CHO’s new jet bridges make is easier for passengers with limited mobility to get on and off airplanes.
Jeanne Siler

The next steps: CHO’s got its passengers covered

By Jeanne Nicholson Siler April showers have finally brought May flowers, but any time it’s precipitating at the Charlottesville Albemarle Airport, some passengers boarding or leaving airplanes will have a dry passage—at least part of the way. The airport purchased four portable jet bridges—covered ramps—earlier this year to eliminate the movable steps between a plane […]

William H. Lucy
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The lowdown: Ahead of urban trends

Ahead of urban trends UVA professor William Lucy, 77, who predicted the young and the empty nesters would flock to cities, and who found that the suburbs could be more deadly than inner cities, died April 7. Among his many civic contributions locally, he served on the Charlottesville Planning Commission and once led a committee […]