, 2018
Maggie Lena Walker Memorial Plaza – W. Broad Street & N. Adams Street, Richmond, Virginia
10:00 A.M.

Members of the media and public are welcome to attend the official ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the Grand Opening of the GRTC Pulse, GRTC Transit System’s new bus rapid transit system serving a 7.6-mile corridor between Willow Lawn and Rocketts Landing.  GRTC's innovative and groundbreaking project was funded and built in partnership with generous support from the USDOT's TIGER grant program, the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation, the Virginia Department of Transportation, the City of Richmond, and Henrico County.

The event will be held June 25, 2018, beginning promptly at 10:00 A.M. at the Maggie Lena Walker Memorial Plaza located at the intersection of W. Broad Street and N. Adams Street in Richmond, Virginia.

Federal Transit Administration Deputy Administrator Jane Williams, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, Virginia Secretary of Transportation Shannon Valentine, Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney, Henrico County Chairman Frank J. Thornton, will be among the guests of honor speaking at this event.

The GRTC Pulse service begins Sunday, June 24, 2018, and will offer free rides during opening week through Saturday, June 30, 2018.

To learn more about the Pulse, please visit: http://www.ridegrtc.com/brt/.

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