Brian Wheeler of Charlottesville Tomorrow on local elections, transportation updates

Brian Wheeler is the executive director of Charlottesville Tomorrow, an organization dedicated to covering local government on the issues of land use, transportation and community design. Brian is a regular guest on WINA’s “Charlottesville–Right Now!” to talk about what’s happening in the area.

In this pre-election installment, Brian has updates on various transportation projects in the area such as the Hillsdale Connector and the Eastern Connector. Additionally, Charlottesville Tomorrow is covering the races for the Charlottesville City Council and the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors. Brian breaks down the candidates. Visit their Election Watch page for complete coverage of the races, including audio and video podcasts. In this podcast, Brian also plays clips from the City Council candidates forum recently held by the Greenbrier neighborhood association. There’s also an update on the Board of Supervisor’s recent deliberation and stalemate over rural protection ordinances, and of course, Brian has the audio.