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Daily Progress: Regional housing group holds first meeting

By 2040, approximately 11,920 renter households in Charlottesville and Albemarle County’s urban areas will be paying more than 30 percent of their income for housing costs, according to preliminary numbers from a regional housing needs assessment.

2019-01-28T09:14:22-04:00January 28th, 2019|

Charlottesville Tomorrow: City-county initiative aims to enhance role of river

The first step of an eventual master plan for the riverfront in Charlottesville and Albemarle County has come to fruition. The initial phase of the Rivanna Corridor Study, facilitated by the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission, has a goal of making the river a center of economic development, recreation and cooperation between the city and the county. The scope of the study area stretches a half-mile out from both sides of the Rivanna River from the South Fork Rivanna Reservoir to Milton Road.

2018-12-22T12:54:03-04:00December 21st, 2018|

Daily Progress: Transportation plan presented

The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission presented the 2040 Rural Long Range Transportation Plan to the Board of Supervisors at its regular meeting June 26. This is an update to the 2035 plan. The plan incorporates the TJPDC member counties of Greene, Albemarle, Nelson, Louisa and Fluvanna and the city of Charlottesville.

2018-07-20T12:20:05-04:00July 20th, 2018|

Daily Progress: As large developments loom, Fifeville tries to envision its own future

The city of Charlottesville is creating a housing strategy to encourage the construction of homes that are affordable to households with incomes ranging from extreme poverty to the middle class. To help inform the strategy, the group sponsored a free summit on the topic as part of this week’s Tom Tom Founders Festival in collaboration with the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission.

2018-05-28T22:46:37-04:00May 28th, 2018|

Charlottesville Tomorrow: Out-of-town panelists describe affordable-housing tools

The city of Charlottesville is creating a housing strategy to encourage the construction of homes that are affordable to households with incomes ranging from extreme poverty to the middle class. To help inform the strategy, the group sponsored a free summit on the topic as part of this week’s Tom Tom Founders Festival in collaboration with the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission.

2018-04-13T12:22:37-04:00April 13th, 2018|

Greene County Record: 75 get last chance to comment on Ruckersville plan

Greene County residents had a third and final time to provide feedback on the Ruckersville Area Plan at an open house on March 29. The Greene County Planning Department, along with Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission, has been engaged in a detailed study of a small area plan for Ruckersville since August. The plan will be adopted and included into the county’s comprehensive plan.

2018-04-05T12:14:41-04:00April 5th, 2018|

Charlottesville Tomorrow: Open house held for future trail hub near Wegmans

The public had its first chance Thursday to see plans for a “trail hub” designed to connect current and future pathways near 5th St. Station in Albemarle County. The trails that will extend from the hub are at various planning stages. The project will enhance an existing tunnel that goes underneath I-64 with safety improvements.

2018-09-24T23:16:15-04:00March 16th, 2018|

Greene County Record: Ruckersville Area Plan open house

About 75 people turned out to Greene County’s second Ruckersville Area Plan open house on Dec. 6. The county is developing a plan for the Ruckersville corridor, facilitated by the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission. The Wednesday, Dec. 6, public meeting was to kick off the scenarios planning portion of the process and gain [...]

2017-12-14T11:47:57-04:00December 14th, 2017|