Ride Smart Challenge 2022 Tool Kit

To help you encourage your employees and teammates we created the following materials for you to share and promote the RIDE Solution Ride Smart Challenge. Challenge Collateral Images Download our materials and share them on your office bulletin board or social media accounts. Ride Smart Challenge Flyer Ride Smart Social […]

RIDE Solutions Can Help You Save Money on Gas

If you drive, you are undoubtedly aware of changes in gas prices.  In fact, AAA shows that, as of March 14th, the average price for regular unleaded gasoline in Virginia was $4.230, while it was $4.325 at the national level.  The RIDE Solutions app is a great way to save […]

Media shouldn’t blame the victim when covering traffic crashes

This commentary by Andrea Garland appeared in the Roanoke Times on February 19, 2022.  On the afternoon of Feb. 11, the driver of a 2014 Dodge Journey struck and killed a 39-year-old woman while she was riding her bike on U.S. 11 in Botetourt County. Tabitha Thompson was riding along […]

Danville Transit Promotes Black History Month with Bus Advertisement

As part of a campaign that began last year, Danville Transit continues to promote Black History Month with a full wrap advertisement on one of its buses.  Actually, the advertisement was never taken down since it was placed on the bus last year, and it will remain in place for […]

Housing Development Takes Off In and Near Uptown Martinsville

The City of Danville has been wildly successful in its efforts to revitalize its downtown and Tobacco Warehouse District under the umbrella of the River District, which includes a plethora of new apartment and condo developments resulting from the redevelopment of former tobacco warehouses, predominantly located along Craghead Street.  Throughout […]

New OnTheMap Commuting Data Reveals Travel Patterns Within and Outside the Region

The U.S. Census Bureau recently released 2019 commuting data for the United States, via its OnTheMap online product.  OnTheMap is typically updated annually to reflect the most recent commutation trends to, from, and between communities in the U.S.  According to the OnTheMap website, https://onthemap.ces.census.gov/, data sources used to identify commuting […]