A Route 7 bus at the Downtown Transit Center in Charlottesville.

Charlottesville City Council learns more about transit governance study

Charlottesville’s future zoning code anticipates a lot more residents living within city limits with little to no requirements from the city government about providing places to park. Albemarle County and other surrounding localities are also planning on more people.  If everyone tries to get around via car, there could be congestion. To plan for alternatives…

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Regional Transit Vision update

Consultants hired by the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission to craft a vision for how public transportation might work better in the Charlottesville area will present more details next Thursday. The firm AECOM is the lead consultant with Jarrett Walker and Associates serving as a subcontractor. The study may recommend the eventualtransition to a unified regional transit…

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Council hears first reading of appropriation for Charlottesville Area Transit

When Charlottesville Area Transit provided information for the current fiscal year in the early 2022, officials sent over an estimate. On April 3, 2023, CAT Director Garland Williams appeared before Council for an appropriation to bring the budget closer to the actual numbers.   “What you see before you is the operating side of the house…

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