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With growing population throughout the Thomas Jefferson Planning District, and decreasing funding, it is becoming increasingly important to make smarter choices about our transportation options. The ideal options will provide a balanced transportation system integrating all travel modes and complementing environmental, economic, and community development goals.


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Eco-Logical Project Hosting October 23rd Public Meeting

The TJPDC, Charlottesville Albemarle MPO and the Free Bridge Project Stakeholder Group will host a public open house on October 23rd from 6-8 p.m. to share information about the Eco-Logical approach to transportation planning and the proposed alternatives.

Click here for the event flyer. For more information please contact Wood Hudson at (434) 979-7310 ext. 320 or email whudson@tjpdc.org



The TJPDC is Seeking Public Feedback on U.S. Bike Route 76

Route 76

Route 76 LogoU.S. Bike Route 76 is an on-road National Bike Route that spans the eastern half of the U.S., from Missouri to eastern Virginia. The route is associated with the Trans American Bicycle Trail that stretches from Oregon to Virginia, accounting for approximately 4,242 highway miles. Along this path, the route passes through our region, which includes the City of Charlottesville, along with Louisa, Fluvanna, Albemarle and Nelson counties.

Local riders know the existing conditions of roadways better than cyclists traveling through our region. Your input will be instrumental in making the riding experience safer and more satisfying for fellow cyclists who are attracted to this U.S. Bike Route. Help us identify the location of existing safety concerns for cyclists, opportunities for additional bike routes branching off from Route 76 and even rerouting possibilities.

Click here to provide feedback..



Bike Route 76 Corridor Study

As part of its FY14 Rural Transportation Program, the TJPDC is conducting a Corridor Study of the Route 76 Bike Route within our region. U.S. Bicycle Route 76, also known as the TransAmerica Bike Route, is a national Bike Route that spans from the Midwest to eastern Virginia. Along this path, the route passes through five of the localities in our region - Albemarle, Charlottesville, Fluvanna, Louisa and Nelson. The intent of this work is to increase safety, access and awareness of the bike route. The Rural Technical Committee has conducted a scoping meeting for this project to help guide the process and deliverables.

The project scope includes three main elements:

  1. An Inventory of existing conditions;
  2. A promotional campaign to provide route information and online resources; and,
  3. Recommendations for roadway improvements that would increase bike safety.

Work during the current fiscal year will focus on Item 1, an inventory of existing conditions along the 136-mile stretch of Route 76 in our region. For additional information on this project, please visit the project website at www.tjpdc.org/route76 or contact Will Cockrell at wcockrell@tjpdc.org, 434-979-7310 x 440.





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