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City-County effort to form regional transit authority shelved amid Albemarle’s budget woes

By Brian Wheeler Charlottesville Tomorrow Thursday, March 25, 2010 Albemarle County’s decision to build their budget on maintaining last year’s tax rate has led to the shelving of efforts to form a regional transit authority (RTA) with the City of Charlottesville. Supervisor Dennis Rooker delivered that assessment to a meeting held Wednesday of the work […]

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Future of transit depends on cost allocation and new sources of funding

By Sean Tubbs Charlottesville Tomorrow Tuesday, January 26, 2010 A plan to create a regional transit authority (RTA) will remain on hold while Charlottesville and Albemarle officials research how much money a combined transit service would cost and the share each locality would contribute. That was the general consensus of a Monday meeting between city […]

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Top-10 Growth & Development Stories of 2009

In my weekly appearance today on WINA AM 1070 on the Charlottesville Right Now program, host Coy Barefoot and I will count down Charlottesville Tomorrow’s top-10 growth and development stories of 2009 . Podcast produced by Charlottesville Tomorrow * Player by Odeo Listen using player above or download the podcast: Download Brian Wheeler’s appearance on […]

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Senior Statesmen of Virginia hold forum for all six Albemarle Supervisor candidates

By Sean Tubbs Charlottesville Tomorrow Friday, October 16, 2009 All six candidates for the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors participated in a forum sponsored by the non-partisan Senior Statesmen of Virginia on October 15, 2009. Samuel Miller District candidates Madison Cummings (D), John Lowry (I) and Duane Snow (R) sat alongside Rio District candidates David […]

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Samuel Miller District Candidates Forum

On September 30, 2009, the three candidates vying for the Samuel Miller District of the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors met at a Candidates Forum sponsored by Charlottesville Tomorrow and the Free Enterprise Forum. Democrat Madison Cummings, Independent John Lowry and Republican Duane Snow answered nine questions on land use, transportation, and growth in the […]