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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 18, 2014
Some Albemarle County farmers hoping to hold large events on their properties or use agritourism to make money soon may have to get a zoning clearance. The Planning Commission voted unanimously earlier this week to require farms with 21 or fewer acres to get approval from the county before they ...
July 15, 2014
The Western Bypass of U.S. 29 could near the official end of the road today, all but formally halting more than 25 years of planning and debate on the highway never built. At its monthly meeting in Richmond, the Commonwealth Transportation Board will consider a resolution to rescind all ...
July 10, 2014
The Venable Neighborhood Association is one step closer to making a stretch of Rugby Road the second historic conservation district in Charlottesville. The Planning Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to recommend approval of the association’s request to make place the designation on both sides of the Rugby Road from the ...
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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
The University of Virginia will unveil a fleet of 120 bicycles later this summer as part of a new bike-sharing program. The bikes will serve about 1,100 acres of UVa’s Grounds, giving riders a transport alternative. Local residents ...
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