GRTC expansion improved job access, study concludes

But shift didn’t help transit access in low-income areas

The redesigned Greater Richmond Transit Company network of bus routes has provided walking-distance access to about 11,400 jobs in the region – most of them in Henrico’s West End – that weren’t as easily accessible before, a VCU study concluded. GRTC overhauled its bus routes in the summer to correspond with the launch of the Pulse rapid transit bus line, […]

Short-term foster care program seeks foster parents

Commonwealth Catholic Charities’ Foster Care Services is seeking adults to become foster parents who will care for children in their home for 60 to 90 days at a time. Candidates will need to go through an application and training process which includes a background check and a home visit from a foster parent specialist. Those with English/Spanish bilingual skills are […]