City Council adopts Bicycle Master Plan and Pedestrian plan

From left: Mike Hadley, Adrienne Harris, Matthew Ridgway and Tony Sustak ride home from Tuesday's City Council meeting. (photo by: Alexis Kenyon)

After more than three hours of contentious debate Tuesday, the City Council adopted an environmental review of a Bicycle Master Plan and a Pedestrian Plan that keeps the city on course to add bike lanes and pedestrian improvements to city streets. The plan would put select Richmond roads on what Richard Mitchell, Richmond’s director of…

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North-shore zoning dispute hits crux at Planning Commission hearing

Richmond north shore

Richmond residents, business owners and conservationists showed up in droves at the City Council chambers Thursday night to give the Planning Commission an earful regarding the fourth draft of the city’s major planning document and its accompanying final environmental analysis. In all, 59 speaker cards were submitted, and most residents expressed concerns about air quality,…

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