RIDE Solutions Kicks off Business Outreach with Monogram Foods

Since July, the West Piedmont Planning District Commission has been coordinating the RIDE Solutions program here in the West Piedmont Planning District.  Since that time, we have been promoting the program through various means such as ads in magazines, and a job fair and trade show, with more events to […]

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 […]

Danville Transit Hiring Transit Drivers

As most everyone who is familiar with the RIDE Solutions program is aware, one of the main functions we are involved with is matching employees who desire to carpool together to save money or because they do not have access to reliable transportation with which to get to work. Another […]

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 […]