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Tracing its origins to 1961, the George Washington Regional Commission is the “planning district commission” established by the General Assembly for the region comprising the City of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford, known collectively as “Planning District 16.” Planning District 16 is the fourth-largest and fastest-growing of the Commonwealth’s 21 planning districts.

The Commission provides a broad array of services for the benefit of the 347,000 residents of Planning District 16, including regional environmental, energy-conservation, hazard mitigation and rural transportation planning programs; operation of GWRideConnect, the region’s nationally-recognized rideshare brokerage that facilitates and promotes vanpooling and transit use, and; serving as staff to its sister board, the Fredericksburg Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, which is the federally-recognized transportation-planning commission serving Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania and Stafford.



Chief of Transportation Planning – The George Washington Regional Commission is seeking to fill the position of Chief of Transportation Planning.  The individual selected will be responsible for supervising transportation planning staff and overseeing the management of the Fredericksburg Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (FAMPO) and Rural Transportation Planning Programs. Read more.


Regional Planner – The George Washington Regional Commission (GWRC) and the  Fredericksburg Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (FAMPO) is seeking a candidate for the position of Regional Planner.  The Regional Planner is responsible for assisting in the MPO transportation planning process and requires the ability to work with stakeholders such as federal, state, local governments, elected officials, as well as the general public. Read more.



Request for Proposals for On-Call Consultants for General Transportation Planning Services - The George Washington Regional Commission (GWRC) and the Fredericksburg Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (FAMPO) are asking interested firms to propose to provide a range of transportation planning services on an on-call basis. Read more.

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