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January 17, 2018 @ 7:47pm EST

A Road Diet for Williamson Road

While traveling or shopping Williamson Road in Roanoke, you may have noticed a slate of “No Road Diet” signs and wondered what they mean.  They have been installed in in response to the recent proposals to improve the corridor, and I wanted to take a moment to describe what is – and is not – a road diet.

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January 9, 2018 @ 5:00pm EST

2018 Virginia Legislative Bicycle Roundup – January 9, 2018

Each year, the Virginia Bicycle Federation watches for bills that might affect bicycling and walking in Virginia, bills that could make it safer and easier or more dangerous and difficult to bicycle and walk. RIDE Solutions reports on the bills that the Virginia Bicycle Federation is watching. This article is for informational purposes; RIDE Solutions neither endorses nor opposes proposed legislation. You can find more information and track these bills at http://virginiageneralassembly.gov/

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January 8, 2018 @ 5:48pm EST

Changes in Suburbs Centered on Transit

Governing magazine has an interesting article on changes to suburban development patters that are causing traditional sprawling suburbs to look more like traditional urban development. A key player in this revitalization is transit.

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