Director of RIDE Solutions Job Announcement

The Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission is seeking a energetic, passionate, and public-minded professional to serve as the Director of RIDE Solutions, the Commission’s commuter assistance and active transportation program.  As Director of RIDE Solutions, candidates will manage the multi-regional commuter assistance program applying creative marketing, public outreach, event management, and […]

The Driverman: A RIDE Solutions Sea Shanty

We hear shanties are in, so we thought we’d give one a try. Don’t be a Driverman. Find bike routes, transit routes, carpool partners, and more. Download the free RIDE Solutions app or register at to get started today! Lyrics: The Driverman Oh every day on her drive to […]

2019 Holiday Lights Tour – Grandin Village

RIDE Solutions was excited to host the 3rd Annual Holiday Lights Tour – Grandin Village on Wednesday, December 11th, in Roanoke, VA.  This year, over 115 people join us for the ride, which is is a great way to see some of the best holiday lights Roanoke has to offer. […]

2019 Night Rider’s Ball

Join RIDE Solutions and 5 Points Music Sanctuary for the 8th Annual Night Rider’s Ball. Riding your bike gets you in FREE to the biggest party of bike month! Starbomb your way to this incredible event featuring music from Headtronics, The State Birds, and Y.A.L.E. RIDE Solutions will be offering […]

RIDE Solutions Promoted at Multiple Area Events, Generates Interest

Over the past two weeks, representatives from RIDE Solutions had been present at two events in the Martinsville/Henry County area for the purpose of promoting the RIDE Solutions brand by articulating to area companies and the general public the program’s value.  On the afternoons and evenings of March 5th and […]

Employment Challenges and Opportunities in the West Piedmont Planning District

A March 4th article in the Martinsville Bulletin entitled 2 keys to finding a good job in Martinsville area:  Get trained, get straight describes some of the challenges residents of Patrick and Henry counties and the City of Martinsville, face in securing employment.  The article also touches on attributes employers […]

March 4th- 8th is Telework Week in Virginia

The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) is pleased to announce that March 4 – 8, 2019 is Telework Week in Virginia. DRPT and commuter assistance agencies across the Commonwealth are encouraging Virginia businesses to explore teleworking first-hand by allowing eligible employees to telework at least one day […]

West Piedmont Planning District Commission Updates Rural Long-Range Transportation Plan

The West Piedmont Planning District Commission (WPPDC), which is responsible for coordinating the RIDE Solutions program in the West Piedmont Planning District, is in the process of updating the region’s Rural Long-Range Transportation Plan.  This plan establishes transportation priorities within the rural portion of our region, including all of the […]

2019 Virginia Legislative Update

Each year, the Virginia Bicycle Federation watches for bills that might affect bicycling and walking in Virginia, bills that could make it safer and easier or more dangerous and difficult to bicycle and walk. RIDE Solutions reports on the bills that the Virginia Bicycle Federation is watching. This article is for informational […]