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 […]

RIDE Solutions to Partner with Rooster Walk Music & Arts Festival

This year, RIDE Solutions will partner with the Rooster Walk Music & Arts Festival to promote alternative transportation to and from the event.  This year, the event will include several days of live music featuring bands such as Big Daddy Love, Yarn, Holly Bowling, the Vegabonds, and many more.  Various […]

Employment Spotlight: Danville and Pittsylvania County

The U.S. Census Bureau has released 2017 data on its OnTheMap website, which is a very intuitive source for recent employment and commuting data.  This data is available for most areas of the U.S., and the West Piedmont Planning District is no exception.  Using this tool, we briefly explore employment […]

RIDE Solutions Kicks off Business Outreach with Monogram Foods

Since July, the West Piedmont Planning District Commission has been coordinating the RIDE Solutions program here in the West Piedmont Planning District.  Since that time, we have been promoting the program through various means such as ads in magazines, and a job fair and trade show, with more events to […]