Land Use and Transportation
The scenic beauty of the Shenandoah Valley has attracted people for centuries, with its mountains, rolling farmland and historic towns. Local land use and transportation decisions play a significant role in maintaining — or diminishing — the beauty and character of the Valley.
The Alliance mobilizes citizens to get involved in planning commission, board of supervisor and city council decisions. Local planning can help protect our rural character— working farm and forest lands and historic battlefields- and encourage new growth to the Valley’s historic towns and cities.
Current Land Use and Transportation Projects
Ask Legislators to Prioritize Outdoor Space
The below is an article originally published in the Waynesboro The News Virginian (found here) by the Alliance’s Augusta County […]
Page County Considers Solar Ordinance
Localities throughout the Shenandoah Valley are considering solar installations as a step toward renewable energy. Solar installations fall into two […]
Superheroes Need Good Sidekicks
Meet the comp plan—the superhero of the planning world. And, just as superheroes have to have their sidekicks, the comp plan alone can’t get the job done. Communities need several tools in their planning “toolbox” to carry out the plan’s vision.