Cville Releases Master Address Point Dataset

Master Address Points This past October, the City of Charlottesville released the Master Address Points dataset. This may be the most significant dataset released to the public since the start of the Charlottesville Open Data Portal and will be an invaluable resource to any users of city data. The importance of address information cannot be[…]

Addressing Climate Change: Reducing Single Occupancy Vehicle Trips Regionally

For many years, regional planners have aspired to reduce the number of people who commute to work by driving alone. That would reduce traffic congestion, improve air quality, reduce parking demand and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Albemarle’s Comprehensive Plan says the county will “continue to implement travel demand management strategies” including “biking and walking, carpooling[…]

PRESS RELEASE: Smart Cville Announces Civic Innovation Fellowship to Support Grassroots Civic Projects

Charlottesville, VA, November 20, 2019 – Smart Cville is calling for applications to its inaugural Civic Innovation Fellowship. The fellowship will support Central Virginia residents seeking to improve the local community through innovative, community-led projects. This program seeks to turn more grassroots ideas into action by giving aspiring  civic leaders additional layers of support for[…]

Charlottesville Fire Department Leverages Community Volunteers

The Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) is using community volunteers to expand its capabilities and integrate data-driven processes into the core of its operations. Volunteers contribute both time and an expanded range of technical skills allowing CFD to focus on its core mission while also investigating new capabilities, forming unique data collaboratives. The era of regular[…]

Charlottesville Area Transit Session Feedback

We had a great group attend our CAT User App workshop with a mix of Charlottesville residents, City officials, and CAT employees. Lots of different neighborhoods were represented providing us with a variety of takeaways. Several residents shared troubles based on personal experience with our transit system as it relates to safety, accessibility, communication, and[…]

Welcome to Abigail Cox Smart Cville’s Program Associate

The Smart Cville Board of Directors is thrilled to announce the hiring of Abigail Cox as Program Associate. Abigail Cox is a reference librarian at the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library (JMRL) in downtown Charlottesville. At JMRL she provides reference services and technology training on a daily basis. She also develops and facilitates free programs that are[…]