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  • March 28Waldo Jaquith launches cvillenews.com [1]
  • September 1 – Supporting alternative transportation, the Dave Matthews Band contributed $4,500 to its hometown's Free-bikes program, which repairs and repaints old bicycles and makes them available to anyone who needs a ride. "A biker can pick up one of the bright yellow two-wheelers on a city street, ride it to his or her destination and leave it for the next rider", according to city official Maurice Jones. [2]
  • October 2Charlottesville City Council holds a retreat in the SMARTROOM at 213 West Main Street. Among their accomplishments this year, Councilors listed establishment of the fare free trolley, adoption of the 2001 Comprehensive Plan, the commissioning of the Torti Gallas report on economic corridors, acquisition of the National Ground Intelligence Center building, and the yellow bikes program. [3]




  1. Web. Welcome to cvillenews.com, Waldo Jaquith, March 28, 2001, retrieved August 31, 2022.
  2. Web. Dave Matthews Band Gives Bikes To Hometown
  3. Web. Charlottesville City Council meeting minutes, .pdf, Council Chambers, City of Charlottesville, October 2, 2001.