As walking and bicycling have been increasingly recognized as healthy alternative forms of transportation, projects that support these active forms of transportation are rapidly taking shape within the West Piedmont Planning District. Projects, by locality, include the following:
The U.S. Census Bureau recently released 2017 commuting data, via its OnTheMap online product, which analyzes employment patterns for communities throughout the U.S.
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 […]
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 […]
Last year, 2018, marked the third round of Smart Scale project submissions by localities and regional entities throughout Virginia. Draft project scores were published this past January, and the final scores were released just last month, at which time the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) published the Fiscal Year 2020 Six-Year […]
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 […]
Mountain biking is a popular activity in the U.S., and this form of cycling is no exception in Virginia. The West Piedmont Planning District is home to a number of mountain biking venues, and these destinations are described in detail below. Fairystone State Park Trails Fairystone State Park, located along […]
RIDE Solutions and FloydFest are working together to make getting to the festival site easier and more cost efficient. By using RIDE Solutions app, you can easily connect to others travelling to FloydFest 19~Voyage Home. Meet new friends, save some money (on gas AND parking!) and reduce your greenhouse gas […]
This month, RIDE Solutions is actively promoting the program throughout the West Piedmont Planning District, via two job fairs. These events are paramount for making employers, employees, and the general public alike, aware of the program.