County leaders discuss joint transit system with UVA & City

On February 8, 2006, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors held a second worksession on the development of the County’s 2007-2010 Strategic Plan [

agenda

].  This meeting focused on education and transportation issues.  Staff is working to help the Board identify specific measurable transportation goals that can be incorporated in the strategic plan.

In this worksession, County leaders discussed joining forces with UVA and the City on a unified and improved regional public transit system.

Staff presented the following two recommendations for language in the strategic plan:

Charlottesville Tomorrow’s podcast includes an introduction by staff member Lori Allshouse and then the complete audio of the Supervisors’ discussion of transportation issues.


Listen to Podcast:


Download bos20060208a.mp3


Highlights (mm:ss)

8:22 – Dennis Rooker, David Slutzky & Sally Thomas on goal of an improved regional public transit system

11:30 – Ken Boyd and Dennis Rooker on

Southern Parkway

and regional transportation plans.

14:08 – David Slutzky on goal of improving transit modalities and improving collaboration with City and University

17:34 – Sally Thomas on our area reaching a tipping point and overgrowing our transportation infrastructure—more than four projects and Meadowcreek Parkway are needed.

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