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Citizens talk transportation at legislator’s town hall meeting

On June 16, 2008, Delegate David Toscano (D-57) held a transportation town hall meeting with Virginia Deputy Secretary of Transportation, Barbara Reese. Reese presented Governor Tim Kaine’s (D) plan for fixing the transportation funding shortfall, a plan which will be considered by the General Assembly at a special session on June 23, 2008. The rest […]

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VDOT pledges to speed up Advance Mills replacement project; temporary bridge cancelled

The current Advance Mills bridge was closed in April 2007 (Image source: VDOT) The Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has directed his staff to abandon a project to build a temporary replacement of the Advance Mills bridge on Route 743 in Northern Albemarle County. In a statement, David S. Ekern said his […]

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Cooperation on regional transit gets support from elected officials

Councilor Holly Edwards,Supervisor David Slutzky (both seated), and TJPDC’s Harrison Rue (standing) On February 11, 2008, the Charlottesville City Council and the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors met jointly in a work session to review regional transit opportunities and challenges.  Officials reached consensus to pursue a Regional Transit Authority (RTA), though some thought the scope […]

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