Discover (Danville) Transit’s “Smart” Improvements

The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) is hosting the “Discover Transit” campaign through the end of October this year to invite Virginians to “try or return” to transit, particularly following the Covid pandemic.  RIDE Solutions is partnering with DRPT on this initiative, and in so doing, is […]

Welcome to Bike Month!

With the arrival of May typically comes warmer weather as we begin to transition from spring into summer.  As part of this transition, many of us begin to spend much more time outdoors, walking, jogging, and, of course, bicycling.  It should come as no surprise, then, that May is Bike […]

RIDE Solutions Meets the Community at FAST Track 2023

This week, I had the pleasure of participating in the 2023 FAST Track trade show in Martinsville/Henry County to promote the RIDE Solutions program to the community.  While there, I had the pleasure to network with a number of businesses, I met some great people from around the community, and […]

Piedmont Area Regional Transit (PART) Recent Developments

Piedmont Area Regional Transit (PART), operated by Roanoke Area Dial-A-Ride (RADAR), has contracted with the City of Martinsville and Henry County to provide public transit service to those communities since 2009.  While the system began with two routes, a third route, known as the “Southern Route,” had been added in […]

This October, It Pays to Share Your Ride!

The month of October is Rideshare Month in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  What this means for you as a RIDE Solutions member is that you can win a $100 gift card just for sharing a ride with others any time this month.  Please read on to learn more! For the […]

Latest Trends in Commuter Transportation, ACT 2022 Conference

About two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend the Association for Commuter Transportation’s (ACT) 2022 International Conference, held August 1st through 3rd in Chicago.  In this blog, I will describe some of the highlights of the conference, while the next blog will focus on some of what I […]

How RIDE Solutions Can Help You Save $$ During High Gas Prices and High Inflation

As one of RIDE Solutions’ Regional Coordinators in southern and southwest Virginia, I often write blogs about interesting or relevant trends in transportation, demographics, and the like.  Given the record-high fuel prices and inflation our nation is currently experiencing, I intend for this blog to focus on how RIDE Solutions […]