Danville Transit Hiring Drivers – No CDL Necessary

As most everyone who is familiar with the RIDE Solutions program is aware, one of the main functions we are involved with is matching employees who desire to carpool together to save money or because they do not have access to reliable transportation with which to get to work.  Another […]

West Piedmont Region to be Served by New Intercity Bus Routes

The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) has recently announced that it will be expanding its intercity bus service into other areas of the Commonwealth, and this expansion will include new service in the West Piedmont Planning District.  This new service could be considered an expansion across the […]

Bicycling Assets in the West Piedmont Planning District

Summer is the season in which outdoor activities are in full-swing, and these activities often continue well into the fall.  Bicycling is one of many outdoor endeavors enjoyed this time of year, whether it’s mountain biking; road biking; or simply cruising the Dick & Willie, the Danville Riverwalk, or the […]

RIDE Solutions Promotes Mobility Options to The Results Companies

On Thursday, July 11th, I had the pleasure of promoting the RIDE Solutions brand to associates of The Results Companies, located on Virginia Avenue in Collinsville, Henry County.  This particular day consisted of an employee appreciation event, so it was a great opportunity to make the associates aware of the […]

VAPDC / VAMPO Conference Highlights Scooter Pilot Program

Staff of the West Piedmont Planning District Commission and RIDE Solutions attended a Virginia Association of Planning District Commissions (VAPDC) and Virginia Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (VAMPO) Training Conference in Charlottesville on Friday, June 14th, and one of the sessions pertained to the scooters that have become popular in […]

2017 Census of Agriculture and the Economy of the West Piedmont Planning District

In April, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released the 2017 Census of Agriculture which, according to the website, serves the purpose of quantifying many variables of agriculture including characteristics of operators, practices of production, farm profits and disbursements, and other indicators.  At a more basic level, the Census of Agriculture […]