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July 31, 2015 @ 1:40pm EDT

A Mountain Biking Skills Park in Southwest Virginia?

Yes! If $20,000 can be raised to leverage a grant from the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation. What’s going on here? The Friends of the Huckleberry Trail and the Town of Blacksburg are launching a fund raising effort to build the only mountain biking skills park in southwest Virginia.

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July 27, 2015 @ 3:31pm EDT

Study Reveals Benefits of Transit

A new study from the Mineta Transportation Institute at San Jose State University confirms some of the benefits that transit advocates have long suggested are gained by good public transportation.  The full study (in PDF) can be downloaded here.

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July 15, 2015 @ 11:37am EDT

Federal Agencies Name Virginia National Transportation Planning Excellence Award Winner

Congratulations to our parent organization, the Roanoke Valley Alleghany Regional Commission!

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today jointly announced the Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (RVARC) as one of this year’s eight Transportation Planning Excellence Award (TPEA) recipients.

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