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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+00:00July 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+00:00May 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+00:00April 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+00:00April 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+00:00March 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+00:00December 14th, 2017|

Charlottesville Newsplex covers Bike Route 76 Corridor Study

As you drive through Central Virginia, there is one particular type of road sign that you won't learn about in driver's education, even though you see it all through the area. They are the signs for Route 76, a bike ride originally designed to celebrate the Bicentennial. These days, it's still a popular bicycle [...]

2017-11-27T11:32:32+00:00November 27th, 2017|