A huge thanks to everyone who worked, rode and promoted Bike to Work Week to ensure it was an astounding success. We had ten events in one week (including Riverfest), all of which were fun and invigorating.
Albemarle County & the City of Charlottesville
The staff in PEC's Charlottesville office works with citizens to solve the many land use and conservation challenges facing the Charlottesville and Albemarle area.
Cville Area Land Use Update: Week of May 22, 2023
Equity / Climate Lens to make debut at Albemarle PC meeting; CRHA purchasing another property.
New local food guides printed and mailed region-wide
From veggies and fruit, to meat and dairy, to beer, wine and more, you’ll find your favorite local food in our recently released 2023-2024 guides for the Northern Piedmont, Loudoun County and Charlottesville Area.
Cville Area Land Use Update: Week of May 15, 2023
Albemarle to resume discussions of affordable housing incentives; BAR to consider restoration of faded advertisement.
Fifth Street Trail Hub Update
The 5th Street Trail and Hub project will create a shared-use path connecting the 5th Street Starbucks, Fifth Street Station Parkway, and a trailhead at Fifth Street Station near Wegmans.
Community Groups Organize Annual Bike to Work Week Celebration; Area Residents Invited to Take Part
This year, a coalition of nonprofits, local governments, and volunteers is organizing Charlottesville’s annual Bike to Work Week, from May 15-19. All in the Charlottesville/Albemarle area are invited to bike throughout the week, whether it’s to work, to school, or just for fun.
Charlottesville and surrounding areas Buy Fresh Buy Local guides arriving in mailboxes soon
With the spring growing season upon the Virginia Piedmont, The Piedmont Environmental Council is pleased to announce the release of its 2023-2024 Buy Fresh Buy Local Charlottesville area guide, offering a one-stop source connecting consumers to fresh fruit, vegetables, dairy, meat and more, by way of local farmers and farmers markets.
Week Ahead for May 8, 2023: Greene Supervisors to review draft Comprehensive Plan; Nelson County seeks increase of tax rate for transient lodging
In this addition: Greene Supervisors to review draft Comprehensive Plan; Nelson County seeks increase of tax rate for transient lodging.
Week Ahead for May 1, 2023: Charlottesville City Council to retroactively amend COVID-era rules due to concerns about recent Virginia Supreme Court ruling
We are now one third of the way through the year as measured by months. So far it’s been quite the eventful year. May is Older Americans Month and this next one is Public Service Recognition Week. Elected bodies will have proclamations. So, it’s a fairly normal week.
PEC Brings Home the Platinum
We are honored that our work highlighting climate change and impacts in Albemarle County has been recognized by the 17th Annual Hermes Creative Awards. The Hermes Creative Awards, one of the oldest and largest creative competitions in the world, honor creative professionals who are the messengers and creators of the information revolution.