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.


Cyclist on Warrenton Branch Greenway

NEW Warrenton Branch Greenway Extension!

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This video was posted to our Facebook, Instagram, and Youtube accounts on 12/17/2021. The Warrenton Branch Greenway is a paved pedestrian and bike trail used and loved by Fauquier County residents for decades. Earlier this fall, a new extension opened ...
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an aerial image of snowy mountains and fields in Rappahannock County

A Few Highlights From 2021

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Winter in Rappahannock County. Credit: Hugh Kenny/PEC. Despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and a global economic slowdown, 2021 proved to be a year of new opportunity here at The Piedmont Environmental Council. Last year, we promised to continue to strengthen ...
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construction signs on a road, with cars traversing a bridge

Your input needed on planning efforts in Albemarle and Charlottesville

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Charlottesville and Albemarle are in the midst of major planning efforts, and both are thinking about their capital budgets, which is a big part of how those plans get implemented. At this time, the two localities seem to be heading ...
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Your Support is Doubled for Giving Tuesday

Your Support is Doubled for Giving Tuesday

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Giving Tuesday is a global movement dedicated to giving back to organizations and causes you care about. Today on November 30, your donation will go twice as far thanks to the generosity of a longtime supporter who is offering a ...
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one man with microphone reads off a posted to another man

Mini Summit Continues Forward Movement; Mobility Social Recognizes One Who Started It

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Passionate activists, professionals, and community members came together virtually on August 27 to work to make Charlottesville and Albemarle a better place for walking, biking and active living. Later, many of them (joined by others) enjoyed an outdoor happy hour ...
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