Patrick Springs to Critz Bicycle Loop

Beginning in 2020, RIDE Solutions began to create Self-Guided Bicycle Tours around its service region as a way to enable people to become more comfortable with bicycling, and to learn about new bike routes they can use, particularly between their homes and destinations they are trying to get to.  Many […]

Patrick Springs to Stuart Scenic Bicycle Tour

Beginning in 2020, RIDE Solutions began to create Self-Guided Bicycle Tours around the region as a way to enable people to become more comfortable with bicycling, and to learn about new bike routes they can use, particularly between their home and a destination they are trying to reach.  Many of […]

2018 Commuting Patterns for Franklin County

Typically, on an annual basis, the U.S. Census Bureau releases commutation data, which shows commuting patterns among localities throughout the United States. Recently, I wrote a blog discussing commuting patterns throughout the entire West Piedmont Planning District (please see here:  https://ridesolutions.org/2021/04/30/2018-west-piedmont-planning-district-commuting-patterns-where-workers-commuted-to-and-from/), but this week I focus on commuting patterns for […]

Danville MPO Seeks Public Input for Piney Forest Road Corridor Study

The Danville Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will hold a virtual town hall meeting to obtain input from the public regarding the Piney Forest Road corridor in the City of Danville.  The purpose of the study is to identify strategies and improvements to address existing and future traffic congestion, safety, as […]

Now is a Great Time to Ride the Breeze to Richmond, D.C. or anyplace in Between

The Virginia Breeze, the inter-city bus service operated by the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT), which has been serving the Interstate 81 and 66 corridors from Blacksburg to Washington, D.C. very successfully since 2017, introduced service to the West Piedmont Planning District in August 2020.  The Breeze […]