If you have driven along Virginia Avenue in Collinsville lately, you’ve undoubtedly noticed some streetscape improvements which include flower plantings and new sidewalk construction.
RIDE Smart Challenge, an annual event hosted by RIDE Solutions, has officially begun. The goal of the Challenge, which takes place throughout the entire month of October, is to take 100,000 miles off the road via ridesharing, walking, biking, transit, or telecommuting. The RIDE Smart Challenge offers the potential for […]
Danville Transit route information is now available on the transit element of Google Maps. Planning a commute trip or other personal trip by bus in the city of Danville is now easier than ever, since Google Maps will enable you to view route information, the time the next available bus […]
This week, September 16 – 20, the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation, as well as RIDE Solutions, together kick off Try Transit Week! If you make a pledge to use transit this week, you will be entered into a contest coordinated by the Virginia Department of Rail and […]
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.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), with the assistance of EPR consultants of Charlottesville, is working toward the conclusion of a Strategically Targeted Affordable Roadway Solutions (STARS) study along a large segment of Riverside Drive (U.S. Route 58 Business) in Danville. The corridor study area extends from the intersection of […]
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 […]
RIDE Solutions Staff Attend 2019 Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) International Conference, New York City
From August 5 – 7, I had the pleasure of attending the ACT (Association for Commuter Transportation) International Conference, held this year at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. The annual conference serves as an opportunity for Transportation Demand Management (TDM) professionals to gather to learn about the latest […]
University of Virginia Safety Circuit Rider Program Makes Recommendations for Transportation Improvements in City of Martinsville
On Wednesday, July 17th, representatives of the Safety Circuit Rider Program, which is associated with the University of Virginia’s Center for Transportation Studies, visited the City of Martinsville for the purpose of conducting a Road Safety Assessment (RSA) in an area of the city prone to heavy traffic congestion and […]