September 03, 2017
Some business people say rollout has fallen short on information Several changes to downtown parking in Charlottesville will take effect Tuesday morning. Parking meters on Water Street, Market Street and nearby side streets will begin charging $1.80 an hour Monday through Saturday at 8 a.m. Vehicles will continue ...
July 24, 2017
ROANOKE — A 90-day trial of parking meters in downtown Roanoke started Monday, six weeks before a similar but longer test is set to take effect in downtown Charlottesville. “The goal of the pilot is really to provide more access to more people for these high-demand on-street spaces,” said Wyatt Poats ...
November 15, 2016
The City of Charlottesville plans to pay $2.85 million to purchase a half-acre lot at the corner of Market Street and 9th Street to address the growing parking needs downtown, officials said Tuesday. The money will come out of a $4 million capital improvement plan contingency fund, said City ...
July 12, 2016
Downtown business owners Tuesday night agreed that Charlottesville’s commercial and social hub is in desperate need of more parking spaces. At a meeting of the Downtown Business Association of Charlottesville’s parking committee, members said Charlottesville officials should quickly find space to build more public parking, regardless of the ...
September 09, 2015
Charlottesville’s economic development authority might help finance new infrastructure expected to be recommended by a $120,000 study on the future of parking downtown. “The [authority] is allowed by state law to lease property or purchase property and it potentially has a role related to parking,” said Chris Engel ...
July 24, 2015
As Charlottesville officials await the results of a new parking study, the city has passed a milestone that raises questions about whether a third parking garage may be necessary. “For the first time since the Water Street garage was built in 1992, there is a waiting list for monthly parking ...
January 19, 2015
The new owner of the Charlottesville Parking Center will unveil a proposal this week for a public-private parking and travel management system that would bring smart parking meters to downtown streets. “The promotion of free parking on the street is at odds with the promotion of walking, cycling and mass ...
January 06, 2015
COUNCIL RESPONSE TO MATTERS BY THE PUBLIC 1. CONSENT AGENDA* (Items removed from consent agenda will be considered at the end of the regular agenda.) a. Minutes for December 15 b. APPROPRIATION: Virginia Department of Health Special Nutrition Program Child and Adult Care Food Program - $32,000 (2nd of 2 ...
December 02, 2014
The Downtown Business Association of Charlottesville has asked the City Council to consider charging for on-street parking within the downtown core. “Our present on-street free parking system is not serving the needs of the public or the businesses downtown and has acted to restrict the availability of parking downtown for ...
April 25, 2014
The Charlottesville City Council has reaffirmed a decision made late last year to sell land at the end of Kenwood Lane to a couple who wants to build a new home. The approval Monday came despite the concern from one councilor who said the land should be used to increase ...
January 07, 2014
Parking on seven streets in Charlottesville’s 10th and Page and Fifeville neighborhoods will be restricted to residents with a permit starting Feb. 1. The Charlottesville City Council voted 4-1 Monday night to enact a pilot permitting program after residents of several streets in the two neighborhoods complained that their ...