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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.
July 23, 2015
As Charlottesville officials await the results of a new parking study, the city has passed a milestone that raises questions about whether a third parking garage may be necessary. “For the first time since the Water Street garage was built in 1992, there is a waiting list for monthly parking ...
July 21, 2015
Albemarle County officials revealed more details Tuesday about the prospective business interested in land just outside the county’s designated growth area, but stopped short of revealing the specific identity of the firm. Faith McClintic, the county’s new director of economic development, described the company as a “beverage producer ...
July 07, 2015
Charlottesville’s City Council will wait until later this summer to take a final vote on a rezoning amendment for William Taylor Plaza, a controversial development proposed for the corner of Ridge Street and Cherry Avenue. The council opted late Monday not to take a vote after the city attorney ...
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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
Should Albemarle County consider adding land zoned as rural and located around interstate interchanges to the development area for business and industrial growth? Interested in learning more? See Sean Tubbs' article - Crozet planning commissioner seeks protection from growth area expansion
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