the community's future
community is growing fast, but we still have time to plan ways
to avoid traffic congestion, pollution and other problems."
Hannah Twaddell, Senior Planner
Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission
"Designing for Today and Tomorrow"
first of four workshops open to the public
April 8 -- 9 a.m. - noon
Jefferson Area Board for Aging Community Room
674 Hillsdale Drive
planning district is one of 35 communities recently selected to
participate in a new national program promoting innovative transportation
and land design. The commission received a $517,000 federal grant
to involve area residents in creating transportation and land
design strategies for the rapidly growing eastern areas and to
develop an interactive computer model which helps planners compare
organizations will work on the Jefferson Area Eastern Planning
Initiative, a two-year project, including U.Va.'s School of Architecture
and the Institute for Sustainable Design.
details, see www.avenue.org/tjpdc.