RIDE Solutions and Valley Metro Partner Ad Program

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.

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Roanoke Introduces Bike Share Program Powered By Zagster

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.

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What makes an “active and healthy living” community?

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?

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Bikeshare is Just the Beginning

Recently, I had a chance to respond to a commentary piece published in the Roanoke Times.  The essay shared some concerns about our upcoming bikeshare program, and I appreciated the opportunity to address some of those concerns on the pages of the Times.  In case you missed it, I am reprinting my response in full, below.

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