As one of RIDE Solutions’ Regional Coordinators in southern and southwest Virginia, I often write blogs about interesting or relevant trends in transportation, demographics, and the like. Given the record-high fuel prices and inflation our nation is currently experiencing, I intend for this blog to focus on how RIDE Solutions […]
As most everyone who is a RIDE Solutions member and has an account with the Agile Mile app is aware, RIDE Solutions has always encouraged and recognized commute trips utilizing green modes including carpooling, vanpooling, transit, walking, biking, and telework. During the early months of COVID, we began allowing non-commute […]
In the West Piedmont Planning District, as is the case in most places, most commuters travel by car to get to work, principally through use of the single-occupancy automobile. In many cases that works well, although some workers or potential workers have unreliable transportation, or sometimes no transportation options at […]
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 […]
New Year’s Resolution: Bicycling is a Great Way to Get in Shape, Save Money, Help the Environment, and Get Rewarded for it!
As we close out 2020 (many will say “good riddance”) and approach another new year, many of us will think about New Year’s resolutions. For some of us, such resolutions involve getting in shape, and living a more healthy and active lifestyle. Bicycling is a great way to get in […]
On December 10th, the U.S. Census Bureau released results of its 2015 – 2019 American Community Survey (ACS), and “Means of Transportation to Work” is one of many sets of data that were released. Americans are most familiar with the decennial census, which consists of a full population and housing […]