The future of one of the most significant intersections in Albemarle County and Charlottesville was the topic Wednesday at the first public meeting for a new planning initiative.
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors and Charlottesville’s City Council have agreed to create a partnership between the area’s bus systems, one step toward a possible regional transit authority.
The planning commissions of Albemarle County and Charlottesville hope to accelerate efforts to preserve the Rivanna River and make it a centerpiece of future development.
A small group of community members gathered at the Crozet Library on Monday evening to provide input into a project to help address safety concerns on the region’s busiest highway.
Regional planners are inviting commuters to share their experiences driving on Interstate 64 between Charlottesville and Staunton.
Area government officials and staff are getting together with Virginia state legislators to talk priorities in advance of the next General Assembly session in January. Tuesday, the Thomas Jefferson Planning District hosted a legislative forum at the Albemarle County Office Building.
On Monday afternoon, people in the Charlottesville area got to provide input on what they think the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission, or TJPDC, could do better in the future when dealing with disasters. "Natural Hazard Mitigation is something that effects everyone. Things such as: Winter Snow, Flooding, Threat of a Thunderstorm. So, having them [...]
The opening of the new 5th Street Station will bring more shopping and dining opportunities for area residents, but some planners and activists are hopeful commitments made during the land’s rezoning will be a catalyst for the southern urban area’s bike and pedestrian network.
The Thomas Jefferson Planning District is getting a grant to preserve affordable rural housing. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the grants this week to preserve and repair affordable housing for very-low- and low-income families in rural areas. The $41,600 grant will be used to alleviate substandard housing issues by supplementing and enhancing planned rehabilitation efforts [...]