GRTC Pulse stops at 14 activity centers along its route

The Pulse links to many exciting destinations, businesses, services and restaurants.

GRTC Pulse is a modern, high quality, high capacity rapid transit system that serves a 7.6-mile route along Broad Street and Main Street, from Rocketts Landing in the City of Richmond to Willow Lawn in Henrico County.

Be on the lookout each week as we release each stop!

Richmond night out

Willow Lawn

As the western point of the GRTC Pulse bus route in Henrico County, the Willow Lawn station offers a variety of options for restaurants, retail and entertainment. Willow Lawn Shopping Center is one of the top destinations along the corridor.

Explore Willow Lawn

Staples Mill

Staples Mill

The Staples Mill station on the GRTC Pulse bus route, located almost at the border between the City of Richmond and Henrico County, offers legal services, healthcare and food options. Grabbing a late night bite eat is never a problem in this area!

Explore Staples Mill

Richmond date night ideas

Scott's Addition

Servicing the Museum District on the GRTC Pulse bus route, Scott’s Addition and the Boulevard, the Cleveland station is where old and new Richmond meet. This station hosts a variety of restaurants, local craft breweries and workout facilities unique to the neighborhood.

Explore Scott's Addition

Science Museum events

Science Museum

As its name states, the Science Museum station on the GRTC Pulse bus route is located in the Fan neighborhood right in front of the Science Museum of Virginia. Surrounded by popular restaurants, entertainment and a bakery with a cult following, this station has something for people of all ages.

Explore Science Museum

Allison Street


As the second station on the GRTC Pulse bus route located in the Fan Neighborhood, the Allison Street station is located near a Richmond landmark, Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken! The Allison Street Station is also home to other popular restaurants, boutique salons and businesses.

Explore Allison Street



The VCU & VUU station on the GRTC Pulse bus route services both universities in the Richmond area – Virginia Commonwealth University – Monroe Campus and Virginia Union University. Frequented by students and professional staff alike, this station is centered in a bustling environment of restaurants, shopping and a sports entertainment center.

Explore VCU/VUU

Arts District

The Arts District station on the GRTC Pulse bus route is located in the very area from which its name was derived – the Arts District. This station celebrates of the eclectic artistry of the area.

Explore the Arts District

Convention Center

Convention Center

The Convention Center station is where the Richmond region comes together. Located near the Convention Center on the GRTC Pulse bus route this area is a melting pot for events and conventions and local fare.

Explore the Convention Center

Government Center

Government Center

As its name indicates, the Government Center station on the GRTC Pulse bus route is located in the hub of government offices in the Richmond area. From local city government to state and federal offices, this station is where the business of government happens.

Explore the Government Center

VCU Medical Center

VCU Medical Center

The VCU Medical Center station on the GRTC Pulse bus route, is located in front of the nation’s top teaching hospitals, VCU Medical Center. People from all over the Commonwealth and beyond visit VCU Medical Center to receive top rated medical assistance.

Explore the VCU Medical Center

Main Street Station

Strategically located in front of Main Street Station on the GRTC Pulse bus route, the hub of multi-modal transportation in the Richmond region is the Main Street station. Recently completing a multi-million dollar renovation, Main Street Station is not only a historical landmark but is also architecturally beautiful in design.

Explore Main Street Station

Shockoe Bottom

Shockoe Bottom

The Shockoe Bottom station on the GRTC Pulse bus route, located in the historic district of Shockoe Bottom services a myriad of businesses within this area. Shockoe Bottom is one of the City of Richmond’s oldest neighborhoods with vibrant day and night activities.

Explore Shockoe Bottom

East Riverfront

East Riverfront

Home of Stone Brewing and the East Riverfront Park, the East Riverfront station on the GRTC Pulse bus route is located in area where people can bike along the Capital Trial, walk and enjoy the James River.

Explore East Riverfront

Rocketts Landing

Rocketts Landing

As the eastern point of the GRTC Pulse bus route for both the City of Richmond and Henrico County, the Rocketts Landing station offers scenic views of the James River in addition to several restaurants and businesses.

Explore Rocketts Landing

Brew Tour

Richmond is growing into a local craft brewery town. We are on the GRTC Pulse to see all the different breweries the city has to offer!

Check out the local breweries along the GRTC Pulse

Arts, Music and Theater

The arts, music and theaters set the tempo in Richmond! We are on the GRTC Pulse to see all the great arts and theaters the city has to offer!

Check out the arts, music and theaters along the GRTC Pulse

Game Night

It’s time for a fun night out with friends! Let’s head up the GRTC Pulse bus route for a night for games, concerts and fun.

Explore a fun night out with friends along the GRTC Pulse

places to eat

Places to Eat

The food options are endless in Richmond! Some of the top restaurants in Richmond are located along the GRTC Pulse.

Explore all the great places to eat along the GRTC Pulse

Family-friendly Fun

Traveling with the kids just got easier! Just hop on the GRTC Pulse with the entire family to hit some of the top museums and kid friendly hot spots in the city.

Check out all the family-friendly fun

museums and historical landmarks

History Tour

The GRTC Pulse connects Richmond’s vibrant history! There are plenty on museums and historical landmarks to explore.

Check out these museums and historical landmarks

Glam Night

The perfect night out starts right along the GRTC Pulse!

Explore the glitz and glam the city has to offer

Date Night

Every night is date-night! The GRTC pulse made planning a whole lot easier with a ton of Richmond’s hot spots all in walking distance.


Explore some Richmond date night ideas

Kabana Rooftop

Rooftop Bars

Rooftop bar season is upon us! Many of Richmond’s rooftop bars are located along the GRTC Pulse bus route.

Check out those Richmond rooftop bars

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