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August 31, 2015 @ 1:45am EDT

Phoenix Packaging Joins the Workplace Partner Program

Phoenix Packaging joins a growing number of regional employers who recognize the benefits of commuters’ transportation choices. The company has partnered with RIDE Solutions to provide its employees with a transportation choice program to promote practical, cost-saving options for their commutes.

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August 26, 2015 @ 11:19am EDT

When a Bridge Isn’t Just a Bridge

Cyclists and pedestrians no longer have to get creative about a route from Christiansburg to the NRV mall and Blacksburg or simply lament the lack of safe and reasonable routes to get there without a car or wait for the bus. The Huckleberry Trail Knowles Bridge at Peppers Ferry Road has been open since July connecting the older part of the trail to the newer piece that extends to the Christiansburg Recreation Center.

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August 21, 2015 @ 1:56pm EDT

Seeking Volunteer Bicycle Counters for Important Project

Our home organzation, the Roanoke Valley Alleghany Regional Commission, is seeking volunteers to help with the annual National Bicycle and Pedestrian Database project.  This effort helps quantify how many bicycles are on the road in the Roanoke Valley, which in turn helps justify improvements in infrastructure such as bike lanes and enforcement efforts.

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