Albemarle/Cville Greenways

We’re working with communities in the Charlottesville and Albemarle urban core to envision and implement a comprehensive network of bicycle and pedestrian trails and greenways.

A joint project of the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission & The Piedmont Environmental Council.
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View PEC’s upcoming events page to see if there are any upcoming meetings / workshops /bike rides you might want to attend!

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

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

The Piedmont Environmental Council is 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, nature-full and useful for transportation in Charlottesville and Albemarle County. Trails and greenways connect people to employment, education, recreation and ...
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Virtual Events: Angie Schmitt Talks Safer Streets

UPDATE: PEC, Charlottesville BPAC , and the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library are co-hosting an online Right of Way book club. (with free books)Learn More In this webinar, author and active-transportation advocate, Angie Schmitt, discussed the ways that inequality and other social trends combine to make walking along America’s roads and streets ...
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No One is Expendable: Angie Schmitt Talks Safer Streets

No One is Expendable: Angie Schmitt Talks Safer Streets

Update: The City of Charlottesville is sponsoring a virtual Safe-Streets Book Club. We will be reading Angie's new book, Right of Way: Race, Class, and the Silent Epidemic of Pedestrian Deaths in America. Sign up here to take part. A limited number of free copies of the book are available ...
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Cville Pilots Safe Streets Program

Cville Pilots Safe Streets Program

Photo: Peter Krebs/PEC COVID-19 has brought dramatic changes to the way we live, including how we gather to call for change. When the pandemic struck in March 2020, PEC had to cancel our popular slate of social bike rides and could no longer convene our monthly advocacy meetups in person ...
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Join the Active Mobility Alliance in Charlottesville/Albemarle

Photos (left to right): Saunders-Monticello Trail (Peter Krebs/PEC); Prolyfyck Run Crew (William Jones III); BikeCville (Naomi Johndaughter); Riverview Park (Peter Krebs/PEC). The Piedmont Environmental Council is pulling together an alliance of organizations that share a vision of a better-connected community for walking, biking and other forms of active transportation in ...
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Take Action: Support the Monticello Connector Path

Take Action: Support the Monticello Connector Path

This text was taken from an email alert. Join our connectivity advocacy email list >> Among myriad other benefits, a connector along Route 20 would significantly reduce the need for parking at the Saunders Monticello Trail--and even make it accessible by bus. More ways to get there will make physical ...
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Woolen Mills Pedestrian Bridge

Connectivity Update / New Pedestrian Bridge Installed at Woolen Mills

This text was taken from an email alert. Join our connectivity advocacy email list >> The new pedestrian bridge over Moore’s Creek at Woolen Mills should open soon. (Photo by Marco Sanchez/PEC) [video of the installation] Dear Active Mobility Advocate, Albemarle County took a significant step forward last week. On ...
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