Safe Cycling in the Roanoke Valley

Every vehicle on Virginia’s roads have the same rights and responsibilities – whether bicycle or automobile.


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November 26, 2014 @ 11:26am EST

New Ozone Standards On Their Way

The EPA is expected to announce new, long-delayed air quality standards today.  About half of what contributes to air pollution in the Roanoke Valley comes from our transportation system; in particular, I-81.

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November 25, 2014 @ 4:01pm EST

Death by Car is Normal, But Riding a Bicycle is Weird

Two recent pedestrian deaths in the region reveal how American car culture has normalized the violent death and countless injuries caused by motor vehicles, saving its outrage for those who, by choice or necessity, ride bicycles or walk for transportation.  What’s wrong with us?

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November 12, 2014 @ 2:13pm EST

What Passenger Rail Means for Roanoke Transit

Now that work is officially underway to bring passenger rail back to Roanoke, what could the return of the train mean for the valley’s public transportation system?

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