RIDE Solutions Can Help You Save Money on Gas

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 […]

Media shouldn’t blame the victim when covering traffic crashes

This commentary by Andrea Garland appeared in the Roanoke Times on February 19, 2022.  On the afternoon of Feb. 11, the driver of a 2014 Dodge Journey struck and killed a 39-year-old woman while she was riding her bike on U.S. 11 in Botetourt County. Tabitha Thompson was riding along […]

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 […]

2021 Virginia Legislative Update

Each year, the Virginia Bicycle Federation monitors and advocates for or against 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 […]

Commuting and Traveling by Bicycle in Patrick County

At the end of December, I published a blog entitled New Year’s Resolution:  “Bicycling is a Great Way to Get in Shape, Save Money, Help the Environment, and Get Rewarded for it!”  In the blog, (see https://ridesolutions.org/2020/12/30/new-years-resolution-bicycling-is-a-great-way-to-get-in-shape-save-money-help-the-environment-and-get-rewarded-for-it/) I referenced a variety of articles lauding the many health benefits of bicycling.  In addition to […]

2021 Virginia Legislative Update

Each year, the Virginia Bicycle Federation monitors and advocates for or against 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 […]

2021 Virginia Legislative Update

Each year, the Virginia Bicycle Federation monitors and advocates for or against 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 […]

2021 Virginia Legislative Update

Each year, the Virginia Bicycle Federation monitors and advocates for or against 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 […]

Bicycling in and Around Martinsville for Work and Non-Work Trips

A couple of weeks ago, I published a blog entitled New Year’s Resolution:  “Bicycling is a Great Way to Get in Shape, Save Money, Help the Environment, and Get Rewarded for it!” In the blog, (see https://ridesolutions.org/2020/12/30/new-years-resolution-bicycling-is-a-great-way-to-get-in-shape-save-money-help-the-environment-and-get-rewarded-for-it/) I referenced numerous articles lauding the many health benefits of bicycling.  In addition […]