The Ride Smart Challenge wrapped up at the end of May and we recognized the top performing team (by number of trips) and the top performing individual. This year’s winning team comes from Blacksburg – “The Fightin’ TOBers” – who won by 27 trips over their nearest competition.
In July, Danville Parks and Recreation unveiled a bike share program for residents. In only three weeks, more than 400 people have registered utilizing the bike share app and over 700 rides have been taken by users. The majority of the rides have been on the Riverwalk Trail, taken by individuals either looking for some exercise or recreation, or transportation options.
RIDE Solutions in conjunction with Valley Metro is launching a new Partner Ad program for buses in Roanoke, VA. Over the next few weeks, keep your eyes peeled for some new ads on the buses that will highlight community organizations that deserve more attention.
RIDE Solutions and Zagster Inc., in partnership with the City of Roanoke and Carilion Clinic, today launched a new bike share program that will provide all Roanoke’s residents and visitors with a convenient, affordable and healthy way to get around town.
RIDE Solutions is happy to announce that for the first year, we will be hosting a Bike Shorts Film Festival Screening at The Historic Masonic Theatre. The event will be held Tuesday, May 9th at 7:00pm (That’s Tonight!).
RIDE Solutions sponsors the Ride Smart Challenge to encourage everyone to explore their transportation options. One of the side effects of taking the Ride Smart Challenge and trying new ways to get where you’re going is learning more about your community. — What bus route is near me? Can I ride on the greenway to get to work? Are there safe bike routes near my house? Is someone near me looking for a carpool partner?