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July 24, 2014
The regional body that approves federal money for transportation projects has backed the transfer of Western Bypass money to the $230 million bundle of alternative U.S. 29 projects. The Metropolitan Planning Organization’s policy board amended its long-range plan Wednesday to include the package, featuring the extension of Berkmar ...
March 27, 2014
A member of the Metropolitan Planning Organization has asked local representatives to advocate for projects in the Places29 master plan when they join a 10-member panel charged with developing non-bypass solutions to congestion on U.S. 29 in Albemarle County and Charlottesville. “I am very proud of the projects which ...
February 07, 2014
The Charlottesville-Albemarle area’s new representative on the Commonwealth Transportation Board has expressed an opinion on whether to build a bypass in the region. “I think that a limited-access roadway is the safest way to move people around and through Charlottesville,” said Alison De Tuncq in an interview with Charlottesville ...
August 15, 2013
Governor Robert McDonnell has named the president of the University of Virginia Credit Union to serve as the area’s representative on the Commonwealth Transportation Board. The Culpeper District post has been vacant since January, when James Rich resigned from the position after repeatedly expressing his opposition to the Western ...