John Lumpkins, Jr., Goochland County Board of Supervisors District 3 member, has been appointed Chair of the Richmond Regional Transportation Planning Organization (TPO).
On Thursday, July 7, 2022, the Richmond Regional TPO Policy Board unanimously appointed Mr. Lumpkins as Chair and Hanover County Board of Supervisors member W. Canova Peterson, as Vice Chair for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023. Previously, Susan F. Lascolette, Goochland County Board of Supervisors District 1, had served as Vice-Chair.
Created in 1974, the Richmond Regional TPO helps facilitate collaboration and cooperation among residents and stakeholders related to funding and planning the future of the region’s transportation network. PlanRVA – a regional organization focused on community development, emergency management, the environment and transportation – provides staffing to assist the RRTPO in its administration, project evaluation and prioritization, and other identified needs.
The RRTPO's voting members include the Town of Ashland, the counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, Powhatan, the City of Richmond, Capital Region Airport Commission, GRTC Transit System, Richmond Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and Virginia Department of Transportation. Non-voting members include the Community Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC), Federal Highway Administration, Federal Transit Administration, Ridefinders, Inc., Virginia Department of Aviation, and Virginia Department of Rail & Public Transportation.
For more information on the Richmond Regional Transportation Planning Organization, visit https://planrva.org/transportation/, and for more information on Goochland County, visit www.goochlandva.us.