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Overview - Richmond

Located on the James River, Richmond is the capital of Virginia. It has approximately 229,000 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2018. The Richmond metropolitan area (Richmond) comprised 1,306,172 residents as of the 2018 US Census Bureau Estimate.

Richmond's rapid transit network consists of a single bus rapid transit service.

GRTC Pulse

Opened 2018, GRTC Pulse consists of a bus rapid transit service that serves the city of Richmond, Virginia

The Pulse

The Pulse is a bus rapid transit service on a Northwest-Southeast alignment. It runs from Willow Lawn in the northwest to Rockett's Landing in the southeast via downtown Richmond, serving 15 stations.

The Pulse was opened in June 2018. The Pulse is operated by the Greater Richmond Transit Company.

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Schedules -- Last Updated: Jan 17, 2020

References & Helpful Links

GRTC Pulse at Wikipedia

Official Website for GRTC Pulse: Greater Richmond Transit Company


All Official Maps - Greater Richmond Transit Company [Last Accessed Jan 17, 2020]

Official System Map - GRTC [PDF] [Last Accessed Jan 17, 2020]

Other Sources

Richmond, USA at

Asset Notes

The Pulse line and icon color was taken from the official system map as of Jan 2020.

Last Updated: Jan 17, 2020

Old Maps
Note: Not all maps reflect changes in service. Older maps may contain inaccuracies.
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