Neighborhood Transportation Improvements
FISCAL YEAR 2024 BUDGET
Project Name: Neighborhood Transportation Improvements
Department: Neighborhood Development Services
Start Date: 7/01/2023
End Date: 6/30/2028
The Neighborhood Transportation Improvements project is used by the Transportation Planning division of NDS, in concert with Public Works, to fund demonstrations, pilots, semi-permanent improvements and small-scale improvements on streets and sidewalks to enhance neighborhood safety, walkability, and bikeability. These projects are designed in collaboration with neighborhood associations and similar groups.
RELATIONSHIP TO comprehensive PLAN:
Chapter 6 : Transportation
Goal 1. Complete Streets
Create and maintain a connected network of safe, convenient, and pleasant
accommodations for pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit riders, including people of all ages and abilities.
Goal 2. Coordination with Land Use
Community Design Improve quality of life and promote active living
by reducing automobile use and congestion and supporting multimodal options for safe
and convenient travel in conjunction with implementation of the Future Land Use Vision.
Goal 3. Efficient Mobility and Access
Maintain a safe and efficient transportation system to provide mobility and access.
Goal 5. Transit System
Support a robust and convenient transit system that increases local and regional
mobility and provides a reliable and efficient travel option for Charlottesville’s residents,
workers, and visitors.
Goal 7. Sustainable Transportation
Infrastructure Manage City-owned transportation assets and equipment in equitable, efficient, innovative, and environmentally responsible ways.
Chapter 7 : Environment, Climate, and Food Equity
Goal 1. Climate Change Mitigation,
Emissions, and Energy Reduce community greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and the city’s overall carbon footprint to meet goals established for 2030 (45% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from 2011 levels) and 2050 (carbon neutrality)
PROJECT OBJECTIVES / STATUS:
Project Objectives: Enhance neighborhood street safety and make it easier to bike and walk in the City.
Operating impacts to be determined in the future.