Covid-19 Business Assistance Funds Available To Prevent Layoffs

Roanoke, VA – Virginia Career Works – Blue Ridge will be awarding grant funding to a limited number of small businesses in our region to help prevent layoffs during the COVID-19 emergency. Small businesses of less than 250 employees in the counties of Alleghany, Botetourt, Craig, Franklin and Roanoke and […]

Request for Quotes: Sign Production

RIDE Solutions is seeking quotes for the production of commuter highway signs for installation by VDOT along arterial roads in the Roanoke Valley.  RIDE Solutions is seeking the production of 20 signs under the following parameters:

2019 Tweed Ride

RIDE Solutions, the Roanoke Valley Preservation Foundation, and the Vinton History Museum were pleased to host the 5th Annual Tweed Ride this past Saturday in Vinton, VA.  About 20 folks joined us on the 8 mile trip that explored some historic sites in and around downtown Vinton before departing for […]

Works from 2019 Writer by Bus Debut at Hollins University

Hollins University hosted the debut reading by 2019 Writer by Bus, Lucy Marcus.  Lucy read a selection from her chapbook of short stories “Dandelion Wishes,” the result of her time riding and writing about Valley Metro this summer.

9Th Annual Bike Shorts Film Festival Now Accepting Submissions

ROANOKE, VA (May 22, 2019) – Submissions are now being accepted for RIDE Solutions’ 9th annual Bike Shorts Film Festival.  The Bike Shorts Film Festival screens short films produced by local, national and international filmmakers that focuses on using bicycles to tell stories.

RIDE Solutions Launches New Mobile App with Instant Ridematching, Rewards, and More

Roanoke, VA., April 29, 2019 – RIDE Solutions and the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation have launched a new, statewide ridematching system to help commuters explore their transportation options.  The new system, part of the Commute!VA statewide network, provides a suite of instant ridematching tools on mobile devices […]