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October 19, 2018 @ 3:58pm EDT

Transportation and Aging in Place

Last night I had the chance to sit on a panel discussion for the the Western and Central Virginia chapter of the Aging in Place Council.  The discussion was preceded by a keynote presentation from Dr. Nancy Brossoie, a research associate with the Virginia Tech Center for Gerontology.


October 15, 2018 @ 1:57pm EDT

How Does West Piedmont Get to Work?

Each locality is home to individuals who travel to work, and each person has his or her own way of commuting to their place of employment.  The West Piedmont Planning District (WPPD) is very similar to the State as well as to the U.S. with regard to the modes of transportation residents utilize to get to work, but with some differences.


October 10, 2018 @ 10:34am EDT

First Train out of Roanoke

This morning I had the opportunity to take my first train trip out of Roanoke’s new Amtrak station, and my second Amtrak trip across Virginia.


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