Tag: Transit

  • Catch the CAT!

    Many residents of Willoughby Townes and Longwood chose our neighborhoods for convenience and walkability.  In nice weather a walk to the Downtown Mall or to UVa Grounds is a healthy, pleasant diversion, but in bad weather … ?  The new  CAT bus schedule is a huge bonus for all of us in the Charlottesville Fry’s […]

  • PLACEMAKING – the Charlottesville Downtown Mall is an important “third place”

    … “What you’re seeing is further evidence of the demand to live in more urban, walkable, transit-friendly communities,” said Stewart Schwartz, director of the Coalition for Smarter Growth. “A big part of this is place-making — creating vibrant, interesting places where people can see each other and be seen. They’re what urbanists call third places. […]