Graelyn Brashear's story in C-Ville on the Western Bypass is remarkable; its depth, range, imagery and clarity are outstanding. Take 30 minutes to read it. Also notable is C-Ville's presentation of the story; it's useful and makes a subject of this breadth easier to digest. I particularly like the Medium-like commenting, which is particularly useful for a story of this length. Read More
Archives for August 2013
What do you think transportation in Charlottesville - Albemarle should/will be in 2040? The Charlottesville-Albemarle Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is proud to announce the launch the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) website at www.tjpdc.org/lrtp. Tonight between 5pm and 7pm would Read More
always looking for hindsight. Today. In January two of the six things I noted to watch were: More confidence in the market as unemployment stabilizes (underemployment is a different conversation). More stability is likely to mean more buyers Frustration felt by buyers who are seeing prices rise (again). If prices do indeed start to rise again, many buyers will be kicking themselves for waiting. Read More
In January I mentioned 6 things that we should watch in 2013 - inventory, home prices, distressed sales, confidence, buyer frustration and apartments. Being nearly September, I figured it a good time to look back at where these things stand. I'm going to be looking at these six things over the next few weeks. Starting with Read More
Charlottesville Tomorrow reports that the City of Charlottesville has adopted their comprehensive plan. The most substantial revisions were made to the city's housing chapter. To help the city meet its goal of having 15 percent of housing units classified as â€œaffordableâ€ by 2025, an emphasis will be placed on rehabilitating existing housing, and partnerships will be encouraged to promote workforce housing. Looks like I have some Read More
Last year I noted cell coverage in Charlottesville.
In 2006, the best cell provider in Charlottesville was Alltel. Times have changed. Those moving to Charlottesville are often surprised that we don't have 100% cell Read More