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!

Feb. 26, 2021: Active Mobility Summit

At this free half-day virtual workshop, representatives from organizations, local businesses, agencies and passionate individuals who share a mission to promote walking, biking, running, everyday access nature in Charlottesville and Albemarle County.


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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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A Ride to Surprise and Delight

Cyclists depart after a quick rest break during the Twilight Bike Ride on June 21. [Peter Krebs/PEC] “Can roads be a place to have fun and be a way to get around?” That’s what one rider asked at the end of a recent twilight bike ride PEC sponsored, along with ...
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Fifth Street Hub: A Project with Momentum

Fifth Street Hub: A Project with Momentum

Jessica Mauzy (front of room at left, of LPDA) and Billie Campbell (front of room at right, of TJPDC) present the Trail Hub project at the Open House at TJPDC. [Peter Krebs/PEC]   Charlottesville and Albemarle have many beautiful outdoor spaces but not enough connective greenway corridors. One project that ...
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About the Greenways Project

About the Greenways Project

The Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) and the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC) are working with communities in the Charlottesville and Albemarle urban core to envision and implement a comprehensive network of connective bicycle and pedestrian trails and greenways. The project is supported by a Strengthening Systems grant from the ...
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Volunteer Opportunities – Charlottesville & Albemarle Greenways Initiative

Photo by Marco Sanchez Thank you for your interest in pitching in to help make connective greenways a reality in Charlottesville and Albemarle. This is a multi-year effort and there will be a variety of opportunities to help out as we move forward. Sign up through letsvolunteer.org >> Here are some ways you can ...
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Cypherways Uses Hip-Hop to Generate Ideas and Enthusiasm for Greenways

Rappers Cullen “Fellowman” Wade (left), Envy (second from left) and Bernard Hankins (right) facilitated a lively discussion with participants. Special guest Chance Dickerson (center) joined for the encore. Photo by Meredith Cole. The Piedmont Environmental Council and the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation’s Imagination Foundation teamed up with Cyphertank on November ...
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