Planning & Development

Notes from the news desk. File photo.

What’s coming up in Charlottesville the week of 2/4

Each week, the news team takes a look at upcoming meetings and events in Charlottesville and Albemarle we think you should know about. Consider it a look into our datebook, and be sure to share newsworthy happenings, too. The Charlottesville City Council meets Monday night at 7pm at City Hall. Two big topics on the […]

The newly approved expanded boundaries of the Charlottesville-Albemarle MPO, which now includes Crozet—but stops at the county lines. Image courtesy of Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission.

Charlottesville-Albemarle MPO grows to include Crozet

The Charlottesville-Albemarle Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Policy Board voted unanimously last week to redraw its boundaries to include Crozet, an expansion officials say could mean more federal dollars for public transit linking Western Albemarle to the area’s urban core. Like its nearly 350 counterparts across the country—cross-governmental organizations tasked with long-term regional transportation—the MPO was […]