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September 23, 2016 @ 2:17pm EDT

Active Commuting – VT takes a day to focus on the benefits

On Wednesday, September 21, RIDE Solutions participated in Virginia Tech’s Active Commute Celebration. The event included 13 groups and organizations on campus and in the larger community that are promoting sustainable ways to actively commute – i.e., bike, bus and walk – and offering ways to change your perspective on when and where you can leave your car behind.

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September 20, 2016 @ 3:16pm EDT

The Inflatable Bike Helmet: An Interesting Distraction

A number of friends have shared with me, via social media, a video you may have seen.  It’s basically an airbag for cyclists, a collar that inflates suddenly into protective headgear in the case of a crash.  If your thing is interesting industrial design, the Hovding may be for you.  But if you’re concerned with safe riding, I worry it’s a distraction.

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September 15, 2016 @ 10:57am EDT

What Should Happen to Tanglewood?

Roanoke County is kicking off a new 419 Town Center plan.  This effort will envision what the area around Tanglewood Mall – Roanoke County’s unofficial “downtown” might look like.  It starts with a public meeting, tonight, 2/15, at the Holiday Inn at Tanglewood.

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