STEERING COMMITTEE CONDITIONS

Charlottesville’s City Council and Albemarle's Board of Supervisors established ten goals for the project that were developed by the Steering Committee and supported by the City:

1
The safety of those working and living in, using the services of and traveling through the area of the utmost importance and design features incorporated into the roadway must enhance and promote its functions as a local, low speed (posted at 25 mph) road, which is user-friendly to motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists and transit, as well as those using other modes of mobility.
2
A community workshop program is to be developed by the Steering Committee (a 15-member committee comprised of representatives from the Virginia Department of Transportation, the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County Government, the Rivanna Trails Foundation, and various Homeowner’s Associations and businesses, formulated to guide and assist the Study Team through the project review process and to represent the interest of those directly and indirectly impacted by the outcome of the study) so the citizens of the area have the opportunity to provide input about the project and to comment on design features.
3
Any loss in the number of parking spaces presently existing in the vicinity of the Senior Center, Jordan Building, Laurels, or Pepsi Plant, or on the street at Pepsi Place must be replaced in any build alternative.
4
Sidewalks and bike multi-use trails are to be provided throughout the project and should connect with and include safety features similar to those being implemented on Hillside Drive north of its intersection with Greenbrier Drive.
5
The possibility of separated bike paths/multi-use trails and/or alternative-vehicle paths should be investigated, particularly in the area east of the Senior Center, the Jordan Building and the Pepsi Plant.
6
Traffic calming and traffic control features should be incorporated into the design to promote safe, low speed facility and encourage its use as a local road and not as a bypass for Route 29.
7
Design features such as landscape/streetscape, lighting etc., that will promote the Route 29/H/250 Phase 2 Report vision for the area should be utilized where feasible.
8
Every effort should be made to protect the viewshed, watershed and natural features of the impacted area (including the Rivanna Trail) as part of the design and construction of any build alternative.
9
Every effort should be made by the City of Charlottesville to continue the network and interchange improvements south of Hydraulic Road.
* Added by Albemarle County Board of Supervisors
10
Every effort should be made to complete the Meadowcreek Parkway prior to completion of this project.
* Added by Albemarle County Board of Supervisors