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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.
March 25, 2015
The group that makes decisions about transportation projects in Albemarle and Charlottesville considered two new projects Wednesday that would address traffic congestion at the bridge over the Rivanna River on the city-county border. One project would add more lanes to Free Bridge, and the other would improve the roadway’s ...
March 23, 2015
A firm hired by Charlottesville to develop a master plan for West Main Street had another chance Monday to explain to elected officials the merits of its work. The city hired Alexandria-based Rhodeside & Harwell in 2013 to conduct a $340,000 study of West Main, and the firm’s concept ...
March 17, 2015
City councilors and other Charlottesville officials have been briefed on possible changes to the zoning of West Main Street that would reduce the maximum building size on the rapidly developing corridor. If the changes are adopted by the council, future buildings would be approved if their blueprints conform to a ...
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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
Spring officially begins on Friday, March 20th. What local springtime activity are you most looking forward to attending?
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