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Free MOTHERLOAD Screening – October 19, 2019

TJPDC is hosting a FREE screening of MOTHERLOAD in partnership with Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) on October 19, 2019 from 3pm-5pm at Vinegar Hill Theatre (220 W Market Street). TJPDC and PEC are working with communities in the Charlottesville and Albemarle urban core to envision and implement a comprehensive network of bicycle and pedestrian [...]

2019-10-07T11:05:22-04:00October 7th, 2019|

5th Street Trails Project – Public Meeting

Public Meeting to be held Wednesday, March 20, 2019 in TJPDC’s Water Street Center The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC) is hosting a public meeting on the 5th Street Trails Project on Wednesday, March 20 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. in TJPDC’s Water Street Center, 407 East Water Street. The team has continued [...]

2019-03-06T11:07:06-05:00March 6th, 2019|

Jefferson Area Bike and Pedestrian Plan (2019)

The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC), which also staffs the Charlottesville-Albemarle Metropolitan Planning Organization (CA-MPO), has completed work on an update to the 2004 Jefferson Area Bike and Pedestrian Plan. The Plan is the culmination of over two years of work and an extensive community engagement process, made possible by a grant from the Charlottesville [...]

2019-04-18T15:28:46-04:00October 26th, 2018|

Transportation Plan Open House: October 17, 2018

The Charlottesville/Albemarle Metropolitan Organization will host a transportation Open House on Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 pm. The Open House will provide an opportunity to learn about the MPO's Long Range Transportation and Jefferson Area Bike and Pedestrian Plans. The event will be hosted in TJPDC's Water Street Center; 407 E. Water Street, [...]

2018-09-24T23:16:08-04:00September 24th, 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|

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 [...]

2017-11-27T11:32:32-05:00November 27th, 2017|

Bicycle and Pedestrian Webinar Series

The City of Charlottesville and Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission are offering a free webinar series presented by The Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals.  All events are FREE and registration is not required.  Webinars take place the third Wednesday of each month, at 3:00 p.m.  Events are hosted at TJPDC's Water Street [...]

2016-12-20T22:15:48-05:00April 20th, 2016|

Bike Route 76 Corridor Study

Corridor Study Documents The full report is available below. Due to the large file size of the full version, we have also posted versions specific to each locality. Full Bike Route 76 Corridor Study (27MB) Bike Route 76 Corridor Study: Nelson  (16MB) Bike Route 76 Corridor Study: Albemarle  (18MB) Bike Route 76 Corridor Study: [...]

2016-12-20T22:15:51-05:00September 25th, 2015|

Northtown Trail Project

This document identifies a conceptual bicycle and pedestrian trail that will extend from the Charlottesville Downtown Mall to Lewis and Clark Drive in northern Albemarle County. The Northtown Trail Project examines the bicycling goals for both the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County and considers how a long distance trail could improve bicycle ridership in the City and County. [...]

2016-12-20T22:15:52-05:00November 22nd, 2010|

2004 Jefferson Area Bicycle, Pedestrian and Greenways Plan

The purpose of this plan is to provide information and guidance on development of facilities and other accommodations to enhance safe bicycle and pedestrian travel within the Thomas Jefferson Planning District. This plan will also satisfy the Virginia Department of Transportation requirement that a roadway be identified in a locally adopted bicycle or [...]

2018-09-24T23:16:31-04:00April 12th, 2004|