Tag: Shenandoah Planning District Commission


Project Impact calendar set for distribution in early December

A popular locally produced calendar that features a unique collection of historic photos from around the Shenandoah Valley and amusing “holidays” for each day of the year is due out in early December.


Fields of Gold agritourism program awarded USDA grant

A growing group of agritourism operators in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia recently received a significant boost in promotional and technical support with the award of a $93,674 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant to the Fields of Gold Agritourism Program.


Sixth annual Try Transit Week set for September 15-19

Mid-September is a great time to give public transportation a try throughout Virginia, with special giveaways and free rides available during Try Transit Week.


Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission celebrates 45th year

The Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission (CSPDC) turns 45 in September, and the organization that was created by the Virginia General Assembly in 1969 to establish regional cooperation as a cornerstone to long–term prosperity and economic success continues to distinguish itself as a model of what cooperation between government agencies can accomplish.


Two Safe Routes to School projects completed in Rockingham County

Two Safe Routes to School (SRTS) projects have been completed in the Central Shenandoah region at Mountain View Elementary in Rockingham County and The Plains Elementary in Timberville.

Regional All Hazards Mitigation Plan updated

The Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission (CSPDC) and a committee of local government representatives from its twenty-one jurisdictions recently completed an extensive update of the Central Shenandoah Valley Regional All Hazards Mitigation Plan.

Botetourt County joins the Fields of Gold Program

The Fields of Gold agritourism initiative spearheaded by the Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission (CSPDC) is expanding to Botetourt County in 2014.


MPO to host open house to kick off long range transportation plan

The Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (SAWMPO) will hold a public open house Wednesday, Nov. 6 from 4:30-7 p.m. at Wilson Middle School in Fishersville to kick off the development of a Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP).


RideShare Week features photo contest

Oct. 14-18 marks the 10th annual RideShare Week, and RideShare of Central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley is partnering with Dunkin’ Donuts to thank commuters for sharing the ride.