Blacksburgers Clean Up in the Ride Smart Challenge

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.

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2018 Bike Hero and Extraordinary Bike Professional Awards

We’re proud to announce the recipients of our 2018 Bike Awards – Chris Berry of Roanoke, VA for the Bike Hero award and Kyle Inman of Roanoke, VA for our Extraordinary Bike Professional. Read below for more on the great work these folks are doing for cycling in the region.

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The Gas Tax Shortfall

As the Administration rolls out a new infrastructure plan proposal, it’s useful to remember where the money comes from that funds these programs.  As we’ve talked about before, it’s a myth that transportation projects in the U.S. are funded entirely from gas taxes and user fees.  Mass Transit Magazine makes the point again in a fresh review of the current state of funding in the U.S.

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2018 Virginia Legislative Bicycle Roundup – January 23, 2018

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 purposes; RIDE Solutions neither endorses nor opposes proposed legislation. You can find more information and track these bills at http://virginiageneralassembly.gov/

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2018 Virginia Legislative Bicycle Roundup – January 9, 2018

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 purposes; RIDE Solutions neither endorses nor opposes proposed legislation. You can find more information and track these bills at http://virginiageneralassembly.gov/

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