Charlottesville-Albemarle Metropolitan Planning Organization

of the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission

POB 1505, 401 E. Water St, Charlottesville, VA 22902  www.tjpdc.org

(434) 979-7310 phone (434) 979-1597 fax  info@tjpdc.org email

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Resolution of Intent

 

To Establish a Regional Transit Authority

in the Charlottesville-Albemarle  Area

 

WHEREAS, transportation planning and systems are regional in scope; and

 

WHEREAS, transportation planning includes both transit planning and transit operations; and

 

WHEREAS, limited transit facilities currently serve the overall Charlottesville-Albemarle Area; and

 

WHEREAS, the City and County intend to continue to serve existing ridership; and

 

WHEREAS, the City and County are interested in extended transit service to developing areas and providing faster, more frequent service to the existing system; and

 

WHEREAS, a Regional Transit Authority would coordinate regional transit planning and operations; and

 

WHEREAS, a Regional Transit Authority does not currently exist in the Charlottesville-Albemarle Area; and

 

WHEREAS, the establishment of a Regional Transit Authority in the Charlottesville-Albemarle Area requires that the City of Charlottesville and County of Albemarle utilize available funding and legal authority while considering additional funding sources.

 

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the City of Charlottesville and County of Albemarle intend to establish a Regional Transit Authority to serve the Charlottesville-Albemarle Area.

 

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