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!

Virtual Event: Angie Schmitt Talks Safer Streets

Virtual Event: Angie Schmitt Talks Safer Streets

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 needlessly dangerous. This event was organized by The Piedmont Environmental Council and co-sponsored by the Coalition for Smarter Growth. It's part of PEC's ...
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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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biking/walking

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) [Cool video of the installation] Dear Active Mobility Advocate, Albemarle County took a significant step forward last week ...
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Virtual Public map on phone

Self-Guided Public Art Bike Tour

Charlottesville (and urban areas of Albemarle County) has a rich collection of murals and large-scale sculptures that incorporate community perspectives, showcase the talents of regional and international artists, while contributing to the cultural and visual vibrancy of the city. The interactive Public Art Bike Map allows you to explore the murals of ...
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