Transit Development Plans aka Evaluate and Improve the Region’s Transit

The three public bus systems in the New River Valley have announced workshop dates where you can participate in improving the region’s transit systems. This is part of the Transit Development Plan that will look at current service and future needs.

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Pulaski Pedalfest 2017 – Spring Ride

This fun adventure on the New River Trail offers three distances (5, 12.5, and 21 miles), and all three rides are “out and back” cruises starting and ending at the Depot. All three use the Dora Connector to the New River Trail.

Registration will start at 9 a.m. at the Pulaski Train Station, where riders will begin at the head of the Dora Trail at 10 a.m. Participation costs $20 in advance and $30 for day of registration to benefit the Ratcliffe Museum.

Register at http://www.theratcliffemuseum.com/event/bikes/

***THIS IS NOT A RACE!***

2017 Bike Shorts Film Festival Announces Prize Winners

Roanoke, VA. (May 1st 2017) – The organizers of the 7th Annual Bike Shorts Film Festival are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Juried Prize, Best Local Film, Best Original music, Best Teen Film, and first Audience Choice awards. RIDE Solutions received 15 videos representing local, national, and international filmmakers for the 2017 festival.

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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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Last call for the NRV Transit Rider’s Survey!

Before the survey closes on February 5, we want to hear from you about the region’s most-used bus stops. The survey (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MPOTransitStudy) will take about 5 minutes to complete, but the data we collect will inform the region’s transit system stop improvements in the years to come.

New Carpool Opportunities – Week Ending 9/14

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.

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