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Charlottesville Tomorrow’s Data Lab connects you with collaborative community tools which help us all have a better understanding of this special place. Cvillepedia is our community’s version of Wikipedia. Our document library makes it easy to find the raw materials used in local government decisions. Cville 3D helps us visualize the community in Google Earth.

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We started cvillepedia in 2007 as one place to keep track of all the information we were writing about. It went public in 2009 and now anyone can create or edit these articles on the people, places and events that make the Charlottesville-Albemarle area unique.

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We come across a lot of documentation in our reporting. You can use the search function or visit our Data Lab to easily find the plans, surveys, and reports we reference in our stories.
May 22, 2015
When the Albemarle Board of Supervisors finally holds a public hearing on the Comprehensive Plan on June 10, it also will consider whether to expand the growth area to include an 82-acre property immediately southwest of the intersection of U.S. 29 and Interstate 64. “I’m in favor of ...
May 12, 2015
The Albemarle County School Board has set the process and timeline for filling its vacant Samuel Miller District seat. The six remaining board members will make an interim appointment by June 15 to fill the seat. The board also will petition the Circuit Court to hold a special election Nov ...
May 11, 2015
Democratic City Council candidate Lena Seville wants Charlottesville officials to take the health of the environment into consideration every time they make a decision. “Often, you see environmental concerns as a stand-alone item or as an afterthought, and I want to have it as part of the decision-making process from ...
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CVille 3D
It is often difficult to visually understand current and proposed land use conditions. We use
3-dimensional models to bring into focus our community infrastructure and the built environment.
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We are fortunate to live in a community where our local government is easily accessible. Here you can learn more about each of our elected and appointed officials and how to reach them.
CVille Poll
After almost a year of study, the absence of new regulations for in-home lodging has left Charlottesville property owners and concerned neighbors in the lurch and a potential source of new revenue for city coffers untapped.  Recently a public hearing ...
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