As mentioned in a blog post earlier this month, May is Bike to Work Month. This week, the week of May 16th, is Bike to Work Week, and Friday, May 20th is Bike to Work Day.
May is Bike Month in Virginia! Your Bike Commute Will Not Only Earn You Discounts, But Possibly a Great Prize Too!
May is Bike Month in Virginia, and we at RIDE Solutions encourage you to dust off your bike and get riding this month! In addition to being a fun, healthy way to get around while helping you to earn discounts by logging your trips in the RIDE Solutions app, this […]
The Ride Smart Challenge is a Great Opportunity for You to Try a new Travel Mode for Your Commute, and Win Prizes (and Earn Rewards)!
RIDE Solutions is about to kick off one of its most popular annual events, the Ride Smart Challenge! The goal of the Ride Smart Challenge is to eliminate 1,000 driving trips from the roads during the event’s time frame, which begins this Wednesday, April 20th and ends May 4th. The […]
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 […]
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is seeking the public’s input on a corridor study in the City of Danville, via a MetroQuest survey. The study area comprises the Piedmont Drive corridor between Park Avenue and Boxwood Court, which is the primary roadway serving both the Danville Mall and Coleman […]
Many of us routinely drive different places, whether as part of our commute, to go to the store, or perhaps to visit a place we’ve never been before. As we drive, we see the trees whizzing past us, along with a tapestry of scenic countryside, landmarks, and more. One of […]
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 […]
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 […]
As many who read my blogs likely have noticed, I typically focus on events happening in the West Piedmont region as my subject matter, with an occasional departure to a national topic, often having to do with some form of mobility. Today, I would like to share my observations and […]
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 […]