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!

Participants from the 2019 Public Art Bike Ride

BikeCville is Back!

Although we can’t host the Public Art Bike Ride this year, you can now enjoy it on your own with a mobile-friendly self-guided version. Photo by Peter Krebs. Update (April 30, 2020): Although we can’t gather for group rides for the time being, we invite you to go out and ...
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Albemarle-based Commonwealth Computer Research, Inc. transformed one of its storage rooms into a bike locker. (Photo: Amanda Poncy)

Ten Ways to Make your Business More Bike-Friendly

Albemarle-based Commonwealth Computer Research, Inc. transformed one of its storage rooms into a bike locker. (Photo: Amanda Poncy) Companies can improve their environmental impact, reduce health-care and parking costs, motivate their staff, and attract more customers by promoting active transportation at your business. Below are some ideas to create a ...
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McIntire Park pedestrian bridge

Greenways Plan Complete. Next Step: Implementation

The new McIntire Park pedestrian bridge is an important link for City and Albemarle residents. Photo by Peter Krebs. By attaching it to their Comprehensive Plan, Albemarle County encoded bike/pedestrian connectivity into its vision for the future. Infrastructure of this kind is safe, appealing, and useful, improving the quality of ...
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Support a More Connected Cville/Albemarle

Support a More Connected Cville/Albemarle

UPDATE (7/15/19) Great news! On July 3, 2019 the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors adopted the Jefferson Area Bike / Pedestrian Plan as part of the Transportation chapter of the County’s Comprehensive Plan! See the approved resolution >> Charlottesville intends to include it in their forthcoming plan as well. Thank ...
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Working Toward a More Connected Community

Working Toward a More Connected Community

Greenways are safe and durable routes where people can walk, bike and run in nature-rich settings. For more than a year now, PEC has been working with the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC) to link communities in the Charlottesville/Albemarle urban core with greenways and other infrastructure for walking and ...
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Jefferson Area Bike and Pedestrian Plan: A Regional Vision Built on Community Dialogue

PEC has been working with the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC) to link communities in the Charlottesville/Albemarle urban core using greenways and other bike and pedestrian infrastructure. A more fully realized network will provide better opportunities for transportation and recreation. High-quality greenways benefit residents and communities in a myriad ...
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Regional Walking and Biking Survey Illuminates Resident Views of Safe Connectivity

The Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) is working with the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC), the City of Charlottesville, and Albemarle County to envision and implement a comprehensive network of bicycle and pedestrian trails and greenways in the combined urban core. As part of of our extensive community engagement, we ...
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