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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.
August 26, 2015
The preparations for next year’s Charlottesville budget began this week when the Planning Commission met to establish funding priorities for the capital improvement program. “The role of the Planning Commission is to guide development and development activities in the city,” said Alexander Ikefuna, the city’s new director of ...
August 23, 2015
The Albemarle County School Board has begun to review the first draft of a strategic planning document that stipulates where and how the division will concentrate its resources over the next two years. At a recent board meeting, five major strategic priorities were discussed. Each priority, school staff says, is ...
August 20, 2015
The regional planning commission plans to begin studying ways to improve the area’s transit systems to grow overall ridership, but the review most likely will not lead to the merger of city and University of Virginia bus services. “We think it’s more initially a regional transit issue rather ...
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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
On Saturday, Charlottesville opened the Meadows Creek Gardens Disc Golf Course.  That made us curious about the activities of our readers.  We'd like to know... Have you ever played disc golf?
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