VDOT revenue sharing
Both Charlottesville and Albemarle County participate in VDOT's Revenue Sharing Program which is administered by VDOT under the authority of Section 33.1-23.05 of the Code of Virginia. From their website: The “Revenue Sharing Program” provides additional funding for use by a county, city, or town to construct or improve the highway systems within such county, city, or town, with statutory limitations on the amount of state funds authorized per locality. Funds can also be requested for eligible additions in certain counties of the Commonwealth. Locality funds are matched with state funds for qualifying projects. An annual allocation of funds for this program is designated by the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB).
Application for program funding must be made by resolution of the governing body with appropriate forms as outlined in the Revenue Sharing Guide. Towns not maintaining their own streets must have their requests included in the application of the county in which they are located. Project administration may be accomplished by the Department of Transportation or, by the locality under an agreement with the Department.