The bus service has no plans to move the stop or open a new terminal.
But it’s not just about the bikes. They teach people to ride and help them map out safe biking routes. “There are times that we give bikes to people and we’re nervous that they’re not going to have a safe way to get to work,” said Lauren Riegl.
Filmmakers Lorenzo Dickerson and Jordy Yager say we need to understand the history of the destruction of the neighborhood better. “Raised/Razed” premieres Saturday at the Jefferson School and will air on public television in May.
Kyle Ervin at CAT sent this message by text: “All in all, we simply need MORE DRIVERS! We’ll take all the applicants we can get!”
Deputy City Manager for Operations Sam Sanders asked City Council Monday to define what it considers affordable housing, measure how much is available, and track the effectiveness of the money it spends.
“You can’t invest in housing without also investing in schools,” said Shymora Cooper. “The same kids that need housing are the same kids that are going to the schools that need the money.”
Here’s what zoning actually means — and what that does and doesn’t have to do with affordable housing.
“One thing that has never been that great in Charlottesville or Albemarle is, there are no places for people like me,” said Angela Durrer, a former mobile home park resident. “I don’t make that much money in a year, and even still, affordable housing over there, there is none.”
During a public hearing Monday night, the city housing authority voted to issue up to $23 million in revenue bonds to the new owner of Midway Manor, who has pledged to maintain the long-term affordability of the building’s 98 units. It won’t cost the city a dime.
If the Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority helps finance repairs with revenue bonds, it could also require the building to continue to be affordable. Community members and residents can express their views at a virtual public hearing on Monday at 6 p.m.