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About the Plan Update

The 2014 Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan Update is the next phase of making a bicycle, pedestrian and multi-use trail connections in the City. It will be a physical and action-oriented plan that builds upon the 2003 Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan and will complement the Context Sensitive Street Design Guidelines work that will also be taking place this year.

The Master Plan Update will focus on integrating the on-street and off-street networks identified in past planning efforts to create safe, comfortable transportation corridors that appeal to a wide range of users of all abilities. It will provide the recommended network improvements for Charlottesville’s on-street bicycle and pedestrian corridors, as well as a phasing plan for implementation.

How can I get involved?  The first public workshop was held on June 18 (4:30-6:30PM) at City Space. To kick off the public input process, citizens were invited to use an online interactive map (or online survey if using a screen reader) to identify barriers to biking and walking, as well as existing and desired routes.  City staff was present at a number of community events over the summer to gather input. Another public meeting will be scheduled in early 2015 to provide comments on the draft plan.

Project Timeline and Target Meeting Dates: 2014ProjectTimeline


Questions? Want more information? Contact Amanda Poncy, Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator at 434-970-3720 or

If you want to get involved with the GO Plan, participate in one of our Walkshops! Contact our Public Outreach Coordinator with questions, kstjohn[@] - See more at:

View contents of the 2003 Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan

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