RIDE Solutions Announces Juried Prize Winners of 8th Annual Bike Shorts Film Festival

Roanoke, VA., May 7th, 2018 – The organizers of the 8th Annual Bike Shorts Film Festival are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Juried Prize, Best Local Film, Best Original Music, Best Teen Film, and first Audience Choice awards. RIDE Solutions received 11 videos representing local, national, and international filmmakers for the 2017 festival.

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The Gas Tax Shortfall

As the Administration rolls out a new infrastructure plan proposal, it’s useful to remember where the money comes from that funds these programs.  As we’ve talked about before, it’s a myth that transportation projects in the U.S. are funded entirely from gas taxes and user fees.  Mass Transit Magazine makes the point again in a fresh review of the current state of funding in the U.S.

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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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