New exit planned off I-64 in Short Pump
VDOT has signed off on plans to add a new exit off I-64 in Short Pump.
Why it matters: Planners say there are an alarming number of crashes in the area caused by exiting traffic backing up onto the interstate, reports Richmond BizSense's Jonathan Spiers.
Richmond drivers are paying less for gas
Richmond drivers planning to hit the road for Memorial Day will pay around 26% less for a gallon of regular gas this year — an average of $3.29 per gallon in May.
- Last May, Richmonders paid an average of $4.44 a gallon.
The big picture: Gas prices set record all-time highs last year amid a broader inflation crisis and driven in part by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, which destabilized global energy markets.
Behind RVA Bike Share's sudden shutdown
RVA Bike Share appears to have crashed.
What's happening: Users flagged a notice on the system's website over the weekend announcing its sudden closure.
Richmond's toll roads will likely see a price hike soon
Richmond's toll roads are likely going to be more expensive starting Sept. 1.
Driving the news: The Richmond Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which oversees the metro area's toll roads, is facing a budget shortfall as toll road use has declined since the pandemic, the Times-Dispatch reports.
What's slowing down the GRTC Pulse
Five years after its launch, the Pulse looks like it might be suffering from an irregular heartbeat.
What's happening: The city's first rapid transit line beat ridership goals and is regularly cited as an example for other cities to emulate.
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