Transportation Solutions

As traffic congestion, strain on the state budget and concerns about pollution prompt widespread calls for change, PEC supports a new transportation vision for Virginia.


Video: Building Bike and Pedestrian Connections in Charlottesville and Albemarle.

Video: Building Bike and Pedestrian Connections in Charlottesville and Albemarle.

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We’re working with a diverse coalition of organizations and communities to envision and implement a comprehensive network of bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure that is safe, inclusive, and useful for transportation in Charlottesville and Albemarle County. Get Involved Join our Active ...
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empty metro car

Take Action: Help Save Metro and Other Public Transit!

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Photo by M.V. Jantzen, Flickr. Congress needs to pass a stimulus package with $32 billion in emergency operations funds for transit agencies across the country. Send a quick email to your Representative and Senators using this campaign set up by ...
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waterloo bridge installation

VDOT Contractor Installs Rehabilitated Waterloo Bridge

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Text pulled from PEC's Nov 6, 2020 Facebook post: Exciting news! Yesterday, we were able to witness the placement of the rehabilitated Waterloo Bridge back onto its stone abutments. It was amazing to see the 550-ton crane set the 101-foot, ...
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Train, bus, or something new? Australian professor talks Trackless Trams

Train, bus, or something new? Australian professor talks Trackless Trams

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Photo by Peter Newman. This article, written by PEC field representative Sean Tubbs, covers the "Trackless Trams: A Transformative Opportunity for Charlottesville" event hosted by PEC during the Tom Tom festival on April 13, 2019. As the population of Albemarle ...
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Waterloo Bridge -- Still Closed. Still Waiting for Repair

Waterloo Bridge — Still Closed. Still Waiting for Repair

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The other night as I drove home, I paid attention to each bridge crossing. There were 18 concrete slab bridges. A majority of our roadways are repetitive monolithic creatures with little character or interest of their own. This reminded me ...
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