New Carpool Opportunities – Week Ending 9/11

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.

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Lynchburg’s Clean Commute Challenge and Bike Month

Mayor Michael Gillette rang in May’s Bike and Clean Commute Challenge Month with a Proclamation reading on the Lynchburg City Town Hall steps April 28th.     Mayor Gillette noted the importance of all modes of transportation and recognized the value in the bike lanes, crosswalks, and public transit to the City of Lynchburg.

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RIDE Solutions Celebrates National Bike Month With Variety of Events

May is National Bike Month, and RIDE Solutions has organized a wide variety of events that will allow folks from all backgrounds, skill levels, and interests to celebrate. Some of the events that have been planned for the month include:

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Red Light For Traffic Signs?

The American Conservative magazine has been running a series of columns on urban design, smart growth, and other topics covering the interaction between cars, people, and buildings.  Their most recent article by Johnathan Coppage talks about “shared space” and controlling traffic through good street design.

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We’ve Been Sold: Our Love Affair with Cars

CityLab.com has a great story on the historian Peter Norton of UVA, who proposes the idea that America’s love of the automobile is something we’ve been trained to believe by what he calls “motordom,” and it has affected the way we design our cities ever since.

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