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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
For years, Patrick County had awaited reconstruction of a portion of U.S. Route 58 between Stuart and Meadows of Dan as a means to improve the safety and functionality of this arterial roadway. The wait is over! A ground-breaking ceremony was held in Patrick County in early October to mark […]
With the temperatures getting cooler and the air much less humid than just a few short months ago, now is a great time to get out on your bike, whether to commute to work or ride to your local store without breaking much of a sweat, or just to venture […]
When we’re out and about, we typically see other people biking and walking in their neighborhoods, towns, and cities. As a planner, one of the things that fascinates me is where people walk and bike, as this factor is often an important prerequisite for identifying where infrastructure such as bike […]
As the heat of summer wanes and gives way to the cooler temperatures of fall, it might be a great time to try biking as part of your commute or other essential trip. In addition to saving money and wear-and-tear on your vehicle, you’ll be getting a free workout! In […]