The Passing of Whimcycle is Just Fine

Someone is not happy with the changes undergoing the Whimcycle mural in Roanoke’s Old Southwest neighborhood.  The mural, on the side of the building now known as The Phoenix, is being replaced – with a new piece by the original artist, Toobz Muir! – and this week someone decided to deface the new piece with a bit of critical graffiti.

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Virginia Transportation Legislative Roundup 2017

Campaign advertising on bicycle wheels

The Rambler, 1897

As we near the end of the 2017 session, here is a list of transportation-related bills and where they’re at today. You can learn more about each bill and its progress at the Virginia General Assembly. Find out who your legislator is at Who’s My Legislator, and let him or her know how you feel about the proposed bills.

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New Carpool Opportunities – Week Ending 1/29/17

RIDE Solutions has registered the following new rideshare.  To see if you are a potential match, register online and we will send you a match letter with contact information for all potential carpool partners.

You can also view of map of all current carpool origins in the Carpool section of the RIDE Solutions website.

  • Pulaski to Phoenix Packaging from 7pm to 7am

RIDE Solutions offer free carpool matching and Guaranteed Ride Home benefits for everyone who carpools, bikes, walks, takes the bus or telecommutes to work instead of driving alone.  We are a free public service of the Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission, the New River Valley Planning District Commission, Region 2000, and the West Piedmont Workforce Investment Board.

By providing transportation alternatives in the Roanoke area, RIDE Solutions improves regional air quality, reduces traffic congestion, and helps create a sustainable transportation infrastructure.

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