Pittsylvania County Commuting Patterns

Periodically, the U.S. Census Bureau releases commutation data which shows commuting patterns among localities throughout the United States. Recently, I wrote blogs highlighting commuting patterns throughout the entire West Piedmont Planning District and many of its constituent localities (see https://ridesolutions.org/west-piedmont/ and scroll to the bottom of the page).  This week, I focus […]

30th Annual Wilderness Road Gran Fondo

The Wilderness Road Ride takes place  Saturday, May 29, 2021. A tradition for many years with riders throughout the Roanoke Valley and NRV and an excellent opportunity for riders of all levels to cycle some of the most scenic and beautiful roads in Virginia.  There are 5 route options and […]

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 […]

14th NRVBA Annual Ride of Silence

The 14th Annual Ride of Silence – NRV will be held on Wednesday May 19th! All Ages! All Kinds of Bikes! Police Escort! Hosted by Pathways for Radford and the New River Valley Bike Association.Join cyclists worldwide in a silent, slow paced ride in honor of those who have been […]

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 […]

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 […]