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January 25, 2018
Around three dozen people attended an open house Thursday to get the latest on a draft plan to guide the redevelopment of the area around the intersection of U.S. and Rio Road in Albemarle County. “People want to see this become a great place and don’t want it ...
January 18, 2017
Representatives of a firm hired by Albemarle to study future redevelopment around the intersection of U.S. 29 and Rio Road have presented the first phase of their work to the county’s Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission. “If you’re doing a painting, you’ve got to get ...
December 12, 2016
Albemarle County hosted a final community meeting Monday to get public input before finishing the first phase of the Rio+29 Small Area Plan. The plan aims to guide development along U.S. 29 between Charlottesville Fashion Square mall and the Rivanna River. The study area contains just 2 percent ...
November 22, 2016
Will Albemarle’s urban ring of the future look more like downtown Charlottesville? Will it have 10-story buildings connected by bus rapid transit? In a classroom at Mary C. Greer Elementary School on Monday, the Places29-Rio Community Advisory Committee discussed what the area between the Charlottesville Fashion Square mall and ...
September 28, 2016
The Albemarle County Planning Commission received an update on the Rio+29 Small Area Plan at a meeting Tuesday. The Rio+29 Small Area Plan aims to guide development and transportation in the area near the new Rio Road intersection at U.S. 29 in more detail than is in ...
September 17, 2016
Shopping centers identified as potential sites for redevelopment Albemarle County planning officials and consultants listened to residents’ ideas for the Rio+29 Small Area Plan and presented an update on the project at a recent meeting. The small area plan aims to incorporate the new Rio Road intersection at U ...
August 16, 2016
Members of the Places29 Rio and Hydraulic Community Advisory Committees got a first look at the scope of the Rio-29 Small Area Plan at their meeting Monday. “It’s an opportunity to develop a vision for this [U.S.] 29 North Area,” said Vlad Gavrilovic, of Renaissance Planning, which is ...