Social Distance Bicycling in Western Franklin County

This past Saturday, I had the opportunity to take my bike to western Franklin County to enjoy all that this part of our region offers to bicyclists.  During this era of social distancing, there are not many opportunities to get out, but fortunately bicycling is one of the exceptions.  And […]

Looking for Telework Guidance? Great Resources are Only a Click Away!

Teleworking/telecommuting has always been one of several program areas RIDE Solutions has promoted to reduce single-occupancy vehicle trips.  However, our main areas of focus have typically been carpooling and transit (depending on the region you live or work in).  Then came COVID-19, and everything changed – at least for the […]

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 […]