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 […]

RIDE Solutions Kicks off Business Outreach with Monogram Foods

Since July, the West Piedmont Planning District Commission has been coordinating the RIDE Solutions program here in the West Piedmont Planning District.  Since that time, we have been promoting the program through various means such as ads in magazines, and a job fair and trade show, with more events to […]