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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.
September 19, 2014
The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review has given its blessing to additional height and residential density for a nine-story building planned for the parking lot where the City Market currently operates. “If there is any place that can take a 101-foot height, it’s the bottom of the hill on ...
September 18, 2014
Several dozen area residents turned out to a meeting Thursday to review plans to extend Berkmar Drive north from Sam’s Club to Hollymead Town Center. The Virginia Department of Transportation shared three proposed alignments with the public at the DoubleTree Hotel. The $54 million Berkmar Drive Extension is part ...
September 18, 2014
Standardized testing data released by the Virginia Department of Education Tuesday showed overall progress for most schools in Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville. The annual report documents if schools and school divisions are meeting Virginia’s two accountability systems. Accreditation is the state system that evaluates whether or ...
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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
City planner and urban designer Jeff Speck, a leading expert on how communities around the country can become more livable, walkable and economically viable, suggested in his presentation at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center that by replacing traffic ...
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