Posted inUncategorized

As West Main Street grows, so do safety concerns

As new buildings bring more people to Charlottesville’s West Main Street, one man wants city officials to do more to make the road a safe place for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers during construction and beyond. “The city doesn’t really seem to understand how to make the city genuinely more pedestrian-friendly and that’s by influencing the […]

Posted inUncategorized

Council approves schematic design for West Main

Development plans for a new look for Charlottesville’s West Main Street inched closer to completion Monday when City Council approved a schematic design for the project. “The project vision is to create a great street, to design a great street and to have it be an equitable street,” said Elliot Rhodeside, of the firm Rhodeside […]

Posted inUncategorized

Planning continues for West Main Street streetscape

An Alexandria-based design firm is working on plans for a multimillion-dollar upgrade to Charlottesville’s West Main Street, but a final set of blueprints will not be available for well over a year. “We anticipate the construction document phase to be completed around March or April of 2018,” said Carrie Rainey, the city’s urban design planner. […]