A Short Primer on Transit Advocacy

Potential changes in Roanoke-area transit have been in the news recently, from rate increases at Valley Metro to route changes in Vinton.  Regardless of where you fall on these issues, this is a prime opportunity to become involved in the future of the Valley’s public transportation network.  We offer this brief primer on what you need to know and how you can be the most effective.

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Potential Improvements to Roanoke’s Williamson Road

Williamson Road in Roanoke is often called the city’s Main Street.  The several-mile stretch that crosses from Roanoke City into Roanoke County and conenct’s Downtown Roanoke to Hollins University hold a huge diversity of businesses and crosses a large number of varied neighborhoods.  It’s also in need of some TLC.

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