Bon Secours, GRTC Unveil New East End Shelter Improvements

Bon Secours, GRTC Unveil New Bus Shelter Infrastructure Improvements in Richmond’s East End

Total of $250,000 in investments completed, resulting in safe and convenient bus stops for residents

Richmond, Va. — (May 17, 2021) – In 2018, Bon Secours and GRTC joined forces to invest in and install new bus stops and related pedestrian improvements in Richmond’s East End. After months of planning, and construction delays due to COVID-19, 10 of the 14 shelter installations are complete.

Bon Secours and GRTC made enhancements to the stops based on input from RVA Rapid Transit, the leading regional advocacy group for public transportation and with engagement from the local community. At the 14 new bus stops, enhancements include installation of new amenities including benches, trash cans and one- to three-sided shelters.

In addition to the $200,000 invested by Bon Secours and the $50,000 from GRTC grant sources (Federal, State, and local funding), GRTC also plans to invest additional grant funding for more signage enhancements at selected stops.

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