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Mayor backs bus transfer station on Grace Street

By Rachel DePompa - bio | email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Mayor Dwight C. Jones is backing a plan to put the GRTC bus transfer station on East Grace Street in downtown Richmond.  

The endorsement effectively kills a plan to put the transfer station at Main Street Station in Shockoe Bottom.

He says building this bus station in the heart of the downtown across, from CenterStage, will be $50 million cheaper.

The proposal is to place the transfer station where a parking lot now sits. It would include retail space on the ground floor and office space on the second level.

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