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February 09, 2017
A city committee charged with reviewing designs for public spaces learned more Thursday about the University of Virginia’s plans to redevelop land in the Ivy Road corridor. “We’re talking about [an area] from the intersection of Ivy and Emmet to Copeley Road,” said Alice Raucher, who was named ...
February 08, 2015
Albemarle County and the city of Charlottesville have been exploring ways to make the Rivanna River corridor an attractive resource, economically and recreationally. One proposal to transform the historic Woolen Mills buildings into residential and new commercial uses could work into that plan. “We look forward to the possibility of ...
October 14, 2014
The University of Virginia’s bike-sharing program, which was originally set to launch at the end of the summer, has been delayed until late in the current semester. “UVa is 100 percent ready to go, but we can’t put the system on the ground until we have all the ...
April 22, 2013
Increased density, construction at the University of Virginia and the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission’s Livability Study were on the agenda at the Planning and Coordination Council Technical Committee meeting Thursday. PACC Tech is a sub-committee of the Planning and Coordination Council, a consortium of planners from the City ...
September 16, 2012
At a James River Green Building Council luncheon this week, one current and one former member of the area’s planning commissions discussed their contributions to green infrastructure initiatives. Tuesday’s luncheon at CitySpace on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall came as part of the building council’s Sustainable Design for ...
August 08, 2012
As the Albemarle Planning Commission continues its review of the county Comprehensive Plan, one area of study is how to ensure there is room for future businesses. “We’re looking for a little bit more designated land to provide for more diversity for our targeted industries,” said Elaine Echols, principal ...
August 02, 2012
The Albemarle County Planning Commission has agreed with the Charlottesville Planning Commission that the Woolen Mills area and the Rivanna River should be the primary focus of a joint meeting later this year. “I would urge us to concentrate on these two and really take this on as something we ...
July 26, 2012
As it updates its Comprehensive Plan, Albemarle County is considering adding language that would allow more agricultural uses in its urban areas. Currently, all forms of agriculture are permitted in rural zoning districts, but in urban residential areas livestock is forbidden and gardens are allowed only as an accessory to ...